OF Darren Ford (Vineland) went 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and a stolen base for the Indianapolis Indians (Pirates) in a 10-3 loss to Gwinnett in the triple-A International League on Thursday. Ford is hitting .205 with 19 runs scored, 12 RBIs and 9 stolen bases in 53 games.
RHP A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit) started and gave up four runs in five innings, taking the loss as the Lynchburg HillCats (Braves) fell 5-3 to Potomac in a Class A Advanced Carolina League game. He gave up six hits, walked two and struck out four. Holland fell to 4-6 with a 4.65 ERA in 18 starts. In 982/3 innings, he has given up 103 hits and 45 walks while striking out 64.
OF Matt Szczur (Lower Cape May Regional) was 1-for-4 through seven innings for the Tennessee Smokies (Cubs) against Jacksonville in the double-A Southern League. Szczur came in hitting .292 with 50 runs scored, 37 RBIs and 20 steals in 87 games.
LHP Scott DeCecco (Middle Township) is set to start today for the Clinton LumberKings against Lansing in the Class A Midwest League. DeCecco is 7-6 with a 4.45 ERA in 18 starts. In 97 innings, he has struck out 61 and walked 33.
LHP Darren Fischer (Cumberland Regional) did not pitch for the Princeton Rays in a 10-0 loss to the Greeneville Astros in the rookie-level Appalachian League. Fisher is 0-2 with a 3.29 ERA in eight relief appearances. In 132/3 innings, he has allowed six hits and four walks while striking out 10.