Aaron Roe Ward Cunningham was born on April 24, 1986, in Anchorage, Alaska, is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Cleveland Indians. Cunningham was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the sixth round of the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft. After two years in the White Sox organization, he was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Danny Richar on June 16, 2007.
On December 14, 2007, he was acquired by the Oakland Athletics in the trade that sent Dan Haren to the Diamondbacks. He was called up from the minors for the first time on August 30, 2008.
On January 16, 2010, Cunningham and Scott Hairston were traded to the San Diego Padres for Kevin Kouzmanoff and Eric Sogard. In Cunningham’s first start as a San Diego Padres player he hit a grand slam to center field in his first at bat.
On December 16, 2011, Cunningham was traded to the Cleveland Indians for Minor League pitcher Cory Burns.