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Gonzo’s Grand Slam, Eight-Run Sixth Lift Indians in Wednesday Win

Indians set season highs for single-inning runs and hits in sixth
May 31, 2023

INDIANAPOLIS – ­The Indianapolis Indians’ offense exploded courtesy of Nick Gonzales’ fourth career grand slam and back-to-back jacks by outfielders Cal Mitchell and Canaan Smith-Njigba in a 13-1 rout over the Toledo Mud Hens on Wednesday night at Victory Field.

Indians Offense Explodes in Series Opener Against Mud Hens

Indy offense collects 12 runs on 15 hits
May 29, 2023

INDIANAPOLIS – Endy Rodríguez notched his first four-hit performance in Triple-A and the Indianapolis Indians exploded for 15 hits in a 12-6 defeat over the Toledo Mud Hens at Victory Field on Monday night.

Andújar Logs Pair of Extra-Base Hits in Loss

The first baseman launched his fifth Triple-A home run on Sunday
May 28, 2023

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Miguel Andújar drove in three with a game-tying solo home run and go-ahead two-run double, but the Columbus Clippers prevailed after scoring three unanswered runs against the Indianapolis Indians on Sunday afternoon at Huntington Park, 5-4.

Indians Rally from Eight Down, Fall Just Short in Comeback Bid in Columbus, 10-9

Aaron Shackelford homered for the fourth time in his last three games in the loss
May 27, 2023

COLUMBUS, Ohio –Trailing 8-0 at the end of the second inning, the Indianapolis Indians came back to tie the game at 8-8 before falling to the Columbus Clippers at Huntington Park on Saturday night, 10-9.

Alldred Fans Six, Indians Belt Three Homers to Clip Columbus

Mitchell, Shackelford and Smith-Njigba go yard in 7-3 triumph
May 26, 2023

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Aaron Shackelford hit a tiebreaking two-run home run in the fourth inning – the second of three long balls hit by Indianapolis – to drive the Indians to a 7-3 victory over the Columbus Clippers on Friday night at Huntington Park. The blast was Shackelford’s team-leading seventh

Clippers Walk-Off Against Indians

Aaron Shackelford hit two home runs in Thursday night’s loss
May 25, 2023

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Aaron Shackelford blasted two mammoth home runs out of Huntington Park, but the Columbus Clippers rallied for two runs in the bottom of the ninth to defeat the Indianapolis Indians in walk-off fashion on Thursday night, 5-4.

On Deck at the Vic: Two Firework Shows, Youth Clinic and Marvel’s Defenders of the Diamond Night

The Indians are home on Memorial Day, May 29, and May 31-June 4 against the Toledo Mud Hens
May 25, 2023

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Indians return home on Monday, May 29, for a Memorial Day series opener against the Toledo Mud Hens, Triple-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. The six-game series continues Wednesday, May 31 through Sunday, June 4, and includes two firework shows, two specialty jersey auctions, a Youth

Indians Outlast Columbus in Slugfest to Even Series, 12-9

Indians hitters walked 10 times, scored in seven of their nine offensive frames
May 24, 2023

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Behind home runs from Nick Gonzales, Miguel Andújar, Mark Mathias and Canaan Smith-Njigba, the Indianapolis Indians survived several comeback threats from the Columbus Clippers in a 12-9 win on Wednesday night at Huntington Park.

Indy’s Late-Inning Comeback Falls Short in Lidlifter Loss

Nuñez and Rodíguez each notched two hits
May 23, 2023

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Malcom Nuñez roped an RBI single with the bases loaded in the top of the ninth inning to bring the Indianapolis Indians within one run of the Columbus Clippers, but they could not complete the comeback and dropped the series opener at Huntington Park on Tuesday night,

Indians Knock Off I-Cubs, Salvage Series Split

Priester posts 5.0 shutout innings to improve to 4-0 in four May starts
May 21, 2023

INDIANAPOLIS – Quinn Priester continued his outstanding month of May with 5.0 scoreless innings and Malcom Nuñez rocked a three-run home run in the eighth inning to carry the Indianapolis Indians to a 5-1 win over the Iowa Cubs on Sunday afternoon at Victory Field.

Indians Drop Both Games of Twin Bill Against Iowa

Velasquez held Iowa scoreless through the first five innings of Game 1
May 20, 2023

INDIANAPOLIS – Despite a duo of pitching duels, the first of which featured a major league matchup of Kyle Hendricks and Vince Velasquez, the Indianapolis Indians were swept by the Iowa Cubs in Saturday night’s doubleheader at Victory Field, 2-1 and 1-0.

Pirates Starting Pitcher Vince Velasquez to Begin Rehab Assignment at Victory Field

The right-hander was placed on the 15-day injured list on May 5
May 20, 2023

INDIANAPOLIS – The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced that right-handed pitcher Vince Velasquez will make the first start of his rehab assignment with the Indianapolis Indians in Game 1 of tonight’s doubleheader vs. Chicago Cubs right-handed rehabber Kyle Hendricks and the Iowa Cubs at Victory Field. He is the fourth major

Six-Run Surge Puts Indians Past I-Cubs

Malcom Nuñez went 3-for-4 with three RBI in Thursday’s win
May 18, 2023

INDIANAPOLIS – Behind a three-hit performance by third basemen Malcom Nuñez and six-run fifth inning, the Indianapolis Indians bested the Iowa Cubs on Thursday afternoon at Victory Field, 10-5.

Shackelford Homers in Indians Wednesday Loss

Osvaldo Bido struck out six over 6.0 innings
May 17, 2023

INDIANAPOLIS – Despite Aaron Shackelford’s fourth home run of the season and Osvaldo Bido’s first quality start, the Iowa Cubs narrowly edged the Indianapolis Indians on Wednesday afternoon at Victory Field, 5-4.

Priester’s Gem Sparks Series-Opening Victory

Gonzales, Smith-Njigba and Rodríguez each homered in the win
May 16, 2023

INDIANAPOLIS – Behind a trio of home runs and lights-out pitching by Quinn Priester, the Indianapolis Indians defeated the Iowa Cubs in their series opener at Victory Field on Tuesday night, 9-1.

Southpaw Rob Zastryzny Set to Begin Rehab Assignment with Indianapolis

The Canadian began the season on Pittsburgh’s Opening Day roster
May 16, 2023

INDIANAPOLIS – The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced that left-handed pitcher Rob Zastryzny will begin a rehab assignment with the Indianapolis Indians tonight in their series opener vs. the Iowa Cubs at Victory Field. He is the third major league rehabber assigned to Indy this season, following right-handers Chase De Jong

On Deck at the Vic: Fireworks, Prospects Weekend, Princesses and a Chance to Strike Out Bullying

The Indians are home May 16-21 against the Iowa Cubs
May 15, 2023

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Indians return home Tuesday, May 16 to open a six-game series against the Iowa Cubs, Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. For the duration of the homestand through Sunday, May 21, the Indians will take a stand to strike out bullying in honor of Terry Badger

Indians Tally Season-High 15 Runs in Series Finale vs. Saints

The Indians offense notched two innings of five-plus runs
May 14, 2023

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Indianapolis Indians offense exploded for a five-run fourth inning and a seven-run ninth inning en route to a series finale victory against the St. Paul Saints at CHS Field on Sunday afternoon, 15-3. With the win, the Indians return to Victory Field having won eight

Indians Pitching Stymies Saints in Saturday Soiree

Indy held St. Paul scoreless after the first inning
May 13, 2023

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A quintet of Indianapolis Indians pitchers combined to hold the St. Paul Saints scoreless following a first-inning home run en route to a Saturday afternoon victory at CHS Field, 3-1.

Nuñez Homers in Indians Friday Loss

Osvaldo Bido tossed 5.0 shutout innings in relief
May 12, 2023

PAUL, Minn. – Malcom Nuñez launched his third home run of the season, but the Indianapolis Indians offense could not overcome a two-run lead by the St. Paul Saints as they took their third loss of the six-game series at CHS Field on Friday night, 2-1.

Indians to Help Strike Out Bullying in Honor of Terry Badger III 

Indianapolis Indians Charities will match up to $4,400 of fan donations to help build an afterschool facility in Terry III’s hometown of Covington, Ind.
May 12, 2023

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Indians and Indianapolis Indians Charities will take a stand to strike out bullying during their May 16-21 homestand against the Iowa Cubs. The initiative is in honor of 13-year-old Terry Badger III, a young baseball star in Covington, Ind. who tragically took his life this past

Four-Run Seventh Lifts Saints Over Indians, 8-7

The Indians homered three times in the defeat
May 11, 2023

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A two-run home run by Chavez Young in the top of the ninth inning was not enough for Indianapolis to overcome a four-run seventh inning by St. Paul as the Saints defeated the Indians on Thursday night at CHS Field, 8-7.

Indians Level Series in St. Paul Behind Priester, Sixth-Inning Spurt

Quinn Priester posted his second straight quality start to push Indy to its seventh win in last nine games
May 10, 2023

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Ryan Vilade capped a three-run sixth inning with a two-run single through a drawn-in infield, and Quinn Priester tossed his second consecutive quality start to lift the Indianapolis Indians to a 4-2 win over the St. Paul Saints on Wednesday night at CHS Field.

Indians’ Five-Game Winning Streak Snapped in St. Paul, 11-3

Chavez Young drove in three runs in a multi-hit day in the series opener
May 9, 2023
  1. PAUL, Minn. – The Indianapolis Indians couldn’t overcome a strong offensive start from the St. Paul Saints, who piled up 15 hits to end the Indians’ five-game winning streak in the series opener at CHS Field on Tuesday night, 11-3.

Smith Named International League Pitcher of the Week Following Complete-Game Shutout

Smith pitched the first complete-game shutout in MiLB this season
May 8, 2023

INDIANAPOLIS – Minor League Baseball and the Indianapolis Indians today announced that left-handed pitcher Caleb Smith has been named the International League Pitcher of the Week after tossing a 7.0-inning complete-game shutout in Game 2 of Wednesday’s doubleheader at Toledo.