John Konchar didn’t get drafted, but he’ll get his shot with a NBA team. Early Friday morning, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news that Konchar had agreed to a two-way contract with the Memphis Grizzlies.
The TinCaps shut out Great Lakes 6-0 Thursday night.
Two TinCaps contributed to the their team’s cause, as the East Division defeated the West in an unorthodox conclusion.
John Konchar’s not the only Purdue Fort Wayne player making the jump to pro basketball this summer. Although he doesn’t have NBA prospects, guard Kason Harrell will likely have a professional career overseas.
In college he reached a statistical milestone no player had ever accomplished, and now he’s hoping to become the first Mastodon drafted into the NBA.
A little drama for the first half finale. The TinCaps blew a three-run lead in the top of the ninth inning, then earned a 4-3 walkoff win over the Lake County Captains.
Jaylon Smith has a lot to celebrate these days, especially on Friday.
Two swings accounted for all the Fort Wayne runs on Friday night, and that was enough for the TinCaps to win their fourth-straight game.
The Komets offseason overhaul ramped up on Thursday, as a few more players were shipped off to complete previous trades.
Another veteran player will not return to the Komets locker room in October. Wednesday, captain Jamie Schaafsma announced on Twitter that he’s not getting the opportunity to return for a fifth season in Fort Wayne.