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UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 10:45 p.m.

Tri-City’s Jim McDade dominant as Spokane Indians fall on the road

Behind a dominant performance from starting pitcher Jim McDade, the Tri-City Dust Devils (5-1) beat the Spokane Indians (3-3) in the Indians’ first road game of the season, 10-0, on …

UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 9:07 p.m.

Chemistry defines Spokane Indians early in the season

It’s still early in the season, but one trait the Spokane Indians are demonstrating is the power of chemistry. No, not the “academic” version of chemistry taught in high school …

Cristian Inoa’s bloop single gives Spokane Indians 7-6 win over Boise Hawks

Cristian Inoa lifted a blooper that fell behind second base and sent home Miguel Aparicio, giving the Spokane Indians a 7-6 walk-off win over the Boise Hawks on Monday night …

Spokane Indians beat Boise Hawks on Cristian Inoa’s walk-off single

With two dramatic late-inning rallies, the Spokane Indians beat the Boise Hawks in walk-off fashion Monday night, 7-6, in front of 3,812 at Avista Stadium.

UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017, 11:01 p.m.

Spokane Indians split Father’s Day doubleheader with Boise Hawks

It’s not often that minor leaguers see a familiar face in the stands. Well, except for Spokane Indians right fielder Chad Smith, who can almost always count on his dad …

UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017, 11:01 p.m.

Rob Curley: Baseball, ‘Star Wars’ go glove in hand

Sunday was “Luke, I Am Your Father’s Day” at Avista Stadium.

UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017, 10 p.m.

Spokane Indians ride huge first inning to split of doubleheader with Boise Hawks

The Spokane Indians erupted for seven runs in the first inning against the Boise Hawks en route to a 10-0 victory and a split of a Father’s Day doubleheader at …

UPDATED: Sat., June 17, 2017, 11:35 p.m.

Spokane Indians earn first win of season on Star Wars night

The Spokane Indians certainly used the Force to their advantage on Star Wars night Saturday night when they edged the Boise Hawks 3-2 for their first Northwest League win of …

UPDATED: Sat., June 17, 2017, 10:16 p.m.

Austin O’Banion homer lifts Spokane Indians over Boise Hawks

On Star Wars Night at Avista Stadium, Austin O’Banion used The Force to hit a sixth-inning home run off Boise left-handed reliever Kyle Cedotal and the Spokane Indians beat the …

UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 11:45 p.m.

Cole Ragans shaky as Spokane Indians fall in season opener to Boise

Even with an extra day to settle his nerves, Cole Ragans still couldn’t seem to shake off the Opening Day jitters. In Friday’s official season opener, Ragans finally got a …

UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 11:46 p.m.

Spokane Indians fall to Boise Hawks in delayed season opener

Sometimes opening nights are so nice you want to try them twice. But extra innings were not extra special for the the Spokane Indians as they fell in 10 innings …

UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 11 p.m.

Rain disrupts Cole Ragans’ anticipated start for the Spokane Indians

It seems that Cole Ragans will have a case of the butterflies for another day.

John Blanchette: Grant Zawadzki’s career trajectory takes detour to pitching mound

Job – or career – retraining gets mixed notices. One downsized worker’s livelihood jump-start is another’s waste of time.

UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 9:57 p.m.

Conditions only a weatherman could love; Spokane Indians opening day washed out

Opening Day for the hometown team is almost always about good times and smiles. Unless it rains. Even then, it’s really not that bad unless you’re a long-time local meteorologist …

New Indians manager Matt Hagen steps into teaching role

Matt Hagen remembers when he occasionally visited Avista Stadium when he was barely 22 years old. Back then, Hagen was in the visitors’ dugout wearing an Everett AquaSox jersey.

Former Spokane manager Tim Hulett recipient of Indians ‘Rim of Honor’

The Spokane Indians will honor former manager Tim Hulett as an Indians “Rim of Honor” recipient during Thursday’s pregame Opening Day ceremonies.

John Blanchette: Short-season baseball fits Spokane well

Let’s set the WABAC machine for the year 1982, when Spokane was feeling butt-hurt, burned and betrayed when its baseball team was spirited off to Las Vegas, and by local …

Ex-Indians remain a Major presence in MLB

Since the Spokane Indians franchise returned to Class A short-season status in 1983, there have been 150 former Indians to play in the Major Leagues as of June 1. Of …

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. …

Spokane Indians: Where are they now?

The 2016 Spokane Indians employed a total of 48 players. Here’s a look at where they are now.

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, …

Mike Boyle, voice of the Spokane Indians, balances broadcasting jobs and fatherhood

Mike Boyle doesn’t leave much room for leisure time these days. When he’s not doing his almost nightly play-by-play broadcast for the Spokane Indians, he’s calling the hockey games for …

Rob Curley: Spokane Indians and tribe form unique Cooperstown combination

A Spokane Indians jersey is now in Cooperstown. And not just temporarily there. It’s a permanent part of the baseball hall of fame’s storied collection of artifacts celebrating the National …

Spokane Indians in the majors

These Spokane Indians players reached the major leagues since the franchise returned to short-season Class A status in 1983.

UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 6:18 p.m.

Spokane Indians team entertained, enlightened at Fairchild Air Force Base

The Spokane Indians know it now: manager Matt Hagen has their back.

UPDATED: Sat., June 10, 2017, 10:36 p.m.

FanFest gives Spokane Indians players and fans chance to connect before the season

There’s no better feeling than sitting at the ballpark and watching the home team’s ball disappear behind the outfield wall. For a few Spokane Indians fans, that feeling never seemed …

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 offer FanFest free to public on Saturday at Avista Stadum

The Spokane Indians will host their annual Community FanFest at 1 p.m. Saturday at Avista Sadium to kick-start the 2017 Northwest League season.

Hank Weaver, who was oldest living former Spokane Indians player, dies at 95

Hank Weaver, the oldest living former Spokane Indians baseball player, died May 5 in Phoenix at the age of 95.

UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017, 9:01 p.m.

World Baseball Classic final features three former Spokane Indians

Wednesday night’s World Baseball Classic championship game, pitting the U.S. against Puerto Rico, had a local-to-Spokane flair with three former Indians on the rosters of the two teams.