He pitched 11 scoreless innings, going 1-0. He allowed four hits and four walks, while striking out 15 batters. He is the first IronBirds player to earn a weekly honor.
So far this season, Howard is 2-1 with a 2.30 ERA. He has appeared in eight games with six starts. He has thrown 27.1 innings striking out 32 and walking only seven.