Indianapolis’ Jeremy Martin Named International League Visiting Clubhouse Attendant of the Year
Martin started as a clubhouse assistant at the Vic in 1997; became visiting clubhouse manager in 2009
INDIANAPOLIS – Minor League Baseball today announced the winners of Head Groundskeeper of the Year and Home and Visiting Clubhouse Attendant of the Year Awards for each of the full season leagues, and Indianapolis’ Jeremy Martin was recognized as the 2023 International League Visiting Clubhouse Attendant of the Year.
Hey Batter, Batter, SWING! Indianapolis Indians Charities to Host SWING Presented by Krieg DeVault on Sept. 27, 2024
Premium tickets purchased today only on Giving Tuesday are discounted to $200
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Indians and Indianapolis Indians Charities today announced the return of SWING presented by Krieg DeVault, with SWING 2024 set for Friday, Sept. 27, at Victory Field. Over 2,000 attendees enjoyed the inaugural signature charity event this past September. Krieg DeVault was the presenting sponsor of SWING
Rowdie’s Home Plate Holiday Returns Saturday, Dec. 2
The holiday tradition will take place in Victory Field’s Elements Financial Club
INDIANAPOLIS – While Victory Field’s playing surface is under repair, the Indianapolis Indians’ mischievous mascot Rowdie has been hard at work in the front office this offseason in preparation for Rowdie’s Home Plate Holiday presented by Riley Children’s Health and Williams Comfort Air. The holiday event runs from 8-11 AM
Canaan Smith-Njigba Earns International League September Player of the Month
The outfielder led the IL in batting average, doubles and RBI
INDIANAPOLIS – Minor League Baseball today announced that Indianapolis Indians outfielder Canaan Smith-Njigba was named the International League September Player of the Month after he led league qualifiers with a .417 batting average (30-for-72), nine doubles and 24 RBI in 19 games.
Savannah Bananas to Play Three Consecutive Days at Victory Field in June 2024
The Vic hosted the two biggest crowds in Banana Ball history this summer
INDIANAPOLIS – You want Bananas, you’re getting Bananas. The Savannah Bananas today announced destinations for their 2024 Banana Ball World Tour, and Victory Field is once again on the map. The Vic will host the Savannah Bananas and Party Animals for three consecutive dates from June 27-29, 2024. Fans may
Quinn Priester Named to International League All-Star Team
Priester went on a career-high seven-game winning streak from May 4-Aug. 25
INDIANAPOLIS – Minor League Baseball today announced that right-handed pitcher Quinn Priester was named to the International League postseason All-Star team after he finished the 2023 season among league leaders in wins (T-3rd, 9) and strikeouts (5th, 116).
Indianapolis Indians Release 2024 Schedule
Indy’s 2024 season begins March 29 at Louisville; home opener set for April 2 vs. Memphis
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Indians today announced their schedule for the 2024 season which begins Friday, March 29 on the road against the Louisville Bats, Triple-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds. Indy’s home opener is set for 6:35 PM on Tuesday, April 2 against the Memphis Redbirds, the top farm
Nineteen Former Indians Competing in MLB Postseason
Tampa Bay has four former Indians on their active roster and coaching staff
INDIANAPOLIS – The 2023 Major League Baseball postseason begins today with four best-of-three Wild Card series, and 19 former Indianapolis Indians are scattered among eight of the 12 teams looking to make a run to a World Series championship.
Outfielder Ryan Vilade Named IL Player of the Week
Vilade led the International League with 14 hits from Sept. 18-24
INDIANAPOLIS – Minor League Baseball and the Indianapolis Indians today announced that outfielder Ryan Vilade has been named the International League Player of the Week after he led the league in hits.
Three-Run Fifth Carries Indians to Victory Over Red Wings in Season Finale
Vilade tallies four hits and Perez pops long homer in triumph
INDIANAPOLIS – Nick Gonzales and Ryan Vilade drilled run-scoring doubles in a three-run fifth inning, Joe Perez launched a two-run home run in the eighth, and the Indianapolis Indians finished the season on a high note with a 5-1 win over the Rochester Red Wings on Sunday afternoon at Victory
Red Wings Outlast Indians in Extras
Shackelford led the team with two hits
INDIANAPOLIS – Despite forcing extra innings with a little league home run by Vinny Capra after grounding into a force out in the bottom of the ninth on a play riddled with errors, the Rochester Red Wings outlasted the Indianapolis Indians in 11 innings on Saturday night at Victory Field,
Indianapolis Indians Announce 2023 Team Award-Winners
Seven members of Indy’s roster earn end-of-season recognition
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Indians today announced that outfielder/first baseman Miguel Andújar has been named the team’s 2023 Most Valuable Player after he consistently ranked among the top sluggers in the International League in multiple offensive categories. Right-handed pitchers Quinn Priester and Hunter Stratton, southpaw Cam Alldred, outfielder Ryan Vilade
Owings’ Bases-Clearing Triple Lifts Indians Over Red Wings
Crowe pitched 6.0 shutout innings in the win
INDIANAPOLIS – Chris Owings roped a go-ahead, bases-clearing triple as the Indianapolis Indians earned a come-from-behind victory over the Rochester Red Wings on Friday night at Victory Field, 8-7.
Canaan Smith-Njigba Named Indians September Player of the Month
Smith-Njigba has an active nine-game hitting streak
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Indians today named corner outfielder Canaan Smith-Njigba as their September Player of the Month. He currently leads the International League in batting average, RBI and hits in September.
Smith-Njigba Extends Hitting Streak in Loss to Rochester
Indians snap three-game winning streak at home
INDIANAPOLIS – Canaan Smith-Njigba extended his hitting streak to nine games, but a pair of homers for the Rochester Red Wings topped the Indianapolis Indians on Thursday night at Victory Field, 3-1.
HK to “The K”: Indians’ Play-by-Play Voice to Broadcast Yankees-Royals Game on Friday, Sept. 29
Howard Kellman to call Yankees game for the second consecutive season on the New York Yankees Radio Network
INDIANAPOLIS – The Voice of the Indians is headed to the big leagues for the fourth time. The Indianapolis Indians today announced that Howard Kellman, who is nearing completion of his 47th season behind the mic as the Indians’ play-by-play voice, will handle play-by-play duties on the New York Yankees
Indians Offense Rolls Over Red Wings, 14-11
Smith-Njigba and Gonzales each recorded three hits
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Indians offense continued its dominance over the Rochester Red Wings with another double-digit outpouring behind four multi-hit performances, Canaan Smith-Njigba’s second home run in as many days and Joe Perez’s four-RBI showing in Wednesday afternoon’s 14-11 win at Victory Field.
Gonzales Records First Career Cycle as Indians Rock Red Wings with 21 Hits in 19-1 Rout
Gonzales’ cycle first for Indy since Kevin Newman and Jacob Stallings accomplished the feat in 2018
INDIANAPOLIS – Nick Gonzales hit a 450-foot, tape-measure home run in the first inning, doubled and tripled during an eight-run sixth and singled through the right side of the infield in the eighth to complete his first career cycle, and the Indianapolis Indians ran away with a 19-1 win over
Ball State University Product Kyle Nicolas Selected by Pittsburgh
Nicolas averaged 14.0 strikeouts per 9.0 innings out of Indy’s bullpen
INDIANAPOLIS – The Pittsburgh Pirates today selected the contract of Indianapolis Indians relief pitcher and Ball State (Muncie, Ind.) University product Kyle Nicolas. He will become the 12th player from the Indians to debut this season, following right-handers Osvaldo Bido, Cody Bolton, Carmen Mlodzinski, Quinn Priester, Colin Selby and Hunter
On Deck at the Vic: Fan Appreciation Weekend Wraps Final Homestand
The Indians host the Rochester Red Wings Tuesday, Sept. 19 through Sunday, Sept. 24
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Indians close out the 2023 season with a homestand against the Rochester Red Wings, Triple-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals. The six-game series features Tuesday Dollar Menu (Sept. 19), a Wednesday Day Game (Sept. 20) and Thirsty Thursday™ (Sept. 21) ahead of Fan Appreciation Weekend (Sept.
Storm Chasers Best Indians in Series Finale, 11-5
Matt Gorski smacked his third Triple-A homer in the defeat
PAPILLION, Neb. –The Indianapolis Indians could not overcome a trio of three-run innings by the Omaha Storm Chasers on Sunday afternoon at Werner Park, 11-5.
Indians Drop Saturday Bullpen Game in Omaha, 9-2
The Indians were held to just one hit in the final 5.0 innings of the game
PAPILLION, Neb. – The Indianapolis Indians had their three-game winning streak snapped by the Omaha Storm Chasers on Saturday night at Werner Park, 9-2.
Gorski Delivers Go-Ahead Ninth-Inning Blast, Jones Tosses Gem in Thrilling Win
Indians pitching held Storm Chasers to two hits for second straight night
PAPILLION, Neb. – Matt Gorski launched a go-ahead two-run home run in the ninth inning and Jared Jones tossed 6.0 one-hit shutout innings with eight punchouts, as the Indianapolis Indians won their third straight over the Omaha Storm Chasers at Werner Park on Friday night, 3-1.