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.
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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