Best Pitcher Performance, No. 4: Eppler Lulls Louisville in 4-0 Shutout

Tribe hurler continues Victory Field dominance in win over Bats

Tyler Eppler carved up the Bats with nine strikeouts over 6.0 shutout innings on May 24 at Victory Field. (Photo by Adam Pintar)

By Cheyne Reiter | October 17, 2018 4:31 PM ET

Tyler Eppler's numbers at Victory Field speak for themselves - in 27 career games (23 starts) at The Vic spanning the 2017-18 seasons, the right-hander went an absurd 14-1 with a 2.73 ERA. His home-field dominance was on full display May 24 this year against Louisville, an outing where he fanned nine batters over 6.0 sparkling frames.

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Best Pitcher Performance, No. 5: Keller Secures First Triple-A Win

22-year-old shuts down 70-win IronPigs

Mitch Keller earned his first career Triple-A win on Aug. 9 vs. Lehigh Valley. (Photo by Justin Casterline)

By Cheyne Reiter | October 15, 2018 5:20 PM ET

INDIANAPOLIS - The Indianapolis Indians hit their season-high mark of 14 games over .500 (65-51) following a 3-1 win against Lehigh Valley on Aug. 9 at Victory Field. Mitch Keller earned his first Triple-A win with 6.0 innings of one-run ball, capping a three-game sweep of the IronPigs.

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Sweet Sixteen: Major League Baseball's Postseason Filled with Former Indians

Yankees, Red Sox and Cubs littered with former Tribesmen

Andrew McCutchen, now with the Yankees, is back in the postseason for the first time since 2015. (Photo by Bill Gentry)

By Cheyne Reiter | October 3, 2018 5:51 PM ET

A combined sixteen former Indians players and managers are scattered through the clubhouses of six teams in the 2018 Major League Baseball postseason. The New York Yankees have four former Tribesmen either playing, coaching or managing, while the Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs each have three. The Houston Astros, Cleveland Indians and Milwaukee Brewers should each have two former Tribe players on their postseason rosters when the Division Series round begins on Thursday, Oct. 4. Atlanta, Colorado, Los Angeles (NL) and Oakland do not have any former Indianapolis players, coaches or managers on their respective teams.

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J.T. Brubaker Named Pirates Minor League Pitcher of the Year

Brubaker bursts onto Pittsburgh's radar with breakout season

By Cheyne Reiter | September 21, 2018 9:08 PM ET

The Pittsburgh Pirates today named right-hander J.T. Brubaker as their Minor League Pitcher of the Year in an on-field ceremony at PNC Park.

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Ryan Lavarnway Honored for Community Service in Indianapolis

31-year-old veteran to receive Pirates Community Commitment Award

(Adam Pintar)

September 20, 2018 2:22 PM ET

Representing the Indianapolis Indians as an All-Star both on and off the field, catcher Ryan Lavarnway will be recognized this weekend in Pittsburgh for his work beyond the ballpark. The journeyman has been selected as Indy's 2018 Pirates Community Commitment Award winner.

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Indianapolis Indians Unveil 2019 Schedule

Home slate includes 70 dates at Victory Field

(Adam Pintar)

September 10, 2018 10:58 AM ET

The Indianapolis Indians today announced the 2019 regular season schedule. The Tribe open their 118th season on Thursday, April 4 at the Columbus Clippers.

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Indians Announce End-of-Season Award Winners

Newman selected as Team MVP, Eppler honored as Pitcher of the Year

Kevin Newman is the first Indians shortstop since 2007 and eighth overall since 1943 to be named Team MVP. (Photo by Austin Friedline)

By Cheyne Reiter | September 5, 2018 11:51 AM ET

The Indianapolis Indians honored six individuals as 2018 end-of-season award winners on Saturday, Sept. 1 in a pregame ceremony at Victory Field.

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Indians Blank Bats in Season Finale, 4-0

Eppler delivers 7.0 shutout innings to earn win No. 13

Tyler Eppler finished off his 13-win campaign with a dominant, 7.0-inning outing on Monday in Louisville. (Photo by Adam Pintar) (Adam Pintar)

By Cheyne Reiter | September 3, 2018 4:10 PM ET

Tyler Eppler three-hit the Bats over 7.0 shutout frames as the Indians earned a 4-0 win in Louisville on Monday, snapping a five-game Labor Day losing streak. All four of Indy's runs came via the long ball; Wyatt Mathisen homered in the fourth and Erich Weiss cranked a three-run shot in the sixth.

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Positive Mindset, Faith Lead Indians' Tyler Eppler

Tyler Eppler leads the Indians in wins (12), strikeouts (112) and innings pitched (146.0) this season. (Photo by Adam Pintar)

By Mike Lopresti | September 3, 2018 12:15 PM ET

The parade keeps marching by in Victory Field, where 12 different Indians pitchers have been called up or recalled by the Pirates this season. Here today, in Pittsburgh tomorrow.

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Bats Top Tribe as Indy Eliminated from Playoff Contention

Toledo takes IL West crown to prevent an Indy repeat.

Kevin Kramer recorded two hits in Sunday's defeat. (Photo by Adam Pintar)

September 2, 2018 9:51 PM ET

LOUISVILLE, KY. - The Louisville Bats topped the Indianapolis Indians on Sunday night, 10-2. With the defeat and a pair of results around the International League, the Indians were eliminated from playoff contention. The Toledo Mud Hens secured the West Division crown after beating the Columbus Clippers.

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