RHP A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit) gave up four runs in six innings and got a no-decision as the Lynchburg HillCats (Braves) beat Salem 6-5 in the Class-A Advance Carolina League on Sunday. Holland allowed seven hits, walked four and struck out two. He is 3-4 with a 4.56 ERA in 14 starts this season. In 75 innings, he has struck out 47 and walked 36.

OF Matt Szczur (Lower Cape May Regional) went 0-for-4 for the Tennessee Smokies (Cubs) in a 4-1 loss to Mississippi in the double-A Southern League. Szczur is hitting .289 with 38 runs scored, 28 RBIs and 15 stolen bases in 64 games.

OF Darren Ford (Vineland) did not play for the Indianapolis Indians (Pirates) in a 5-2 loss to Durham in the triple-A International League. Ford is hitting .202 with 22 hits, 11 runs scored, nine RBIs and 13 stolen bases in 33 games.

LHP Scott DeCecco (Middle Township) is 5-6 with a 4.24 ERA in 13 starts for the Clinton LumberKings (Mariners) in the Class-A Midwest League. In 68 innings, he has given up 68 hits and 23 walks while striking out 48. His last start was Thursday, and his next has yet to be announced.

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