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MLB Breakdown #3: Hayes Makes Immediate Impact For Pittsburgh

The third baseman made his major league debut on Sept. 1
12:23 PM EDT

Since making his major league debut on Sept. 1, former Tribe third baseman and three-time MiLB Gold Glove winner Ke’Bryan Hayes has solidified his spot on the Pirates infield by providing a boost to the offense.

Former Tribe Flamethrower Blake Cederlind Makes MLB Debut

The right-handed pitcher was called up on Tuesday prior to the game
September 15, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS – After joining the Tribe in late August 2019, right-handed reliever Blake Cederlind was recalled by Pittsburgh and made his MLB debut tonight at Cincinnati. He is the fourth pitcher and sixth member of Indianapolis’ 2019 team to make his debut this season, following pitchers JT Brubaker, Cody Ponce

Pittsburgh’s No. 2 Prospect Ke’Bryan Hayes Homers In MLB Debut

The award-winning third baseman had two extra-base hits on Tuesday night
September 2, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS – The Tribe’s 2019 MiLB Rawlings Gold Glove Award winning third baseman Ke'Bryan Hayes, who entered the 2020 season rated as Pittsburgh’s No. 2 prospect and No. 49 overall by Baseball America, doubled and homered in his major league debut last night vs. Chicago (NL). He is the second

Victory Field Lights Up Red as Part of #RedAlertRestart

September 1, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS – Tonight, Victory Field and other venues around Indiana have gone on #RedAlert to raise awareness for the thousands of Hoosier workers and small businesses in our industry who have been impacted by COVID-19. Live events venues were the first to close and will be among the last to

Tribe 2019 Home Run Leader Will Craig Makes MLB Debut

Craig earned his first career start in Game 1 of a doubleheader on Tuesday
August 27, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS – Former Tribe first baseman and Pittsburgh’s lone representative at the 2019 Futures Game, Will Craig, was recalled and made his major league debut today in a doubleheader at St. Louis. He is the first position player and fourth member of Indianapolis’ 2019 team to make his debut this

Coming Soon to a Ballpark Near You: Flicks at Victory Field

Guests can reserve on-field seating pods to watch trio of baseball movie classics
August 27, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS – Three popular baseball movies are set to make their way to the corner of West & Maryland for “Flicks at Victory Field” on the following Fridays: Sept. 11, Sept. 25 and Oct. 9. The first movie to be played on Victory Field’s right field video board is an

This Date In Indians History – August

A look back at the Tribe's biggest dates in August throughout the years
August 27, 2020

The Indianapolis Indians have a rich history that dates back to 1902. Take a trip down memory lane as we highlight notable performances that occurred in the month of August for the Tribe.

Historical Highlight: Eduardo Perez

Eduardo Perez recorded a 21-game hit streak in 1996 for the Tribe after he was traded to Cincinnati
August 27, 2020

Before he solidified himself as a big leaguer, Eduardo Perez made his way through Indianapolis.

Women’s Equality Day: The Women of the Indianapolis Clowns

After Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in 1947, three women carved their own history in the Negro Leagues
August 26, 2020

Many moons ago, Victory Field sat at the corner of West 16th and Harding Streets in Indianapolis. It’s a short drive from the current era of Indians baseball, just follow the river along its west edge and cross at the 16th Street bridge.

MLB Breakdown #2: Weekend Series Sweep Powered by Reynolds and Polanco

The pair of former Tribe outfielders combined for six extra-base hits and 11 RBI vs. Milwaukee
August 24, 2020

The weekend series between Pittsburgh and Milwaukee provided a glimpse of a booming Pirates offense that outscored its National League Central foe, 24-11, for a three-game sweep.

Historical Highlight: Rajai Davis

The former Tribe outfielder established the longest hitting streak in the Victory Field era in his final game with the Indians
August 22, 2020

A home run in the first inning vs. Charlotte extended the longest hitting streak in the Victory Field era to 21 games on June 3, 2007. Center fielder Rajai Davis, the Pittsburgh Pirates38th-round draft pick in 2001, blasted his fourth long ball of the season to put the Tribe ahead

Victory Field to Host Watch Party for Game 4 of Indiana Pacers-Miami Heat Playoff Series

Limited tickets available; proceeds to benefit youth programs supported by Indiana Sports Corp
August 21, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS – The 2020 NBA Playoffs are coming to the corner of West & Maryland from afar on Monday, Aug. 24, as the Indiana Pacers clash with the Miami Heat in Game 4 of their first-round series. The game will air live on Victory Field’s right field video board, with

Jacob Stallings Can’t Keep the Future on Hold Anymore

A different type of baseball season will show what the Pirates’ homegrown catcher is made of
August 17, 2020

Jacob Stallings was in his early 20s when he was the starting catcher for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Reaching the major leagues wasn’t on his mind then; it wasn’t the be-all and end-all. Coaches told him that he could possibly reach that level because of his

Brandon Waddell Makes Major League Debut After Whirlwind Weekend

The left-hander was added to Pittsburgh’s 60-man roster just days before being recalled
August 14, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS – After being placed on the 60-man roster on Aug. 7 and earning his first career call-up two days later, former Tribe southpaw Brandon Waddell made his major league debut on Friday at Cincinnati. He is the third member of 2019 Triple-A squad to make his debut this season,

A View From The Mound In A Sea Of Empty Seats

While pitchers were working to stay healthy, baseball returned without one of its greatest assets
August 13, 2020

There’s a distinct hum in the background as the pitcher leans in, taking in the signs. Step back, pause, maybe eye the runner at first. He winds into his delivery like he’s done a million times before, and hurls in a curveball that paints the lower corner of the zone.

MLB Breakdown #1: Gonzalez and Kuhl Right The Ship

With two weeks under its belt, Pittsburgh has had unlikely names shine
August 11, 2020

Through the first two weeks of the 60-game major league season, Pittsburgh has found what it needs from players who were not regularly in the lineup or on the mound last season.

Play Ball! College Summer League Comes to Victory Field

Grand Park brings All-Star Game, regular-season finale and league championship to downtown Indy
August 7, 2020

When the door officially closed on the 2020 Minor League Baseball season – Tuesday, June 30, to be exact – the Indianapolis Indians organization was weeks into preparations of hosting outside events at Victory Field. Before the season was canceled, The Vic had already held two travel baseball Pastime Tournaments

Beyond the Ballpark with JT Brubaker

The former Tribe hurler talks about 2020 and one of his favorite sports experiences
August 7, 2020

After battling an elbow injury for most of 2019, former Tribe right-hander JT Brubaker has big goals for the 60-game major league season. We caught up with him to talk more about those goals, and his lifestyle outside of baseball.

Former Tribe Starter Cody Ponce Returns to Bullpen in MLB Debut

Ponce was traded from Milwaukee to Pittsburgh in 2019 in exchange for RHP Jordan Lyles
August 2, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS – With both rotation and bullpen experience under his belt in the minor leagues, right-handed pitcher and former Indianapolis Indian Cody Ponce made his major league debut in relief this afternoon at Chicago (NL). Ponce is the second member of the 2019 Triple-A squad to make his debut, following

Statement from the Indianapolis Indians

July 28, 2020

Indianapolis Indians baseball dates back to 1902 and it’s been the organization’s goal to be low-cost family entertainment for all fans in an inclusive environment. We take this mission very seriously. We also feel strongly about the relationship we have with our fans, community and corporate partners. Knowing that the

This Date In Indians History – July

A look back at the Tribe's biggest dates in July throughout the years
July 28, 2020

The Indianapolis Indians have a rich history that dates back to 1902. Take a trip down memory lane as we highlight notable performances that occurred in the month of July for the Tribe.

Back From Injury, Former Tribe Hurler JT Brubaker Shines In MLB Debut

The right-hander was sidelined for most of 2019 with a right forearm strain
July 26, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS – After emerging from summer camp with a place on Pittsburgh’s Opening Day roster, right-handed pitcher and former Indianapolis Indians starter JT Brubaker made his major league debut today against St. Louis. He is the first member from the 2019 Tribe squad to make their debut this season.

Historical Highlight: Bob Scanlan

In 2000, the 33-year-old got the final out of the Triple-A World Series to clinch the title for the Indians.
July 25, 2020

When the Indians were crowned Triple-A World Series champions in 2000, they looked to one player to help them get there. Bob Scanlan, a 33-year-old out of Los Angeles, had just finished the best year of his career and was the fifth relief pitcher in Indians history to be named

How the Indians Grappled with The Unknown

The collective efforts of Tribe front office members steered charitable efforts to local nonprofits as the season grew questionable
July 22, 2020

Season preparations were well underway for the Indianapolis Indians organization when players reported to spring training in February. It signaled the unofficial start of the baseball season, even though Opening Day for Major League Baseball was over a month away.

Best Seat in the House

Baseball meets luxury in the Tribe’s new Elements Financial Club
July 20, 2020

In the early 1990s, Bruce Schumacher – the current chairman and CEO of the Indianapolis Indians – took his car to a gravel parking lot at the corner of West Street and Maryland Street. He pointed it towards the north-northeast, the way a ballpark should be built to account for