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New Addition Hopes To Make Big Splash

Howard Has Played 7 Games At Third Base So Far

Acquired along with outfielder Ben Himes from Cincinnati for utility man Tony Womack, Kevin Howard brings a potent bat to Trenton. The only question is will his defense catch up to his bat.

"At first I was shocked because I had no idea I was being shopped by the Reds," said Kevin Howard when asked about the off-season trade. "My only concern was learning my new role within this organization." Thunder Manager Bill Masse believes the transition for Howard has been smooth, however he is still getting to know him as a player and as a person. "Kevin's a tough guy to read sometimes... Recommended Stories

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