Matt Szczur (Lower Cape May Regional) hit a pinch-hit single in his only at-bat for the Tennessee Smokies (Cubs) in a 2-1 win over the Mississippi Braves in the double-A Southern League on Monday. Szczur is hitting .291 with 38 runs scored, 28 RBIs and 15 stolen bases in 65 games.
Darren Ford (Vineland) did not play for the Indianapolis Indians (Pirates) in a 4-2 win over the Durham Bulls (White Sox) 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.
A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit) is 3-4 with a 4.56 ERA in 14 starts this season for the Lynchburg HillCats (Braves) in the Class-A Advanced Carolina League. In 75 innings, Holland has given up 76 hits, struck out 47 and walked 38. The HillCats are off until Friday due to the Carolina League all-stara break.
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. His next start has not yet been announced, and the LumberKings are off until Thursday due to the Midwet League all-star break.
Press staff reports