RHP A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit) is scheduled to start today for the Lynchburg HillCats (Braves) against the Wilmington Blue Rocks (Royals) in the Class A Advanced Carolina League. He is 4-7 with a 4.56 ERA in 20 starts. In 1042/3 innings, Holland has given up 109 hits and 49 walks while striking out 71.
OF Darren Ford (Vineland) did not play in the Indianapolis Indians’ 9-1 loss to the Louisville Bats (Reds) on Wednesday in the triple-A International League. Ford is hitting .223 with 23 runs scored, 15 RBIs and 21 stolen bases on 29 attempts in 66 games.
LHP Darren Fischer (Cumberland Regional) did not pitch in the Princeton Rays’ 5-1 loss to the Bluefield Blue Jays on Wednesday. The left-hander is 0-3 with a 5.60 ERA in 11 relief appearances in the rookie-level Appalachian League. In 172/3 innings, he has allowed 12 hits, 11 runs, walked seven and struck out 16.
RHP Scott DeCecco (Middle Township) is scheduled to start Friday for the Clinton LumberKings (Mariners) of the single-A Midwest League. This year in 1221/3 innings, he has given up 120 hits, walked 38 and struck out 72.
OF Matt Szczur (Lower Cape May Regional) and the Tennessee Smokies (Cubs) of the double-A Southern League did not play Wednesday. Szczur is hitting .277 with 60 runs scored, 39 RBIs and 20 steals in 106 games.