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SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014

Indians make it 2 for 2

There's not much to criticize about the Spokane Indians after the first two games of the Northwest League season. Not only are the Indians 2-0, but they've collected 23 hits while five of their seven pitchers who have seen action haven't allowed earned runs. The...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014

Indians begin NWL season with triumph

The Spokane Indians combined a lively offense, sound defense, solid starting pitching and excellent relief pitching Friday night and came up with a 7-3 win over the Eugene Emeralds to open the Northwest League season at Avista Stadium. Spokane and Eugene will play four more...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014

TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2014

Indians open three-day minicamp

The Spokane Indians' minicamp began Tuesday at Avista Stadium, highlighted by a handful of returning players. The Indians worked through the first day with only three infielders, but eighth-year manager Tim Hulett pronounced the day a success. Plus, the dark skies to the northeast of...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2014

Cameras will beam Indians players to Texas

The Northwest League opener is still eight days away, but plenty of activity has begun at Avista Stadium for another season of Spokane Indians baseball. One change this year is the installation of five high-definition cameras that will allow the parent-club Texas Rangers to follow...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8, 2014

FRIDAY, AUG. 30, 2013

THURSDAY, AUG. 29, 2013

Indians' offense comes alive at right time

Spokane Indians manager Tim Hulett called Thursday night's game his team's top offensive performance of the Northwest League season. Spokane, averaging 3.7 runs through its first 71 games, cobbled together a season-best 16 hits and also reached a season high for runs during a 12-3...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28, 2013

Indians suffer blow to playoff hopes

The Spokane Indians had an opportunity to improve their fading playoff chances on Wednesday, but their 4-2 loss to Everett at Avista Stadium made their mission tougher. The Indians' shot at winning the Northwest League North Division's second-half title is all but gone, as Everett...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 27, 2013

Indians can reach playoffs with solid finish

The final six regular-season games of the Northwest League season begin Wednesday, and the 35-35 Spokane Indians can make the playoffs by getting hot against the Everett AquaSox. Spokane could possibly win the North Division title, but its best chance could be finishing with a...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 23, 2013

Indians rally with runs in ninth, 10th

The Spokane Indians improved their playoff chances Friday night by breaking through in the ninth and 10th innings for a 6-5 win over the Tri-City Dust Devils to complete a three-game Northwest League series at Avista Stadium. Spokane, in danger of falling two games off...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 22, 2013

Indians drop out of first place

There must be better ways to make a playoff run than the Spokane Indians have shown during the last week. Thursday night's 7-2 loss to the Tri-City Dust Devils gave the Indians a 2-5 record for their current homestand, which ends Friday night at Avista...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21, 2013

Indians break out of slump with big innings

When the dust settled on Wednesday night and the Spokane Indians had won for the first time since Friday, it marked the 10th consecutive day that the Indians have led or been tied for first place in the Northwest League's North Division. Wednesday's 10-4 win...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 20, 2013

Indians' fourth straight loss creates logjam at top

The Northwest League's North Division second-half title is up for grabs after the Spokane Indians dropped their fourth consecutive game to the Hillsboro Hops on Tuesday night. The 4-1, 11-inning defeat left Spokane, Everett and Vancouver tied for first place at 12-14, with Tri-City one...

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MONDAY, AUG. 19, 2013

SUNDAY, AUG. 18, 2013

Hops stop Indians again

If the Spokane Indians come up short in their bid to qualify for the Northwest League playoffs, two factors might stand out: their record against the Hillsboro Hops and their record on their home field, Avista Stadium. Spokane's 5-1 loss to the Hops on Sunday...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 17, 2013

Extra-inning setback ends Indians' streak

The last time the Spokane Indians won seven consecutive games was 16 years ago. The Indians made a late-game move to try to match that streak on Saturday night, but they instead lost for the first time since Aug. 10. The Hillsboro Hops stopped the...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 16, 2013

Indians run winning streak to six

The Spokane Indians have caught fire at the right time, fashioning a six-game winning streak that puts them in strong position to qualify for the Northwest League's postseason. The most direct route for Spokane would be to win the North Division's second-half title. After Friday...

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SUNDAY, AUG. 4, 2013

Indians head to All-Star break with win

The Spokane Indians were in jeopardy Sunday of notching a fourth consecutive loss with the Northwest League's All-Star break on the horizon. One of three Indians named to the all-star team took care of that. Infielder Janluis Castro hit a solo home run to right...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 3, 2013

FRIDAY, AUG. 2, 2013

Sigh! Sy's 2-run homer sinks Indians

The Spokane Indians outhit the Northwest League's top-hitting team, the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes (.264) by a count of 9-7 on Friday night, but Spokane mistakes and a big two-run homer by S-K's Jeremy Sy led to a 5-2 Indians defeat. Since Spokane's series-opening win on Wednesday,...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 1, 2013

Indians take lumps on rainy night

Most Spokane Indians fans left Avista Stadium long before Thursday night's 9-3 loss to the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes was official. Rain started falling in the sixth inning, around the time the Volcanoes turned a 4-1 lead into a 9-1 edge with a five-run sixth that included...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013

Serrato's 11th-inning homer lifts Spokane

The Spokane Indians were one strike away from heading to the 12th inning on Wednesday when Barrett Serrato ended the long night. Serrato's second home run of the season, on a 2-2 count with two out in the 11th inning, also scored Janluis Castro and...

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THURSDAY, JULY 25, 2013

Spokane's Castro, two relievers control Canadians

The Spokane Indians managed just two runs and 14 hits during a three-game home series against the Vancouver Canadians this week, but they avoided disaster by winning Thursday's series finale 2-1 at Avista Stadium. Starter Kyle Castro and relievers Ryne Slack and Mike Zouzalik held...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013

Indians endure second consecutive shutout

True Spokane Indians fans may remember that their team lost its first two (eventually three) games of the Northwest League baseball season. Spokane is also 0-2 to start the second half of the season, but this beginning is a bit more concerning. The Indians began...

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