OF Matt Szczur (Lower Cape May Regional) went 1-for-2 with a double and a run scored for the Tennessee Smokies (Cubs) in a 2-0 win over Jackson in the first game of a doubleheader in the double-A Southern League on Monday. He then went 1-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in a 7-1 win in the second game. Szczur is hitting .285 with 33 runs scored, 23 RBIs and 14 stolen bases in 52 games.

LHP Scott DeCecco (Middle Township) is 4-5 with a 4.03 ERA in 11 starts for the Clinton LumberKings (Mariners) in the Class-A Midwest League. DeCecco has struck out 43 and walked 20 in 58 innings. His next start has not yet been announced.

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OF Darren Ford (Vineland) did not play for the Indianapolis Indians (Pirates) in a 6-2 win over Columbus in the triple-A International League. Ford is batting .228 with 11 runs scored, seven RBIs and 13 stolen bases in 28 games.

RHP A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit) is 3-4 with a 4.11 ERA in 11 starts for the Lynchburg HillCats (Braves) in the Class-A Advanced Carolina League. In 57 innings, he has struck out 38 and walked 28. His next start is scheduled for Wednesday at Frederick.

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