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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  • Indians win opener in thrilling fashion

    Dylan Moore’s two-out, run-scoring single in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday made the Spokane Indians a winner in their Northwest League opener at Avista Stadium.


  • Blanchette: Indians plan to handle top prospect Tate with care

    So the advice from here is if you figure on getting a look at this year’s No. 1, be prompt to the ballpark and don’t linger in the beer line. …


  • Indians expect to contend again

    There are no guarantees during any Northwest League baseball season, but it’s all but certain that the Spokane Indians won’t get out of the gates as quickly as they did …


  • Former Whitworth ace Dan Scheibe signs with Rangers, will play in Spokane

    Dan Scheibe figured he’d probably take the degree he earned from Whitworth University and boost it to a doctorate in cognitive psychology. That plan is on hold thanks to a …


  • 34 Indians on camp roster

    There were plenty of happy faces Monday afternoon at Avista Stadium. Not many of them, however, were familiar faces.


  • 34 Indians on camp roster

    There were plenty of happy faces Monday afternoon at Avista Stadium. Not many of them, however, were familiar faces.


  • Short & Sweet: 3 shortstops lead off MLB draft for 1st time

    SECAUCUS, N.J. – Shortstops were a big hit leading off the Major League Baseball draft. The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Vanderbilt slugger Dansby Swanson with the No. 1 pick Monday night, …


  • Spokane’s first pro ball team also its first champ

    Although Spokane has been winning professional baseball championships for more than a century, who could have guessed that its very first team, quite possibly its most interesting, also ranks with …


  • Meet the characters from the first Spokane baseball team

    1: Frank “Piggy” Ward Imagine a noisier Pete Rose equipped with a thick, sagging mustache. Nearly shapeless at 5-foot-9, 196 pounds, Ward was a bundle of energy. He whistled. He …


  • Longtime area sports figure Ken Merkel dies at age 78

    Ken Merkel, a major figure in the Spokane-area sports scene for four decades, died last week. He was 78. From the 1960s to the end of the century, Merkel was …


  • Hulett adds to Indians staff

    The Texas Rangers have announced the final piece of the 2015 Spokane Indians field staff. Chase Lambin will be joining manager Tim Hulett’s staff as an assistant coach. Lambin is …


  • Former Spokane Indians first baseball Herb Simpson, 94, dies

    Former Spokane Indians first baseman Herb Simpson, 94, died Jan. 7 in New Orleans. Simpson, believed to have been the oldest living former Spokane Indian, began the 1952 season as …


  • Tim Hulett will return for ninth season with Spokane Indians

    The longest-serving manager in Spokane Indians history will add to his record this summer. The Indians announced Thursday that Tim Hulett will return for a ninth season with the Northwest …


  • Tim Hulett will return for ninth season with Spokane Indians

    The longest-serving manager in Spokane Indians history will add to his record this summer.


  • Give and Take: Blog matters

    A sampling from the past week of entries in The Spokesman-Review blog SportsLink. 4: The Spokane Shock and the Arena put an end to rumors that have been circulating for …


  • Vancouver ends Indians’ season

    The Spokane Indians couldn’t have drawn up a better situation for a ninth-inning comeback. But what the Indians will likely remember about the 2014 Northwest League baseball playoffs is that …


  • Indians’ season ends on bases-loaded groundout

    Spokane Indians cleanup batter Luke Tendler grounded out with two outs and the bases loaded in the ninth inning of Thursday’s season-ending 5-4 loss to Vancouver.


  • Spokane Indians lose playoff opener

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The Spokane Indians did almost everything they wanted on Wednesday night except get a key hit. Left-hander Derek Thompson pitched six-plus superb innings, keeping the Vancouver …


  • Rain postpones Spokane Indians playoff

    The Spokane Indians’ Canadian visit was extended an extra day. Heavy, persistent rain Tuesday forced the postponement of Game 1 of the Northwest League’s North Division playoffs between the Indians …


  • Indians swept on eve of postseason

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The Spokane Indians have known since July 21 that they would participate in the Northwest League playoffs. Now they’ll find out if they’re more like the …


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