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Olt shines at plate, in field

Mike Olt walked into the Spokane Indians’ clubhouse Sunday and saw from the lineup card that he would be batting fifth in his professional debut. That suited Olt just fine, as his move to the No. 5 slot for the University of Connecticut this spring coincided with the Huskies putting together a 22-game winning streak.

Indians game washed out

The Spokane Indians’ Sunday afternoon home game against the Tri-City Dust Devils was rained out.

Devil bats too much for Indians

Joseph Scott’s first hit as a professional player was a home run last year in Missoula. His second pro homer came Saturday night at Avista Stadium and started the Tri-City Dust Devils toward a 9-5 win over the Spokane Indians.

Dust Devils beat Indians again

Joseph Scott’s first hit as a professional player was a home run last year in Missoula. His second pro homer came Saturday night at Avista Stadium and started the Tri-City Dust Devils toward a 9-5 win over the Spokane Indians.

Indians dropped by Devils

The Spokane Indians can take away some positive nuggets from Opening Night, discounting the numbers on the scoreboard. Of note, the weather cleared enough Friday to entice 6,511 fans to Avista Stadium – within about 300 of capacity – to witness a 6-1 loss to the Tri-City Dust Devils.

Rangers send their top collegian to Indians

The Texas Rangers on Friday signed third baseman Mike Olt, their top collegiate pick from this month’s first-year draft, and assigned him to Spokane.

Indians open with new outlook

Without delivering one pitch or taking one swing, the Spokane Indians have doubled their chances at making the Northwest League playoffs. The same is true for the seven other NWL teams as the league begins its 56th season tonight with a postseason twist – four teams advancing instead of two.

Indians open season Friday

Friday night's 6:30 opener at Avista Stadium between the Spokane Indians and the Tri-City Dust Devils would be a playoff rematch if this year’s postseason format had been in effect last year.

2010 edition of Indians gets ready for opener

Don’t blame the guys from Texas and North Carolina for wondering Wednesday what passes for summer baseball in Spokane. Cool, wet and windy weather descended on the second day of the Spokane Indians’ three-day minicamp at Avista Stadium, forcing the evolving Northwest League team to get resourceful.

Indians get ready for season opener

Cool, wet and windy weather descended on the second day of the Spokane Indians’ three-day minicamp at Avista Stadium, forcing the evolving Northwest League team to get resourceful.

Billig nominee for Wood’s seat

Democrats have selected Andy Billig, who is club president of the Spokane Indians, to serve as the nominee for state representative from the 3rd Legislative District.

Ball club switches to green power

The Spokane Indians will take the field under green lights this season. All electricity used at their home field, Avista Stadium, will be generated by renewable energy sources such as wind, biomass and solar, team President Andy Billig said Monday.

Indians official files to run for state House

Andy Billig, the president of the Spokane Indians Baseball Club, wants to play in a different league. He’s running for the state Legislature in central Spokane’s 3rd District. As ballots were being cast and counted this week for the 2009 election, Billig filed papers with the state Public Disclosure Commission to run in 2010 for the state House of Representatives seat held by seven-term incumbent Alex Wood. Both are Democrats.

Indians end on high note

Spokane’s checklist for Sunday’s Northwest League baseball finale: A victory to cap a successful second half of the season, pick up a couple of individual honors and enjoy the post-game fireworks show. The Indians accomplished all of it, routing the Yakima Bears 11-2 in front of 5,327 at Avista Stadium, and Spokane’s Jason Ogata claimed the NWL batting title with a 2-for-3 night.

Hawks send Spokane home with a loss

BOISE – The Spokane Indians don’t have second place sewed up yet. Bobby Wagner drove in four runs with a homer and triple Thursday afternoon as the Boise Hawks defeated Spokane 5-4 at Memorial Stadium.

Boise cures what was ailing Indians

BOISE – There is nothing like the Boise Hawks to get the Spokane Indians back on track. Bobby Wilkins and Sam Brown combined to throw seven shutout innings and the Indians ended a three-game losing streak with a 5-1 victory over Boise.