Aaron Wade Miles
(born December 15, 1976, in Pittsburg
) is a Major League Baseball infielder
who is currently with the Los Angeles Dodgers
Miles was originally drafted by the Houston Astros
in the 19th round of the 1995 amateur draft
. He played in the Astros minor league system through 2000, making it as high as Class-A+ with the Kissimmee Cobras
in 2000, where he hit .292 in 75 games. He was a member of the Midwest League
All-Star team in 1999.
Chicago White Sox
He was selected by the Chicago White Sox
in the minor league portion of the Rule V Draft
in 2000. He played with the Double-A Birmingham Barons
in 2001-2002. In 2002 he was the MVP of the Double-A Southern League
while hitting .322 for the Barons. He was promoted to Triple-A with the Charlotte Knights
in 2003 and was the International League
Rookie of the Year. He made his Major League debut on September 11, 2003 against the Minnesota Twins
as a pinch hitter and recorded his first hit on September 18, also against Minnesota. In 8 games with the White Sox, hit had four hits (3 doubles) in 12 at-bats.
Miles was traded to the Colorado Rockies
on December 2, 2003 for Juan Uribe
. He appeared in 134 games with the Rockies and finished fourth in the voting for the 2004 National League Rookie of the Year
, while hitting .293 in 134 games.
St. Louis Cardinals
Miles was traded by the Rockies to the......