Vancouver ends Indians’ season

The Spokane Indians couldn’t have drawn up a better situation for a ninth-inning comeback. But what the Indians will likely remember about the 2014 Northwest League baseball playoffs is that big moments – and victories – remained just out of their grasp. Read more

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Give and Take: Blog matters

A sampling from the past week of entries in The Spokesman-Review blog SportsLink. 4: The Spokane Shock and the Arena put an end to rumors that have been circulating for nine months about the team possibly relocating. Read more

Season of high hopes reaches end

One more base hit in the ninth inning Thursday night and the Spokane Indians would still be playing baseball Friday…

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Indians’ season ends on bases-loaded groundout

Spokane Indians cleanup batter Luke Tendler grounded out with two outs and the bases loaded in the ninth inning of Thursday’s season-ending 5-4 loss to Vancouver. Read more

Missed opportunities haunt Indians

The Vancouver Canadians had two legitimate scoring opportunities on Wednesday night at Nat Bailey Stadium. The Spokane Indians had five…

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Spokane Indians lose playoff opener

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The Spokane Indians did almost everything they wanted on Wednesday night except get a key hit. Left-hander Derek Thompson pitched six-plus superb innings, keeping the Vancouver Canadians’ speedy runners off base and shutting down their power hitters, but the Indians will return to Avista Stadium tonight needing a win to keep their season going. Read more

Rain postpones Spokane Indians playoff

The Spokane Indians’ Canadian visit was extended an extra day. Heavy, persistent rain Tuesday forced the postponement of Game 1 of the Northwest League’s North Division playoffs between the Indians and Vancouver Canadians at Nat Bailey Stadium. Read more

Indians swept on eve of postseason

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The Spokane Indians have known since July 21 that they would participate in the Northwest League playoffs. Now they’ll find out if they’re more like the team that played before or after July 21. Read more

Indians open NWL playoffs at Vancouver

The Spokane Indians will open the best-of-3 North division playoffs at 7:05 tonight (Tuesday) against the three-time defending NWL champion Vancouver Canadians at Nat Bailey Stadium. Read more

It’s Indians vs. Canadians in playoffs

VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Vancouver Canadians scored three runs with two out in the sixth inning in posting a 5-3 victory over Spokane on Sunday to clinch the Northwest League’s second-half North title and set up a divisional playoff matchup with the first-half champion Indians. The two clubs face each other in a regular-season finale today in Vancouver. Read more

Vancouver rallies in eighth to defeat Spokane

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Ryan McBroom stroked a two-out, two-run double in the bottom of the eighth inning to carry the Vancouver Canadians to a 5-4 victory over the Spokane Indians in Northwest League play Saturday. Vancouver maintained a one-game lead over Tri-City in the race for the second-half crown of the North Division with two games left. Tri-City has to win both of its games and hope Spokane beats the Canadians twice to win the second-half crown. The second-half winner will play first-half winner Spokane in the first round of the playoffs. Read more

Everyone gets in act for Indians

The Spokane Indians capped their regular-season home schedule Friday with a balanced offensive performance. All 11 Indians who came to…

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David Perez pitches Indians past Salem-Keizer

Nobody at Avista Stadium on Friday night – and more than 7,000 people were in attendance – would have wagered that David Perez was on his way to a win after watching him pitch to the first six batters. But that’s exactly what happened as Perez, aided by the Spokane Indians’ sterling defense, shrugged off a nightmarish start to earn his first win since 2012 during an 11-5 decision over the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes. Read more

Destination: Vancouver and TBD

The Spokane Indians will wrap up their Northwest League regular-season home schedule Friday with the final game of a five-game…

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Charles Moorman the hero as Indians top Salem-Keizer

Charles Moorman’s first winning hit with the Spokane Indians had just enough bounce at the right time. Moorman bounded a two-run single over the head of third baseman Ryder Jones against a drawn-in infield in the fourth inning Thursday to put Spokane ahead for good during a 5-3 win over Salem-Keizer at Avista Stadium. Read more

Fernando Vivili just misses repeat as Indians fall to Volcanoes

For a split second, the Spokane Indians, the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes and the fans at Avista Stadium thought Fernando Vivili had done it again. But unlike Monday, when Vivili hit a winning three-run homer in the ninth inning, the long fly ball he hit Wednesday with the bases loaded in the ninth curved foul. Read more

Pena turns attention to playoffs

Wednesday night served as a playoff tune-up for Spokane Indians starter Richelson Pena, who capped his regular season with a…

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Luke Tendler blasts Indians to win over Volcanoes

Luke Tendler and the Spokane Indians are back in the swing. Tendler hit his Northwest League-leading 10th and 11th home runs Tuesday and the Indians posted their third consecutive win by roaring back from a 5-0 deficit to defeat the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 10-5 at Avista Stadium. Read more

Rangers re-up Single-A affiliation with Spokane

There’s not much to negotiate when the Spokane Indians and Texas Rangers negotiate. “We’ve been together so long that’s it’s really the little things, it’s the relationships,” Rangers president of baseball operations/general manager Jon Daniels said Tuesday while visiting Avista Stadium. … “So when you sit down to do one of these deals, you’re not starting from scratch. Those things have already been discussed.” Read more