Kevin Thompson: Making Defensive Strides

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Kevin Thompson is starting his third year in Trenton and hopes this will be the year when he finally breaks the barrier that has kept him from moving up to Columbus. Thompson believes it is his defense that has kept him mired in Trenton, but he's having a great time, wherever he plays.

Thompson is a 5-10 speedster who gives Trenton a potent running threat at the top of their lineup. Over the last two seasons, Thompson has been an anchor in the lead-up spot. He has produced in that role, although he claims he doesn't care where in the lineup he hits. Thompson said, "It doesn't matter where I hit." Although Thompson has split time between Tampa and Trenton each of the last two...