Tracking Spokane’s Northwest League (short-season A) baseball team. The Indians, a Texas Rangers farm club, won the NWL title in 2008.
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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.
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.
MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2017, 2:57 P.M.
Minor league umpires get hotel upgrade, family leave, raises
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.
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 3:22 P.M.
Matt Hagen replaces Tim Hulett as Spokane Indians manager
The Spokane Indians announced Thursday Tim Hulett will not manage the team for the 2017 Northwest League season, ending his 10-year tenure with the organization.
TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016, 11:02 P.M.
Hendricks’ journey takes him from Spokane Indians to Game 7 starter for the Cubs
Five baseball seasons ago, Kyle Hendricks was playing his first professional season with the Spokane Indians, appearing in 20 games, all in relief.
FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016, 2 A.M.
Spokane Indians manager Tim Hulett reflects on former players Kyle Hendricks, Carl Edwards
When starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks trots out to the mound for the Cubs in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday, longtime Spokane Indians manager Tim Hulett will be …
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 …
MONDAY, SEPT. 12, 2016, 10:54 P.M.
Indians finish third in attendance among short-season Class A teams
Minor league baseball attendance dropped to 41.38 million this year from 42.56 million in 2015.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 2016, 11:44 P.M.
Everett ends Spokane Indians’ season
The setting was unique, but the result was not.
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. …
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 …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 6, 2016, 10:07 P.M.
Indians head into Northwest League playoffs on upswing
What is a team to do when its riding a 10-game losing streak?
MONDAY, SEPT. 5, 2016, 10:29 P.M.
Everett sends Spokane Indians to season-ending loss
Bryson Brigman singled to center with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning on Monday afternoon to give the Everett AquaSox a 6-5 victory over the Spokane Indians …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 4, 2016, 10:23 P.M.
Anderson Tejeda drives in winner, also homers in Spokane Indians 8-7 win over Everett
A day after the Everett AquaSox rallied in the ninth to beat Spokane, the Indians returned the favor with Anderson Tejeda driving in his fourth run of the game with …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 4, 2016, 10:23 P.M.
Spokane Indians players not interested in becoming part of lawsuit
Minor league baseball is a grind. But it’s one Spokane Indians players were prepared for.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 3, 2016, 10 P.M.
Everett rallies in the bottom of the ninth to deal loss to Indians
Eric Filia doubled home two in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Everett AquaSox over the Spokane Indians 6-5 in a Northwest League game at Memorial Stadium in …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 2, 2016, 11:30 P.M.
Spokane Indians’ regular-season finale canceled by lightning
The Spokane Indians (11-22) were four outs away from taking four game in a five-game series with the Hillsboro Hops(20-13).
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.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016, 10:24 P.M.
Tempers fly in Spokane Indians’ loss to Hillsboro
Spokane starter C.D. Pelham was chased off the mound in 1
TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2016, 9:24 P.M.
Anderson Tejeda’s sixth homer sparks Indians past Hops
The Spokane Indians’ offense has awoken from it’s slumber.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 2016, 9:10 A.M.
Spokane Indians players excited for opportunity to play at Safeco Field
In addition to playing in the Northwest League playoffs, the Spokane Indians are receiving another unique opportunity.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 7, 2016, 8:22 A.M.
Northwest League playoffs: Three keys to victory for the Spokane Indians against Everett
Whether they’re deserving or not, the Spokane Indians are in the Northwest League playoffs.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2016, 8:54 A.M.
Spokane Indians prospect rankings (Week 7)
They came into the Northwest League together, and now they’ve taken the Spokane Indians prospect rankings by storm.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016, 5:26 P.M.
Indians notebook: High school rivals Curtis Terry and Chad Smith united in Spokane
Indians’ outfielder Chad Smith remembers pitching for South Gwinnett High School against its rival, Archer High School. Smith was usually able to get most outs with relative ease, but one …
MONDAY, AUG. 29, 2016, 6:42 P.M.
Indians notebook: Clinging to a 10-game losing streak, Spokane plays Fungo Golf to boost team morale
What does a team riding a 10-game losing streak do to boost team morale?
FRIDAY, AUG. 26, 2016, 8:25 P.M.
Indians notebook: After 1-7 road trip, Spokane returns home
Playing on the road in the Northwest League is never easy.
SATURDAY, AUG. 20, 2016, 11:17 A.M.
Indians notebook: Curtis Terry called up to Spokane
The Spokane Indians may have finally filled their offensive hole at the first base position.
THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2016, 9:01 A.M.
Q&A with top Rangers’ prospect Leody Taveras
There has been a lot of new for Leody Taveras since being signed with the Texas Rangers in July 2015.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17, 2016, 9:03 A.M.
Spokane Indians prospect rankings (Week 5)
Three young, intriguing prospects make their way into the Spokane Indians’ prospect rankings.
SATURDAY, AUG. 13, 2016, 8:25 A.M.
Indians notebook: Taveras, Tejeda “fit in really well” in Spokane
When the Spokane Indians host a playoff game in September, their roster will look different from the one that clinched a postseason berth by winning the Northwest League first-half title.
FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2016, 8:23 A.M.
Indians notebook: Personalities of Todd McDonald, Tyler Phillips shine through in walk-up songs
In a sport where showing emotion is not common, walk-up songs can provide fans a brief look at player’s personalities.
THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2016, 3:11 P.M.
Spokane Indians prospect rankings (Week 3)
With Xavier Turner moving on to greener pastures in Hickory, North Carolina, the Spokane Indians’ prospect rankings has a new addition.
THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2016, 2:54 P.M.
Indians notebook: Xavier Turner, Luke Lanphere promoted
The Northwest League’s leader in batting average is taking his talents to the South Atlantic League
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3, 2016, 10:56 A.M.
Indians notebook: Leody Taveras, the Rangers’ fourth-ranked prospect, called up to Spokane
A top Rangers prospect will be making a stop in Spokane.
MONDAY, AUG. 1, 2016, 5:39 P.M.
Indians notebook: Starting pitcher Nick Green included in Carlos Beltran deal
Spokane starting pitcher Nick Green was shipped away to the New York Yankees in a package that sent back Carlos Beltran to the Texas Rangers in a four-player trade.
SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2016, 1:19 P.M.
Indians notebook: CD Pelham a permanent edition to Spokane’s starting rotation
The Spokane Indians have been directed by the Texas Rangers to use CD Pelham as a starting pitcher, according to pitching coach Joey Seaver. Pelham had worked out of the …
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016, 11:07 A.M.
Indians notebook: Q&A with Michael Matuella
As alluded to in our previous update on Matuella, the Indians’ opening day starter was in Spokane for the Indians’ recent series with Tri-City to take a break from rehabbing …
THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016, 11:42 A.M.
Indians notebook: Weekly Prospect Rankings (Week 2)
While there aren’t any new additions to the Spokane Indians weekly prospect rankings, there is a new No. 1. And a great deal of movement. Six of last week’s 10 …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2016, 3:30 P.M.
Indians notebook: An update on former Spokane groundskeeper David Yearout
It’s business as usual for former Spokane Indians groundskeeper David Yearout in his return to Avista Stadium.
TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2016, 8:01 P.M.
Indians notebook: Spokane’s trip back from Boise a joyous ride
Normally division championships are celebrated with champagne showers in the locker room. The Spokane Indians settled for cheering and high fives on a crowded bus.
2011 Spokane Indians Roster
2011 Spokane Indians Opening Day roster
THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2015, 10:22 P.M.
Spokane Indians vs. Hillsboro
On opening night, the Spokane Indians beat the Hillsboro Hops 6-5 in the ninth inning on a run by Ti’Quan Forbes, Thursday, June 18, 2015, at Avista Stadium.