Matt Szczur (Lower Cape May Regional) went 2-for-5 with a run scored for the Tennessee Smokies (Cubs) in an 8-5 loss to the Birmingham Barons (White Sox) in the double-A Southern League on Sunday,

Szczur, who led off and played center field, is hitting .280 with 55 runs scored, 38 RBIs and 20 steals on 30 attempts in 98 games. His on-base percentage is .349.

Darren Fischer (Cumberland Regional) pitched a 1-2-3 inning of relief, striking out one, for the Princeton Rays in a 6-0 loss to the Bluefield Blue Jays in the second game of a doubleheader in the rookie-level Appalachian League.

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He is 0-3 with a 5.17 ERA in 10 relief appearances. In 15 2/3 innings, he has given up 11 hits, struck out 15 and walked five.

Darren Ford (Vineland) did not play for the Indianapolis Indians (Pirates) in a 2-1 loss to the Syracuse Chiefs (Nationals) in the triple-A International League. Indianapolis is 63-47.

Ford, an outfielder, is hitting .221 with 22 runs scored, 13 RBIs and 20 stolen bases on 27 attempts in 58 games.

A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit) is 4-7 with a 4.69 ERA in 19 starts for the Lynchburg HillCats (Braves) in the Class A Advanced Carolina League.

In 101 2/3 innings, he has given up 108 hits, struck out 67 and walked 49. His last start was Tuesday, and his next has yet to be announced.

Scott DeCecco (Middle Township) is 8-7 with a 4.21 ERA in 20 starts for the Clinton LumberKings (Mariners) in the Class-A Midwest League.

In 109 innings, he has given up 107 hits, walked 37 and struck out 65. His last start was Wednesday and his next start has not yet been announced.

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