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New Spokane Indians fare this season: acai, salmon burgers and yakisoba

(Beer) batter up? The Spokane Indians have their 2019 season home opener Friday night against the Boise Hawks at Avista Stadium, but a new season of baseball isn’t the only …

Spokane Indians affiliate agreement renewed with Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers announced the organization has extended its Player Development Agreement with the Spokane Indians through the 2020 season.

UPDATED: Sun., July 29, 2018, 9:43 p.m.

Harley cohort rides for charity, warms up the crowd at Avista Stadium Sunday

How do you get more than 100 Harley-Davidson enthusiasts to sit and watch a Spokane Indians game on a hot Sunday afternoon? Give them an avenue to donate money to …

UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 11:05 p.m.

Fire damages concession stand during Indians game at Avista Stadium

A small electrical fire was extinguished by stadium workers and an off-duty firefighter at Avista Stadium on Thursday night.

UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 10:08 p.m.

With Avista, Gesa stadiums in the running, ballpark fan contest draws out Brett brothers’ competitive streak

Ballpark Digest’s contest is now focused on the short-season A leagues. The bracket started with 32 stadiums across the nation. And the finals have two teams from Washington: Spokane’s Avista …

Q&A: Catching up with Spokane Indians senior vice president Otto Klein

We had a chance to catch up with Otto Klein, senior vice president of the club, to talk about the upcoming season of Spokane Indians baseball.

Spokane Indians have 10 fireworks, 2 Star Wars nights on stadium promotions schedule

Take a look at the stadium promotions schedule for the Spokane Indians this summer.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 4:37 p.m.

Spokane Indians’ Avista Stadium receives high marks from Stadium Journey

Avista Stadium, home to the Spokane Indians, was listed at No. 31 among Stadium Journey’s top 100 stadium experiences in the United States and Canada for 2017, the Indians announced …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 11:08 p.m.

Seven-run fourth inning dooms Spokane Indians against Eugene

Miguel Amaya and Chris Singleton both hit a three-run doubles in a seven-run fourth inning and the Eugene Emeralds held off the Spokane Indians 8-5 at Avista Stadium on Friday …

Spokane Indians’ groundskeeper named a ‘Smile Maker’

Avista Stadium’s chief groundskeeper Tony Lee was named a “Smile Maker” Thursday afternoon for his work in the community. Part of the Smile Power Tour by dental insurance company Delta …

UPDATED: Mon., July 24, 2017, 12:45 p.m.

Thousands gather for Eucharistic Family Rosary Crusade

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Fatima of Apparitions – an event in which the Virgin Mary was reported to have been seen by three shepherd children in …

Doug Clark: A friendly hello from your new Canadian overlords

Greetings, Yankee ratepayers! Welcome to our first installment of Ask Hydro One, formerly known as Ask Avista.

Avista Stadium groundskeeper called up by MLB to help prepare field for All-Star Game

Avista Stadium’s overseeded field is one of minor league baseball’s jewels, thanks in large part to groundskeeper Tony Lee.

Plenty of fan-friendly promotions this season for Indians fans

If you’re planning on making it to Avista Stadium this season to watch the Spokane Indians up close, chances are there will be more to see than the baseball game. …

Tricks, trivia & treats: Everything you need to know about going to Avista Stadium

Going to an Indians baseball game is as much a part of summer life in Eastern Washington as heading to the lakes or making fun of people from Seattle. Still, …

UPDATED: Sat., June 10, 2017, 5:31 p.m.

Spokane Indians start filtering in to Avista Stadium to prepare for Northwest League season

All was quiet at Avista Stadium on Friday afternoon. Only a couple of workers were out on the field, putting the finishing touches on what looked to be a nearly …

Spokane Indians win third straight game

The Spokane Indians dispelled the myth that they can’t beat left-handed starters. It took a left-handed batter, Jamie Potts, to help make the case.

LeDarious Clark manufactures Indians victory over Salem-Keizer

LeDarious Clark’s batting slump may be mystifying, but it won’t stop him from hurting opponents in other ways. Clark singlehandedly manufactured a run with his speed in the bottom of …

Tyler Sanchez powers Indians to win with tying and winning home runs

The Spokane Indians like to kid Tyler Sanchez that he only gets hits in the ninth inning and later. The joke was on the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes on Friday as Sanchez …

Andrew Suarez and Volcanoes shut down Indians, 5-0

Andrew Suarez didn’t work enough innings during his four previous starts to qualify for a win. Given the ease with which he mowed down the Spokane Indians on Thursday, Suarez …

Volcanoes cool off Indians

C.J. Hinojosa noticed during his first batting practice at Avista Stadium that the ball tends to sail over the short porch in right field. After already taking advantage of the …

Tri-City rips three homers, tops Indians

It took Ty France until his 149th at-bat as a professional baseball player to hit his first home run. The homer may have been a long time coming, but it …

Dust Devils blast three home runs to beat Indians

Tri-City Dust Devils first baseman Ty France skied a two-out, two-run homer to left field in the seventh inning Sunday to snap a 3-all tie and vault T-C to a …

Peter Van Gansen leads Northwest League to All-Star win

The first dive worked for the Pioneer League. The second came up just short. Peter Van Gansen of the Tri-City Dust Devils delivered a one-out RBI single into the right-field …

Boise’s Peter Van Gansen leads Northwest League to All-Star win

The first dive worked for the Pioneer League. The second came up just short. Peter Van Gansen of the Tri-City Dust Devils delivered a one-out RBI single into the right-field …

Spokane pioneers all-star matchup

Eleven years ago, the Spokane Indians hosted the first Northwest League All-Star Game to help commemorate the league’s 50th anniversary. This season, the league’s 61st, may not share the luster …

Spokane Indians bring all-star event to Avista Stadium

The Spokane Indians will host the first joint all-star contest between the Class A short-season NWL and the rookie advanced Pioneer League. Tuesday’s game time is 7:05 p.m. after a …

Solid relief, Byrd boost Indians to victory at All-Star break

Leon Byrd had the big hit Sunday, but he quickly deflected the attention to the Spokane Indians bullpen. Byrd’s one-out, two-run single during a three-run eighth inning sent the Indians …

Byrd, bullpen set table for Indians’ win

Leon Byrd’s one-out, two-run single during a three-run eighth inning sent the Indians into the Northwest League All-Star break with back-to-back wins after a 4-1 decision over Eugene at Avista …

Spokane Indians end losing streak with shutout

The Spokane Indians have had their egos bruised a bit this week. Emerson Martinez helped change that Saturday night by absorbing a physical blow instead.