Four Chinooks Selected for NWL Major League Dreams Showcase
Mequon, WI – Four Chinooks players have been selected to the Northwoods League Major League Dreams Showcase which takes place tonight in Madison at the home of the Mallards. The annual showcase acts as a second All-Star Game for the league giving players who arrived to the league late a chance to play infront of scouts. The showcase features a double header featuring the top players from the league who were selected by MLB scouts.
Representing the Chinooks will be Austin Jones, Brandon Komar, Jack Dunn, and Christian Boulware.
*Update: Dallas Beaver has been added to the showcase as of August 6th.
Austin Jones, a four year veteran of the Chinooks, has had quite a second half of the season. He has appeared and started in 10 games and currently has a 3-4 record with 4.43 ERA. The Whitewater Warhawk alumni has 40 strikeouts on the season. His best outing this season came on July 8th against the Rafters when he went 7 innings without giving up a run.
Bradon Komar has been with the team the entire 2018 season and has appeared in 16 games including 3 starts. He currently holds a 2-3 record with a 6.89 ERA. The Elkhorn, WI native has also recorded two saves on the season.
Jack Dunn, the Chinooks 2017 Robin Yount Award winner and the 2018 NWL All-Star Game MVP, will make his Major League Dreams Showcase debut tonight. The shortstop from Northwestern currently leads the team in hitting with a .315 batting average. He also leads the team in runs with 34.
Christian Boulware arrived at Lakeshore in mid-June. From Panola University, Boulware has a respectable .283 batting average with 13 runs and 15 RBI’s. He has seen a majority of his time behind home plate this season.
A late addition to the Major League Dreams Showcase is Dallas Beaver of the University of Central Florida. The Florida native currently has a .297 batting average with 30 runs, 3 HR’s, and 28 RBI’s. He even has pitched two scoreless innings this season.
Best of luck to our 5 representatives as they get the opportunity to showcase their skills infront of a crowd of Major League scouts in Madison tonight.