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Mendonca mashes 3; Spokane notches 6th straight win

KEIZER, Ore. – The Spokane Indians and Salem-Keizer Volcanoes have started new trends this week. In Spokane’s case, third baseman Tommy Mendonca deserves much of the credit.


Indians’ win streak 5 after rally in 9th

KEIZER, Ore. – The Spokane Indians staged a ninth-inning rally to pull out a 6-5 victory over the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes and extend their season-high winning streak to five games in …


Calling wasn’t to big leagues

John Werhas spent 12 years, including five seasons in Spokane, playing minor league baseball. Ten of those years were at the AAA level. But he never got the opportunity to …


Indians get hits, relief

KEIZER, Ore. – Jason Ogata and Aja Barto hit home runs as part of an 11-hit attack and three Spokane relievers cooled off the Volcanoes as the Indians beat Salem-Keizer …


Indians ride big inning to win over Emeralds

The Spokane Indians shook off what seemed like five innings of complete offensive indifference Saturday night at Avista Stadium and powered their way past the Eugene Emeralds 10-7 in the …


Indians roll to win

The Spokane Indians might eventually end up wishing they had saved their early offensive outburst for a different night and a different pitcher, because Robbie Ross certainly didn’t need that …


Spokane Indians erase vexing trend

It’s a step in the right direction. Winless in 19 games when trailing after six innings, the Spokane Indians finally broke through, rallying in 11 innings to top the Eugene …


Indians come up short

Ten thousand dollars may have eased the pain for one of the 3,937 fans at Avista Stadium on Wednesday, but it wouldn’t have done a thing in the Spokane Indians’ …


Indians’ offense gets untracked

What’s the cure to breaking what had become a bad habit of losing close games, especially late? The Spokane Indians offered their answer early and often Tuesday, and they never …


Velazquez working on realizing his potential

Miguel Velazquez is trying to make the most of a second chance to fulfill his father’s dream for him. The Spokane Indians right fielder was a highly touted prospect going …


Indians fall in ninth

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Kent Walton’s two-run single in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the Vancouver Canadians a 6-5 win over the Spokane Indians on Monday night in …


Vancouver comes back again to defeat Indians

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The Spokane Indians are struggling to maintain late leads. Despite finishing with a 15-7 advantage in hits Friday, the Indians dropped a 7-6 Northwest League decision …


Ross tosses gem, leads Indians to win

It’s nice to have a pitcher who can put the brakes on a losing streak. Whether he likes it or not, maybe Spokane Indians pitcher Robbie Ross is in the …


Indians’ lead vanishes quickly

By the end of the Spokane Indians’ latest loss, a 4-1 lead was a distant memory. It was a combination of a Spokane implosion and Everett, the Northwest League’s top-hitting …


Everett uses big sixth inning to beat Indians

A winning streak often lasts only long enough for a team to run into a hot pitcher. For the Spokane Indians, that was two games.


Indians power past AquaSox

For 51/3 innings of Saturday’s 7-1 Northwest League victory over Everett, the Spokane Indians were playing station-to-station baseball. Whether it was a walk – they had been handed seven to …


Offense-starved Indians feast on Dust Devils

The Spokane Indians’ fans may have been drawn by the promise of a $1 feast Friday night – all hot dogs, sodas and ice cream sandwiches were a buck – …


Hitting woes offset pitching, defense for Indians

The Spokane Indians recently seem bent on proving an old baseball cliché wrong. Maybe pitching and defense aren’t the keys to championship teams. Despite a healthy dose of both, the …


Boyhood baseball pals stay in touch

They first met as Tee Ball players in Japan more than 15 years ago. Spokane Indians relief pitcher Johnny Gunter and Tri-City Dust Devils infielder Joe Sanders have been linked …


Indians suffer doubleheader sweep

EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Emeralds sent eight men to the plate in a five-run second inning and held on for a 7-5 victory over the Spokane Indians in the …


Emeralds walk all over the Indians

EUGENE, Ore. – It was a stroll in the ballpark for the Eugene Emeralds on Saturday night. Eugene used eight walks – six in the fourth inning – and cruised …


Indians lose in ninth

EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Emeralds walked away with a 3-2 win during Thursday’s opener of a five-game series with Spokane. Indians reliever Chris Matlock (0-3) issued three walks in …


Indians pile on runs, take deciding game of series

Aja Barto punished the outfield fence in more than one way doing his a part in a Spokane Indians power display that punished Vancouver in the final game of their …


Late rally not enough for Indians

One inning made all the difference as the Vancouver Canadians scored six times early and weathered a comeback bid by Spokane Tuesday night at Avista Stadium. Despite back-to-back home runs …


New outfielder’s bat, speed pace Indians win

Playing just his third game for the Spokane Indians, right fielder Miguel Velazquez made a favorable impression. Velazquez coupled bat with speed, hitting safely in his first three at bats, …


Podraza’s two-run homer in eighth lifts Indians

The hit and run can be an extremely effective weapon in the latter stages of a close baseball game like the one the Spokane Indians and Vancouver Canadians were locked …


Indians’ bats doze in loss to Vancouver

The Spokane Indians came into Saturday night’s short-season Class A baseball matchup against the Vancouver Canadians hitting .232 – the lowest average of any team in the Northwest League. It’s …


OK with a splintered career

His friends and family members in Houston still talk about it and wonder whether it was the wisest of moves. So do several of his old college teammates. But Aja …


Indians top Bears, end losing streak

YAKIMA – The Spokane Indians scored five runs over the final two innings and rallied for a 7-4 victory to snap a six-game Northwest League baseball losing streak Wednesday night. …


Extra innings foil Indians again

The Spokane Indians have developed a perplexing habit of treating their fans to free baseball – but precious few victories. That was the way things played out again at Avista …