Spokane Indians

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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  • Final strike eludes playoff-seeking Indians

    There may be a more cruel way to have a sure-fire playoff berth yanked away, but it’s hard to fathom. The Spokane Indians were one strike away from wrapping up …


  • One win and Indians are in

    After Saturday’s 12-3 shellacking of Everett, the Spokane Indians need one victory — or one defeat by the Vancouver Canadians — in the next two games to qualify for postseason …


  • Indians capture another NWL series

    The Spokane Indians made it 6 for 7 in winning series this Northwest League season by turning back the Tri-City Dust Devils 5-2 at Avista Stadium. The Indians won the …


  • Indians’ bats go from wild to mild

    The good news for the Spokane Indians is that they’ve averaged 8.5 runs per game during their Northwest League series with the Tri-City Dust Devils at Avista Stadium. The bad …


  • Indians hit one-third mark as dominant team

    The 76-game Northwest League season reached its one-third point (minus one game, to be fair) Tuesday night with the Spokane Indians (18-7) flexing their muscles during a 16-4 win over …


  • Indians-Canadians rubber game looms as vital

    The Northwest League will take its first day off on Monday after 24 consecutive days of baseball. When play picks up on Tuesday, there will be 14 games left in …


  • Indians open crucial series with a bang

    It was put-up-or-shut-up time for the Spokane Indians on Friday. The Indians put up 10 runs and 11 hits on the scoreboard to overwhelm the Vancouver Canadians 10-3 to start …


  • Boise cools off sizzling Spokane

    Until Wednesday night, every Spokane Indians game at Avista Stadium this Northwest League season had the same outcome: an Indians victory. Eight games, eight wins. The last four wins came …


  • Indians show no signs of slowing down

    There’s almost a feel in the air at Avista Stadium that the Spokane Indians are going to find a way to win. After Tuesday night’s 7-3 win over Boise, the …


  • Potent offense keeps Indians rolling

    The hits started in the first inning and kept piling up. The Spokane Indians accounted for a season-high 15 hits Monday while improving their record to 9-1 with a 12-6 …


  • Indians’ start one for record books

    You can tell these are heady days for the Spokane Indians when stories written about them contain references to events that occurred before World War II. By defeating Boise 6-2 …


  • Indians improve to 7-1 with comeback

    The Spokane Indians have been in control of many of their games during the early stages of the Northwest League season. Saturday night’s game at Avista Stadium was different, as …


  • Indians pitching coach veteran before 30

    Tuesday was a fine day for ducks but not for baseball players. Steady, heavy rain postponed the Spokane Indians’ game at Avista Stadium against the Eugene Emeralds. The contest was …


  • Wins keep coming for Indians

    The Spokane Indians have established patterns while starting the Northwest League season 4-0. In each game, the Indians’ starting pitcher has worked at least five innings and earned the win. …


  • Indians off to best start in 17 years

    The Spokane Indians have had four Northwest League championship teams since 1997, but they hadn’t had a team start the season 3-0 in 17 years until they accomplished the feat …


  • Indians make it 2 for 2

    There’s not much to criticize about the Spokane Indians after the first two games of the Northwest League season. Not only are the Indians 2-0, but they’ve collected 23 hits …


  • Indians begin NWL season with triumph

    The Spokane Indians combined a lively offense, sound defense, solid starting pitching and excellent relief pitching Friday night and came up with a 7-3 win over the Eugene Emeralds to …


  • It doesn’t matter who they are playing

    Usually, in sports, it’s a big deal. But in the case of Spokane Indians baseball, it’s not. When overhearing people discuss the possibility of attending an Indians game, have you …


  • Spokane Indians fans will be seeing double

    In one way, the Spokane Indians of 2014 will mirror the Spokane Indians of 2013. Indians relief pitcher Ryan Ledbetter is the identical twin of David Ledbetter, who was a …


  • Indians open three-day minicamp

    The Spokane Indians’ minicamp began Tuesday at Avista Stadium, highlighted by a handful of returning players. The Indians worked through the first day with only three infielders, but eighth-year manager …


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