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UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 11:53 a.m.

Baseball players in minors to lose minimum wage protection

Minor league baseball players who make as little as $5,500 a season stripped of the protection of federal minimum wage laws under a provision in government spending legislation. The provision …

Steve Stroughter, former Spokane Indians outfielder, dies

Outfielder Steve Stroughter, the most consistent hitter during Spokane’s unremarkable Pacific Coast League affiliation with the Seattle Mariners, has died in Fresno, California. He was 65.

‘Moose’ Stubing, Spokane Indians’ last Triple-A manager, dies at 79

Although Larry “Moose” Stubing almost came away emptyhanded from his stays in baseball’s major leagues, he will be remembered for more than his one season as the last Triple-A manager …

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: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 9:48 p.m.

Former Spokane Indians manager Rob Picciolo dies at 64

Former Spokane Indians manager Rob Picciolo, a beloved man who spent his entire adult life in professional baseball, died of a heart attack Wednesday in Los Angeles. He was 64.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 5:36 p.m.

Former Spokane Indians pitcher Chuck Churn dies

Clarence “Chuck” Churn, a tall righthander who earned almost a quarter of his career pitching victories during two Pacific Coast League seasons with the Spokane Indians, has died at the …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 9:02 p.m.

Indians’ ‘redband’ rally for another win – this time off the field

A redband rally got one more win for the Spokane Indians this year.

Spokane Indians fall to Vancouver, eliminated from NWL playoffs

Brock Lundquist went 2 for 4, including a homer in the fourth inning, to lift the Vancouver Canadians to a 2-1 win over the Spokane Indians in the second game …

Vancouver holds off Spokane Indians in Northwest League playoff opener

The Spokane Indians, known for late rallies on their way to the Northwest League North Division second-half title, had one fall just short in a 2-1 loss to the Vancouver …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 8:28 p.m.

Unhealthy air quality forces move of NWL playoff opener from Spokane to Vancouver for entire series

The Spokane Indians Northwest League playoff opener Tuesday evening was postponed because of Spokane’s poor air quality.

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 11:36 p.m.

Rob Curley: Spokane Indians’ playoff clincher a reminder of what September baseball is all about

Growing up as a huge baseball fan in the Heartland during an era when a couple of Brett brothers with Spokane ties played for my beloved Kansas City Royals, the …

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 11:38 p.m.

Spokane Indians roll into playoffs with dramatic win over Everett AquaSox

Austin O’Banion knocked in the winning run with his only hit of the night in the Spokane Indians’ playoff-clinching 3-2 win over the Everett AquaSox in the Northwest League season …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 10:38 p.m.

Spokane Indians stay atop North Division race with win over Everett

Indians starter Tyler Phillips fanned a season-best 12 batters in seven innings, leading the Spokane Indians to a 3-2 victory over the Everett AquaSox in the second of a three-game …

Indians lose but maintain one-game lead in North Division

The Spokane Indians have fought their way out of a rough first half that had them stranded at the bottom of the Northwest League North Division standings.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 10:50 p.m.

Devoted fan Lynn Hicks always gives Spokane Indians something to chew on

Nearly every baseball player has his regular pregame rituals.

Indians take one-game lead in Northwest League’s North Division

The Spokane Indians have the inside track to the Northwest League’s North Division second-half title.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 10:39 p.m.

Spokane Indians retain share of North Division lead with win over Volcanoes

Curtis Terry homered again and the Spokane Indians topped the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 6-4 in the fourth of a five-game Northwest League series at Volcanoes Stadium on Tuesday.

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 11:20 p.m.

Big ninth inning carries Spokane Indians over Salem-Keizer

Curtis Terry went 3 for 5 and homered in the fourth for his team-leading 11th time this season, and the Spokane Indians rallied in the ninth to beat the Salem-Keizer …

Tyler Ratliff homers twice, lifts Indians to 5-4 win over Volcanoes

Tyler Ratliff homered twice and went 4 for 4 to lead the Spokane Indians in a 5-4 win over the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes in the second of a five-game Northwest Leage …

Spokane Indians knock off Salem-Keizer behind Tyler Phillips’ strong start

Austin O’Banion drove in a pair of runs on a double in the fifth inning, giving Spokane the lead for good as the Indians went on to beat the Salem-Keizer …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 11:05 p.m.

Spokane Indians shut out by Tri-City, fall to third in North Division

Tri-City starter Nick Margevicius allowed three hits and no walks over five innings to lead the Dust Devils over the Spokane Indians 4-0 in the finale of a three-game Northwest …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 10:55 p.m.

Cristian Inoa’s single lifts Spokane Indians to seventh walk-off win

Cristian Inoa pushed a single through the left side to plate Curtis Terry in the ninth inning to lift the Spokane Indians to a 4-3 win over the Tri-City Dust …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 10:50 p.m.

Spokane Indians fight back to win after Tri-City’s four-run first inning

Chris Seise went 4 for 5 as the Spokane Indians rallied for an 8-7 win over the Tri-City Dust Devils to open a three-game Northwest League series at Avista Stadium …

Spokane Indians lose to Tri-City in bottom of ninth inning

Time is running out on the Spokane Indians.

Brothers Ismel Lopez, Luis Lopez get rare opportunity with Spokane Indians

The Spokane Indians have reunited several players this season who have grown up with each other on the baseball field.

Spokane Indians win pitching duel, Thompson sharp in shutout

It was an old-fashioned pitcher’s duel in Pasco on Monday as the Spokane Indians snapped a two-game skid and beat the Tri-City Dust Devils 1-0 in the second of a …

Dust Devils score three in eighth to beat Spokane Indians 5-3

The Tri-City Dust Devils rallied behind a three-run eighth inning to down the Spokane Indians 5-3 in the first game of a three-game Northwest League series at Gesa Stadium on …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 11:12 p.m.

Owen Spiwak’s grand slam boosts Vancouver past Spokane Indians to complete series

Owen Spiwak hit a grand slam in the third inning to lead the Vancouver Canadians in a 10-1 rout of the Spokane Indians in the finale of a Northwest League …

Spokane Indians reliever Joe Kuzia took the independent road to the Northwest League

Shortly after his senior year ended at St. John’s University, Joe Kuzia turned his focus to the 2015 June amateur draft. On draft day, Kuzia listened for his name to …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 11:28 p.m.

Spokane Indians beat Vancouver on Whatley’s 11th inning homer

Matt Whatley homered in the 11th inning, lifting the Spokane Indians to a 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canadians on Monday in the third of a four-game Northwest League series.