Local minor-leaguers: A.J. Holland, Scott DeCecco both earn wins with excellent pitching performances
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A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit) pitched seven strong innings, giving up seven hits and one run - a home run - to earn the win for the Lynchburg Hillcats (Braves) in a 6-3 victory over Winston-Salem in the Class-A Advanced Carolina League on Monday night. He walked four and struck out two. Holland improved to 2-1 with a 3.38 ERA and 22 strikeouts in 262/3 innings through five starts for Lynchburg, which is 12-10.