Darren Ford (Vineland) is on the disabled list with a right oblique injury for the Indianapolis Indians (Pirates) in the triple-A International League. Ford, an outfielder who last played Saturday, is hitting .271 with two triples, 10 runs scored, seven RBIs and 10 stolen bases in 21 games.
Matt Szczur (Lower Cape May Regional) did not play for the Tennessee Smokies (Cubs) in a 9-7 loss to Birmingham in the double-A Southern League on Thursday. Szczur, an outfielder, is hitting .256 with two homers, 21 runs scored, 12 RBIs and nine stolen bases in 30 games.
A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit) is 2-1 with a 3.24 ERA for the Lynchburg Hillcats (Braves) in the Class-A Advanced Carolina League. Holland has struck out 25 and walked 12 in 231/3 innings over six starts. Holland's next start has not yet been announced.
Scott DeCecco (Middle Township) is 3-3 with a 2.91 ERA, 27 strikeouts and nine walks in 34 innings through six starts for the Clinton LumberKings (Seattle) in the Class-A Midwest League. DeCecco's last start was Sunday and his next one has yet to be announced.
Press staff reports