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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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  • Mon., May 20, 2013, midnight

    Rangers put Kinsler on DL, recall former Indian

    Top prospect Jurickson Profar will get most of the playing time at second base for the Texas Rangers while Ian Kinsler is on the 15-day disabled list with bruised ribs. …


  • Mon., Oct. 22, 2012, midnight

    Former Indians pitcher Kremmel dies

    Former Spokane Indians pitcher Jim Kremmel, among several players from the 1970s who became area residents, died here on Oct. 12. He was 63. A native of Belleville, Ill., the …


  • Sat., Sept. 22, 2012, midnight

    Former Spokane Indian Pierce dies at 64

    Baseball: Jack Pierce, who might have been Spokane’s most popular player in the city’s final years of Pacific Coast League baseball, has died in Monterrey, Mexico, at the age of …


  • Sat., Sept. 1, 2012, midnight

    Spokane Indians win season finale

    EUGENE, Ore. – The Spokane Indians ended the 2012 Northwest League baseball season on a winning note Friday night. They also played the role of spoilers. John Kukuruda pitched six …


  • Fri., Aug. 31, 2012, 10:04 p.m.

    Indians end season with victory

    EUGENE, Ore. – The Spokane Indians ended the 2012 Northwest League baseball season on a winning note Friday night. They also played the role of spoilers.


  • Fri., Aug. 31, 2012, midnight

    Eugene stops Indians in bottom of ninth

    EUGENE, Ore. – Joe Maloney and Smerling Lantigua combined to drive in three ninth-inning runs on Thursday night to give Spokane a one-run lead and avoid a shutout in their …


  • Thu., Aug. 30, 2012, 10:35 p.m.

    Indians lose in bottom of ninth

    EUGENE, Ore. – Joe Maloney and Smerling Lantigua combined to drive in three ninth-inning runs on Thursday night to give Spokane a one-run lead and avoid a shutout in their …


  • Thu., Aug. 30, 2012, midnight

    Eugene keeps West lead with rout of Spokane

    EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Emeralds have the best overall record in the Northwest League this baseball season after Wednesday’s 8-2 win over the visiting Spokane Indians. Oddly enough, the …


  • Wed., Aug. 29, 2012, 10:29 p.m.

    Eugene dispatches Indians

    EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Emeralds have the best overall record in the Northwest League this season after Wednesday’s 8-2 win over the visiting Spokane Indians.


  • Wed., Aug. 29, 2012, midnight

    Eugene trips up Indians in 10th inning

    EUGENE, Ore. – The Spokane Indians now have 10 reasons to dislike extra innings. Corey Adamson’s one-out RBI single to left field capped a two-run 10th inning Tuesday night as …


  • Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 11:05 p.m.

    Indians fall to 0-10 in extra innings

    EUGENE, Ore. – The Spokane Indians now have 10 reasons to dislike extra innings.


  • Mon., Aug. 27, 2012, 12:21 a.m.

    Blanchette: Sunshine, fireworks and a nice win

    Winning baseball is nice. Sunshine, free parking and fireworks are better. The 10-4 pasting Spokane laid on Salem-Keizer Sunday was a nice sendoff (the Indians have five more games in …


  • Mon., Aug. 27, 2012, midnight

    Bats come alive in Indians’ final game at Avista Stadium

    The strangest things happen at the ballpark in between the same old, same old. Exhibit A: not quite four innings into Sunday evening’s 2012 home finale, the Spokane Indians were …


  • Sun., Aug. 26, 2012, midnight

    Indians help Volcanoes to 5-2 win

    The up-and-down nature of the 2012 Spokane Indians was on full display Saturday. One night after stranding 17 base runners, the Indians managed just four hits and left three runners …


  • Sat., Aug. 25, 2012, 10:28 p.m.

    Indians help Volcanoes to 5-2 win

    The up-and-down nature of the 2012 Spokane Indians was on full display Saturday. One night after stranding 17 base runners, the Indians managed just four hits and left three runners …


  • Sat., Aug. 25, 2012, midnight

    Indians continue to struggle in extra innings

    Extra-inning games haven’t been kind to the Spokane Indians this season. It was more of the same as Spokane let opportunity after opportunity slip away and dropped a 2-1 Northwest …


  • Fri., Aug. 24, 2012, midnight

    Jose Valdespina pitches gem against Salem-Keizer

    Time is running out on the 2012 Spokane Indians, but at least for a night right-handed Jose Valdespina kept their flickering playoff hopes alive. A free-agent signee out of Santiago, …


  • Thu., Aug. 23, 2012, 9:46 p.m.

    Jose Valdespina keeps hopes alive for Indians

    Time is running out on the 2012 Spokane Indians, but at least for a night right-handed Jose Valdespina kept their flickering playoff hopes alive.


  • Thu., Aug. 23, 2012, midnight

    Blanchette: Skole just happy to be playing ball

    Baseball’s transaction wire has sent the Spokane Indians a familiar face, reassigned from the Blessing-in-Disguise League. And it looks as if Jake Skole is ready to make the most of …


  • Wed., Aug. 22, 2012, 10:24 p.m.

    Jake Skole happy to be playing again

    Baseball’s transaction wire has sent the Spokane Indians a familiar face, reassigned from the Blessing-in-Disguise League. And it looks as if Jake Skole is ready to make the most of …