RHP A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit) started Tuesday and gave up five runs, two earned, in three innings for the Lynchburg HillCats (Braves) in a 10-2 loss to Myrtle Beach in the Class A Advanced Carolina League. Holland fell to 4-7 with a 9 ERA in 19 starts. In 101 2/3 innings, he has struck out 67 and walked 49.
OF Matt Szczur (Lower Cape May Regional) went 1-for-4 with a run scored for the Tennessee Smokies (Cubs) against Jacksonville in a 6-4 loss in the double-A Southern League. Szczur is hitting .284 with 53 runs scored, 37 RBIs and 20 steals in 93 games.
OF Darren Ford (Vineland) flied out as a pinch hitter for the Indianapolis Indians (Pirates) in a 9-2 loss to Charlotte in the triple-A International League. Ford is hitting .214 with 21 runs scored, 12 RBIs and 19 stolen bases in 56 games.
LHP Darren Fischer (Cumberland Regional) took a blown save and the loss after giving up four runs in one inning of work as the Princeton Rays lost 6-1 to Pulaski in a rookie-level Appalachian League game. Fischer is 0-3 with a 5.52 ERA in nine relief appearances. In 142/3 innings, he has struck out 11 and walked four.
LHP Scott DeCecco (Middle Township) is 7-7 with a 4.46 ERA in 19 starts for the Clinton LumberKings (Mariners) in the Class A Midwest League. In 101 innings, he has given up 102 hits, walked 35 and struck out 61. He is scheduled to start Thursday at Wisconsin.
Press staff reports