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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 fine performance marred by basically one pitch — a 0-2 high fastball that Salem-Keizer’s Austin Slater deposited over the left-field fence for a three-run homer… 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. Read more

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

Spokane, Northwest League to host NWL-Pioneer League All-Star game

The Spokane Indians and the Northwest League are taking a pioneering approach to the league’s 2015 all-star game. The Indians announced Tuesday they’ll host the league’s fourth All-Star Game on Aug. 4 at Avista Stadium, although with a revamped format. Read more

Indians will affect postseason races

The Spokane Indians don’t have to worry about qualifying for the Northwest League playoffs, as they took care of that by winning the North Division first-half title. But the Indians will definitely have a say in what two teams join Spokane and South Division first-half… Read more

Tendler homers twice in big Indians rally

Luke Tendler and the Spokane Indians are back in the swing. Read more

Rangers re-up Single-A affiliation with Spokane Indians

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. Read more

Indians to host new all-star game in 2015

The Spokane Indians and the Northwest League are taking a pioneering approach to the league’s 2015 all-star game. Read more

Playoff picture remains scrambled

The Northwest League regular season is down to one week and seven games. First-half champions Spokane of the North Division and Hillsboro of the South know that they’ll open best-of-3 divisional series on Sept. 2, but their opponents are still unclear. Read story Read more

Vivili’s home run lifts Indians to wild win

Fernando Vivili hit a two-out, three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to shock the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes and give the Spokane Indians a 4-3 win Monday night at Avista Stadium. Read more

Spokane Indians snap six-game losing streak

HILLSBORO, Ore. – Josh Morgan drove in the go-ahead run and Eduard Pinto hit his first home run of the season as the Spokane Indians defeated the Hillsboro Hops 7-4 on Sunday to snap a six-game Northwest League losing streak. Luke Tendler hit a double, his 16th of the season, to lead off the sixth against reliever Mike Cetta (1-3), who then threw a wild pitch to send Tendler to third. Morgan followed with his ground-ball single to center for a 5-4 lead. Read more

Hard-luck Indians lose sixth straight game

HILLSBORO, Ore. – The Spokane Indians keep playing close games against the Hillsboro Hops – and keep losing. Pedro Ruiz doubled with two outs in the 11th inning and scored on Zach Esquerra’s single as the Hops topped Spokane 5-4 Saturday to take a 4-0 lead in the Northwest League series at Ron Tonkin Field. Read more

Indians lose in extra innings

Pedro Ruiz doubled with two outs in the 11th inning and scored on Zach Esquerra’s single as the Hillsboro Hops topped Spokane 5-4 Saturday. Read more

Indians’ losing streak reaches season-high five

HILLSBORO, Ore. – The Spokane Indians registered their season-high fifth consecutive setback on Friday night but not before pushing the Hillsboro Hops until the final out. The Indians spotted the Hops a 4-0 lead after two innings. They rallied with single runs in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings and had two runners aboard in the ninth when Jose Trevino’s liner to shortstop capped Hillsboro’s 4-3 win at Ron Tonkin Field. Read more

Indians drop fourth consecutive game

HILLSBORO, Ore. – The Northwest League’s top-hitting team is struggling to score runs. Markus Solbach (2-0) and two relievers combined on a seven-hitter Thursday as the Hillsboro Hops handed the Spokane Indians their fourth consecutive loss during a 4-2 Northwest League game at Ron Tonkin Field. Read more

Hops outlast Indians

HILLSBORO, Ore. – Jordan Parr’s two-out RBI double in the 14th inning Wednesday night gave the Hillsboro Hops a 2-1 Northwest League victory over the Spokane Indians. The Hops improved to 5-1 against the Indians this season and 17-9 in the second half, good for first place in the South. Spokane, the first-half champion of the North, dropped to 10-16 in the second half. Read more

Hops outlast Indians

Jordan Parr’s two-out RBI double in the 14th inning Wednesday night gave the Hillsboro Hops a 2-1 Northwest League victory over the Spokane Indians. Read more

About as bad as it gets

Most people around these parts had a better night than the Spokane Indians. Yes, the Indians pounded out 17 hits and scored 12 runs against the Tri-City Dust Devils on Monday night. But the Dust Devils played their blackjack hand by collecting 19 hits and… Read more

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