Stories tagged: spokane indians baseball
UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018, 7:41 a.m.
Since 1917, a patch of grass in Peaceful Valley has carried the name of one of Spokane’s founding fathers. Now, it is being renamed after an even more ancient resident: …
Wed., May 23, 2018
100 years ago in Spokane: Half Spokane Indians baseball team could be forced to quit under new federal draft law
A new federal law mandated that every man of draft age must either work or fight, and Spokane officials backed the idea wholeheartedly.
Wed., May 23, 2018
When it comes to our childhoods, we all would like a few do-overs. Here’s one of mine.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
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.
A redband rally got one more win for the Spokane Indians this year.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 11:36 p.m.
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.
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 …
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
The Spokane Indians waited until they had just two outs left before rallying for a 2-1 victory over the Eugene Emeralds in Northwest League baseball action on Monday night.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
Rafael Narea hit a walkoff single in the 12th inning to lead the Eugene Emeralds past the Spokane Indians 2-1 in the third of a five-game series at Memorial Stadium …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 11:28 p.m.
George Brett loves his adopted hometown of Kansas City, but it’s exactly those sort of painfully hot August days that make him crave visiting Spokane this time of year. He …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
No doubt, Alex Speas needed some stress relief in the second half of the season. For the majority of the first half, the righty found himself struggling to stay calm …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
The Spokane Indians staged three separate comebacks in Monday night’s Northwest League series finale against the Eugene Emeralds en route to a 6-5 walkoff win led by Tyler Ratliff’s pinch-hit, …
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 8:08 p.m.
Chad Smith’s two run-scoring doubles led the Spokane Indians to a 3-2 victory over the Eugene Emeralds on Sunday afternoon at Avista Stadium.
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 7:01 p.m.
Chad Smith hit a pair of RBI doubles and the Spokane Indians defeated the Eugene Emeralds 3-2 at Avista Stadium on Sunday.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 11:32 p.m.
The Spokane Indians lost to the Eugene Emeralds 11-8 on Saturday at Avista Stadium.
Sun., July 23, 2017, 8:22 p.m.
Spokane Indians starting pitcher and No. 8 Rangers prospect Cole Ragans threw four strong innings in a 5-3 victory over the Hillsboro Hops on Sunday.
Sat., July 22, 2017, 8:41 p.m.
Austin O’Banion’s two home runs, one of which was a grand slam, lifted the Spokane Indians (15-22) to an 11-4 win over the Hillsboro Hops (22-15) in Saturday night’s Northwest …
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
Nothing is ever quite perfect in baseball, especially on the minor league fields.
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 11:57 p.m.
Indians starting pitcher and No. 8 Rangers prospect Cole Ragans threw a gem against the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes with six shutout innings and eight strikeouts to lead the Spokane Indians to …
Sun., July 16, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes rallied behind a four-run eighth inning to erase a six-run deficit and defeated Spokane 10-9 on Sunday at Avista Stadium.
Sun., July 16, 2017, 7:11 p.m.
The Salem Keizer Volcanoes staged a four-run eighth inning rally before Gustavo Cabrera hit his second home run of the game in the ninth inning to put the Volcanoes ahead …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
There is one thing that is very clear to first-year Indians manager Matt Hagen.The Indians have proved to him that they’re fighters.
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 10 p.m.
Spokane starter and No. 8 Rangers prospect Cole Ragans set two career highs with six strong innings and nine strikeouts to lift the Spokane Indians over the Hillsboro Hops 6-3 …
Sat., July 8, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
Can a 6-foot-5 walking redband trout teach a community how to care and conserve one of Spokane’s native inhabitants? More important, can it help the Indians win?
UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 11:54 p.m.
The Indians gave up a pair of home runs, including a go-ahead homer in the 10th, and Spokane fell 5-4 to the Tri-City Dust Devils at Avista Stadium on Monday …
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
The Vancouver Canadians concluded a three-game sweep of the Spokane Indians, winning the series finale 8-3 behind catcher Riley Adams’ four-hit performance in Sunday afternoon’s Northwest League game.
Thu., June 22, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
The Tri-City Dust Devils walked off the Spokane Indians as a costly error by Indians first baseman Curtis Terry allowed Tri-City catcher Jalen Washington to score and complete a three-game …
Mon., June 19, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
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 …
Mon., June 19, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
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.
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 …