OF Matt Szczur (Lower Cape May Regional) was 0-for-5 before hitting a bases-loaded single to break a 1-1 tie in the top of the 12th inning, and the Tennessee Smokies (Cubs) went on to beat Pensacola 9-1 in the double-A Southern League on Saturday.

Szczur ended up with another RBI single later in the 12th to finish 2-for-7 with two RBIs.

He is hitting .400 (6-for-15) through the first three games of the season.

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RHP A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit) made his first start of the season for the Lynchburg Hillcats (Braves) and gave up five runs, four earned, in 42/3 innings in a 10-6 win over Potomac in the Class-A Advanced Carolina League.

He gave up eight hits, struck out five and walked one.

OF Darren Ford (Vineland) made his debut for the Indianapolis Indians (Pirates) in the triple-A International League, and went 1-for-4 with an RBI and a stolen base in a 5-3 win over Columbus.

LHP Scott DeCecco (Middle Township) did not pitch for the Clinton LumberKings (Mariners) against Burlington in the Class-A Midwest League.

DeCecco (0-1) has a 1.80 ERA after allowing three runs, one earned, over five innings in his first start Friday. He struck out six and walked one.

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