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Ian Kinsler, shown here as a member of the Spokane Indians on Sept. 2, 2003, is representing the U.S. in the World Baseball Classic final in Los Angeles. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)


World Baseball Classic final features three former Spokane Indians

The World Baseball Classic has brought players from across the globe together on one big international stage the past two weeks. Most of the best teams in the tournament are stocked with Major Leaguers, while some of the countries populated ...

THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2017, 4:49 P.M.

Former Spokane Indians outfielder Bob Bowman dies

Bob Bowman, an outfield regular for the 1961 Spokane Indians, died January 27 in San Jose, He was 85. From a pioneer Mendocino, Calif., family, Bowman played all or parts of five seasons in the major leagues, all with the ...

Former baseball player Jackie Brown, who pitched for the Spokane Indians’ in 1973, died on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2016, after a long illness. (Cowles Publishing)

MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2017, 10:54 P.M.

Ex-Spokane Indians ace Jackie Brown dies after long illness

Jackie Brown, personable pitching ace for Spokane’s 1973 Pacific Coast League champions, died Sunday in his hometown, Holdenville, Oklahoma, after a long illness. Raised on a peanut farm, Brown had a 47-53 major league record in seven seasons with four ...

Umpires working Spokane Indians games will get a $100 a month boost in the new five-year labor contract. (File The Spokesman-Review / File The Spokesman-Review)

MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2017, 2:57 P.M.

Minor league umpires get hotel upgrade, family leave, raises

NEW YORK– Minor league umpires are getting an upgrade in hotel accommodations, family leave, refrigerators at ballparks for concussion headgear and pay raises as part of a five-year labor contract. Under the agreement announced Monday, lodging must include interior access ...

Manager Tim Hulett acknowledges the crowd during introductions at the Spokane Indians home opener against the Eugene Emeralds Friday, June 13, 2014 at Avista Stadium. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 3:22 P.M.

Matt Hagen replaces Tim Hulett as Spokane Indians manager

The Spokane Indians announced Thursday that Tim Hulett will not manage the team for the 2017 Northwest League season, ending his 10-year tenure with the team. Matt Hagen will succeed Hulett. Hagen spent last season as the manager in Hickory, ...

TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2016, 10:12 P.M.

Eugene claims NWL title with 2-1 win over Everett

Yeiler Peguero drove in Robert Garcia with a two-out single in the bottom of the fifth inning to lead the Eugene Emeralds to a 2-1 victory over the Everett AquaSox in the championship game of the Northwest League on Tuesday.

MONDAY, SEPT. 12, 2016, 10:54 P.M.

Indians finish third in attendance among short-season Class A teams

The Spokane Indians finished third nationally in attendance among short-season Class A baseball teams in 2016, attracting 187,848 fans to Avista Stadium, an average of 5,076 for 37 games. The number and average would have been higher if the Indians’ ...

FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 2016, 11:44 P.M.

Everett ends Spokane Indians’ season

SEATTLE – The setting was unique, but the result was not. The Everett AquaSox, who won more games than any other team during the Northwest League’s second half, completed a two-game sweep of the Spokane Indians in the North Division ...

Everetts Donnie Walton scores one of three Aquasox runs during the third inning at Avista Stadium, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, in Spokane, Wash. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

THURSDAY, SEPT. 8, 2016, 11:24 P.M.

Errors haunt Spokane Indians in playoff loss to Everett

Despite outhitting the AquaSox 11-7 on Thursday at Avista Stadium, Spokane committed six errors and fell to Everett 8-5 in Game 1 of a three-game Northwest League divisional playoff series. Only three of Everett’s eight runs were earned.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 7, 2016, 11:12 P.M.

Mother Nature throws Indians’ playoff series a curveball

The rain that moved through Snohomish County Wednesday afternoon and evening was enough to postpone Game 1 of the Northwest League North Division Series between the Everett AquaSox and Spokane Indians at Everett Memorial Stadium.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 6, 2016, 10:07 P.M.

Indians head into Northwest League playoffs on upswing

What is a team to do when it’s riding a 10-game losing streak? For the Spokane Indians, it was about having more fun. Last Monday, before the Indians snapped their double-digit losing streak with a 12-1 win against Hillsboro, Spokane ...

FRIDAY, SEPT. 2, 2016, 11:30 P.M.

Spokane Indians’ regular-season finale canceled by lightning

The Spokane Indians (11-22) were three outs away from taking four games in a five-game Northwest League series with the Hillsboro Hops (20-13). The Indians’ final home game was canceled on Friday at Avista Stadium because of a lightning storm ...

THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2016, 11:03 P.M.

Alex Kowalczyk boosts Spokane Indians to win over Hillsboro

The Indians won their third game in four days, dropping the Hillsboro Hops 5-2 in the fourth game of a five-game Northwest League series on Thursday at Avista Stadium. Spokane grabbed the lead in the fourth inning, as Alex Kowaczyk ...

Hillsboro's Manny Jefferson is steals second base after Spokane second baseman Luis Terrero missed the ball from a passed ball error from the catcher in the first inning, Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, at Avista Stadium. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016, 10:24 P.M.

Tempers fly in Spokane Indians’ loss to Hillsboro

Chad Smith’s confidence never wavered. The Spokane Indians’ 18-year-old outfielder, who was 3 for 4 with a pair of doubles in Spokane’s 8-5 loss to Hillsboro on Wednesday at Avista Stadium, was subject to a major slump in August. After ...

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