Previewing the Tribe's Potential Starting Five

Indy could have familiar and new faces headlining its starting rotation come Opening Day

Mitch Keller is expected to lead Indy's rotation in 2019. (Photo by Austin Freidline)

By Anna Kayser | February 8, 2019 11:22 AM ET

With pitchers and catchers reporting to Bradenton for spring training in less than a week and Pittsburgh's rotation all but set, we preview eight candidates who could form Indy's starting staff.

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Minor League Deals Bring Veteran Experience to Indy

Offseason transactions shape potential 2019 Indianapolis roster.

Catcher Steve Baron is one of Pittsburgh's seven minor league signings this offseason. (Photo by Memphis Redbirds)

By Anna Kayser | February 1, 2019 11:32 AM ET

The Indianapolis Indians prospective roster is coming together as the entire Pirates organization prepares for the team's first workout in a few short weeks. Despite losing talent to international movement and players shifting between minor league teams, there is sure to be an abundance of big-league experience and talent to complement those returning to Indy.

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Indianapolis Indians to Host Inaugural Job Fair on Wednesday, February 13

Tribe looking to fill game day and seasonal positions ahead of 2019 campaign

Working as a game day member on the field operations crew is just one of many game day opportunities available with the Indians for 2019. (Photo by Adam Pintar)

By Cheyne Reiter | January 31, 2019 11:36 AM ET

In preparation for the 2019 season, the Indianapolis Indians today announced that the organization will host its inaugural job fair at Victory Field. The job fair will run from 3-8 PM on Wednesday, Feb. 13, with the Indians looking to fill many game day and seasonal positions for the 70-game home schedule. The Tribe's home opener is Thursday, April 11 against Charlotte at 7:05 PM.

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Indianapolis Indians Announce Front Office Promotions and New Hires

Tribe promote several and bring aboard two before the 2019 season gets underway

(Adam Pintar)

January 24, 2019 11:56 AM ET

INDIANAPOLIS - As the Indianapolis Indians prepare to start another season at Victory Field, the organization has announced two promotions in its front office and welcomed several new staff members in recent weeks. The Indians open their season at Columbus on Thursday, April 4. The Tribe's home opener is Thursday, April 11 when they host Charlotte at 7:05 p.m.

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Indians Announce 2019 Intern Class

(Photo by Casey McGaw)

By Cheyne Reiter | January 23, 2019 10:29 AM ET

The Indianapolis Indians today announced the hiring of 15 seasonal assistants for the 2019 season. Former Tribe interns have earned full-time positions with many professional franchises, including the Boston Bruins, Chicago Cubs, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Rams, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers and Tennessee Titans, among others. Indy's 2019 intern class will fill roles in business operations, baseball communications, field operations, marketing, merchandise, partnership activation, stadium operations and ticket sales.

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Brian Esposito Returns as Tribe Manager for 2019 Season

Pirates announce affiliate field staffs

Brian Esposito led the Indians to a 73-67 record in 2018, his first season managing in Triple-A. (Photo by Austin Friedline)

By Cheyne Reiter | January 18, 2019 1:59 PM ET

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced that Brian Esposito will return as manager of the Indianapolis Indians for the 2019 season. He will be joined by hitting coach Ryan Long and pitching coach Bryan Hickerson. Dru Scott and Alan Burr return as the team's athletic trainer and strength and conditioning coach, respectively.

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Indianapolis Indians Set New Record for Charitable Giving

Tribe donated more than $560,000 to community organizations in 2018

(Adam Pintar)

December 3, 2018 2:43 PM ET

The Indianapolis Indians recently finished the 2018 fiscal year with a second straight franchise record of charitable giving. Including monetary donations and in-kind contributions, the Tribe gave back $562,367 to community organizations, the first time its total charitable contribution exceeded $500,000. The Indians operate with a fiscal year of October 1-September 30.

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Five Indians among MiLB.com's Pirates Organization All-Stars

Brubaker, Waddell tabbed as top starting pitchers in deep farm system

Pittsburgh's Minor League Pitcher of the Year, J.T. Brubaker, won 10 games, posted a 2.81 ERA and had 131 strikeouts in 28 starts between Altoona and Indy in 2018. (Photo by Austin Friedline)

By Cheyne Reiter | December 3, 2018 2:08 PM ET

The top performers of the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system were announced today by MiLB.com as part of the site's annual organization all-star awards. Of the 12 players recognized, five took the field for the Indianapolis Indians in 2018.

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Two Tribe Executives Named to Inaugural Class of LIFT Mentorship Program

Minor League Baseball initiative aims to support women advancing their careers in baseball

Indians front office executives Kim Stoebick (far left) and Hayden Barnack (second from right) were placed in the first class of MiLB's LIFT Mentorship Program. They filled in on the grounds crew with colleagues before a game last August. (Kim Stoebick)

November 29, 2018 10:23 AM ET

Indianapolis Indians front office executives Kim Stoebick and Hayden Barnack have been named to the inaugural class of Minor League Baseball's LIFT (Leaders Inspiring Future Talent) Mentorship Program.

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Best Games at Victory Field, No. 1: Indians Outlast Bulls in Extras, 7-6

Reyes' bases-loaded walk in 10th makes Indy a winner

Pablo Reyes gets swarmed by teammates following his walk-off walk on June 23 at Victory Field. (Photo by Austin Friedline)

By Cheyne Reiter | November 20, 2018 5:02 PM ET

Facing the team who eliminated the Indians in the 2017 Governors' Cup Semifinals, the Tribe secured sweet revenge in a back-and-forth Saturday night slugfest with the Durham Bulls on June 23 at Victory Field. The Indians overcame 2-0, 5-3 and 6-5 deficits to eventually win the game in 10 innings, 7-6.

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