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Indians Home Run Derby and Diamond Club Social

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Luke Tendler had enough power after sitting out two rounds to win the Indians home run derby on Wednesday. Luke Tendler had enough power after sitting out two rounds to win the Indians home run derby on Wednesday.
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The Spokane Indians hosted their annual Diamond Club Social and Home Run Derby presented by Banner Bank at Avista Stadium on Wednesday, June 11, giving fans a first chance to see and meet the 2014 squad. 

In a level were home runs come at a premium, the four chosen Indians players--Luke Tendler, Doug Votolato, Jose Trevino and Fernando Vivili--did not disappoint the crowd, cranking out homers and even forcing two tie breakers.

The above slideshow is from the players introductions before the home run derby. Mobile users can view the slideshow by clicking herehttp://bit.ly/1mKoVQi

One of the highlights of the evening came in the form of the player introductions, where Ryan Ledbetter and Luis Pollorena split the $100 prize with a combination singing and dancing intro. 

Tune in to SWX on Friday, June 13, at 6:30 p.m. PDT for the Indians season opener! Don't forget to vote in SWX's poll to find the Greatest Spokane Indian of All Time, click here: http://bit.ly/1hJhNYt
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