Darren Ford (Vineland) went 1-for-5 for the Indianapolis Indians (Pirates) in a 6-1 loss to the Columbus Clippers (Indians) on Sunday in the triple-A International League.

Ford, who led off and played center field, also was caught trying to steal third base. Ford is hitting .203 with 19 runs scored, 11 RBIs and 18 stolen bases on 25 attempts in 52 games for Indianapolis.

Indianapolis is off until Thursday due to the International League's All-Star break.

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Matt Szczur (Lower Cape May Regional) and the Tennessee Smokies (Cubs) had their game at the Jackson Generals (Mariners) in the double-A Southern League cancelled due to wet grounds.

The Smokies are off until Thursday due to the Southern League's All-Star break.

Szczur is hitting .292 with 50 runs scored, 37 RBIs and 20 steals on 30 attempts in 87 games. His on-base percentage is .360.

A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit) is 4-5 with a 4.62 ERA in 17 starts for the Lynchburg HillCats (Braves) in the Class-A Advanced Carolina League.In 932/3 innings, he has given up 97 hits and 43 walks while striking out 60.

He got a no-decision Saturday despite pitching six one-hit, shutout innings against the Wilmington (Del.) Blue Rocks (Royals). Holland, who had a no-hitter for 42/3 innings, gave up four walks and struck out four. He got 11 groundouts and two flyouts.

Scott DeCecco (Middle Township) is 7-6 with a 4.45 ERA in 18 starts for the Clinton Lumber Kings in the Class-A Midwest League.

In 97 innings, he has given up 97 hits and 33 walks with 61 strikeouts. He won his last start Saturday night, giving up four runs on 10 hits and no walks in seven innings against the South Bend Silver Hawks (Diamondbacks).

He struck out one and picked a runner off first base. He got 11 groundouts and four flyouts.

Darren Fischer (Cumberland Regional) did not pitch for the Princeton Rays in a 4-0 loss to the Danville Braves in the rookie-level Appalachian League.

Through seven relief appearances, Fischer is 0-2 with a 2.38 ERA. In 111/3 innings, he has allowed six hits and four walks while striking out 10.


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