Matt Szczur (Lower Cape May Regional) went 1-for-6 for the Tennessee Smokies (Cubs) in a 7-0 at Mississippi in the double-A Southern League on Thursday night.

Szczur, who batted leadoff and played left field, is hitting .281 with two homers, 20 runs scored, 12 RBIs, 10 walks and eight stolen bases in 25 games.

Darren Ford (Vineland) was a defensive replacement in right field but did not get a plate appearance for the Indianapolis Indians (Pirates) in a 9-6 win against Lehigh Valley in a triple-A International League game.

Ford is hitting .246 with nine runs scored, five RBIs, three triples and 10 stolen bases in 19 games.

A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit) is 2-1 with a 3.38 ERA with 22 strikeouts, 11 walks in 26.2 innings through five starts with the Lynchburg Hillcats (Braves) in the Class-A Advanced Carolina League.

Holland won his last start Monday, and his next start has not been announced.

Scott DeCecco (Middle Township) is 2-3 with a 3.21 ERA and 23 strikeouts and nine walks in 28 innings through five starts for the Clinton LumberKings (Seattle) in the Class-A Midwest League.

DeCecco won his last start Monday, and his next start has not been announced.


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