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Indians edge Boise twice

The first week of the Northwest League season had been a downer for the Spokane Indians, but the second week is looking up. The Indians played a pair of seven-inning games against Boise on Saturday, a way to make up for Thursday's rainout, and swept the Hawks 3-2, 4-3 with sharp pitching, some timely hits and excellent fielding plays. Spokane hadn't won at Avista Stadium until Saturday and entered the doubleheader with a 1-6 record. Sunday's afternoon game will give the Indians three games in a 22-hour period. Read story

Rangers’ top collegiate pick assigned to Indians

The Texas Rangers on Friday signed third baseman Mike Olt, their top collegiate pick from this month’s first-year draft, and assigned him to Spokane.

Olt, who set the career home-run record at the University of Connecticut, was selected in the supplemental first round and the 49th pick overall.

The Indians expect Olt to arrive in Spokane Saturday from Texas, but he’s not expected to play Saturday..

Texas also signed left-hander James Reyes and assigned him to the Indians. Reyes, a seventh-round choice from Elon (N.C.) University, isn’t expected in Spokane Saturday.

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