Major League Baseball has provided a proposal to Minor League Baseball to drastically restructure the organization and maintenance of minor league teams, leagues, player contracts and the entry draft.
The season didn’t end the way Spokane Indians all-stars Blaine Crim and Kellen Strahm would have hoped but the pair came a long way from where they started the season.
The 2019 Spokane Indians season has to be categorized as an unmitigated success – on and off the field.
Last year, the Spokane Indians’ season ended on a walk-off balk in the Northwest League Championship Series. This year, it was a walk-off walk in the North Division playoffs. After forcing extra innings with two runs in the top of the ninth inning, the Indians’ Nic Laio issued a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 10th as the Tri-City Dust Devils came away with a 3-2 victory in Game 3 of the best-of-3 series at Gesa Stadium.
Heriberto Hernandez clubbed a two-run homer in a four-run sixth inning, and the Spokane Indians topped the Dust Devils at Gesa Stadium on Thursday to force a decisive Game 3 in the Northwest League North divisional series.
Logan Driscoll delivered an RBI single in the top of the 12th inning and the Tri-City Dust Devils held off the Spokane Indians to win Game 1 of the divisional series 4-3 at Avista Stadium on Wednesday.
Nick Gatewood had three hits, including a pair of solo home runs, and Reinaldo Ilarraza added three hits and two RBIs as the Tri-City Dust Devils closed out the regular season with a 7-3 victory over the Spokane Indians in Northwest League play on Monday night.
The Spokane Indians wrapped up the North Division second-half title on Sunday, using a five-run third inning to jump start a 10-3 victory over the Tri-City Dust Devils in Northwest League baseball action.
Jason Pineda batted 3 for 4 with three runs and two RBIs, and the the Tri-City Dust Devils used a six-run sixth inning to beat the Spokane Indians 8-7 Saturday in Northwest League action at Gesa Stadium.
Jonah McReynolds delivered a two-run double in the bottom of the seventh and the Spokane Indians beat the Everett AquaSox 4-2 at Avista Stadium on Friday night. The Indians surpassed 200,000 in attendance for the season with a crowd of over 6,800.
Northwest League MVP Blaine Crim singled with runners on the corners in the bottom of the ninth to plate Derwin Barreto and the Spokane Indians beat the Everett AquaSox 2-1 in the second of a three-game series at Avista Stadium on Thursday.
The Spokane Indians impressive 2019 campaign received significant recognition on Thursday, as first baseman Blaine Crim was named the Northwest League Most Valuable Player, the league office announced.