Matt Szczur (Lower Cape May Regional) went 0-for-4 with a run scored and a strikeout in a 6-3 victory over the New Orleans Zephyrs (Marlins) Wednesday in a triple-A Pacific Coast League game. Szczur, an outfielder, is hitting .213 (10-47). He has one home run, seven RBIs and eight runs scored.

Scott DeCecco (Middle Township) did not appear for the High Desert Mavericks (Mariners) in a 10-0 loss to the Lancaster JetHawks (Astros) in an Advanced Class-A California League game Wednesday. DeCecco has a 10.13 ERA in three relief appearances, giving up six runs, eight hits and eight walks in 5 1/3 innings. He also has four strikeouts.

Darren Ford (Vineland) has not played for the Fresno Grizzlies (Giants) since being injured Thursday after running into a wall while trying to make a catch in a Pacific Coast League game. Ford, an outfielder, was hitting .350 (7-for-20) in eight games before the injury. The Grizzlies lost 4-2 to the Sacramento River Cats (Athletics) on Wednesday.

A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit), a pitcher for the Lynchburg Hillcats (Braves) in the Class-A Advanced Carolina League, started the season on the disabled list with an unspecified injury.

A graduate of Penn State University, I worked at the Carroll County Times in Westminster, Maryland, before joining The Press in 2013.

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