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Indians' coach named Manager of the Year; All-Stars announced

SPOKANE, WA - The 2008 Northwest League All-Star Team was announced Thursday by league
president Bob Richmond. Not only was Indians Manager Tim Hutlett Sr. named the Northwest
Manager of the Year, but two Spokane Indians players, RHP Wilfredo Boscan and LHP Tim
Murphy, also made the Northwest League All-Star Team.

Hutlett is in his second year managing the Indians (46-23) and has his team on the verge of
clinching the Northwest League East Division with seven games to go. Hutlett managed the
Indians to a 33-42 record last season.

Boscan, a native of Maracaibo, Venezuela, has been one of the top pitchers in the Northwest
League. Boscan's record stands at 8-1 and he has an ERA of 3.32 through 62.1 innings.|

Boscan also leads the Indians bullpen with 66 strikeouts, which currently ranks second in the
Northwest League. Boscan was signed by the Rangers as an international free agent in 2007.

Murphy, who is not currently with the Indians after being promoted to the Rangers affiliate in
Clinton, IA., was a force on the mound in 13 appearances for Spokane. Murphy went 3-1 with
a 3.03 ERA in 32.2 innings. Murphy fanned 40 Northwest League batters in 32.2 innings,
giving him an average of more than one strikeout per inning. Murphy was selected in the 3rd
Round of the 2008 MLB Draft by the Rangers out of UCLA.

The 2008 Northwest League All-Star Team is as follows:
1B - Mike Loberg, Salem-Keizer Volcanoes
2B - Josh Harrison, Boise Hawks
3B - Josh Vitters, Boise Hawks
SS - Ryan Flaherty, Boise Hawks
DH - Ryan Keedy, Boise Hawks
C - Travis Howell, Everett AquaSox
OF - Daniel Robertson, Eugene Emeralds
OF - Charles Blackmon, Tri-City Dust Devils
OF - Sawyer Carroll, Eugene Emeralds
LP - Kenneth Durst, Tri-City Dust Devils
RP - Wilfredo Boscan, Spokane Indians
L Relief - (tie) Tim Murphy, Spokane Indians
Rob Musgrave, Eugene Emeralds
R Relief - Jose Guzman, Vancouver Canadians
Manager - Tim Hulett, Spokane Indians
MVP - Daniel Robinson, Eugene Emeralds