LHP Darren Fischer (Cumberland Regional) pitched three scoreless, hitless innings of relief for the Princeton Rays in a 4-1 loss Greeneville in the rookie-level Appalachian League on Thursday night. Fischer struck out one and walked one. He is 0-2 with a 2.38 ERA in 111/3 innings over seven relief appearances.
RHP A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit) is scheduled to start for the Lynchburg HillCats (Braves) at the Wilmington Blue Rocks in the Class A Advanced Carolina League after his start Thursday against Jackson was rained out. Holland is 4-5 with a 4.83 ERA in 16 starts. He has thrown 872/3 innings, striking out 56 and walking 39.
OF Matt Szczur (Lower Cape May Regional) went 1-for-4 with a walk and a run scored for the Tennessee Smokies (Cubs) against Jackson in the double-A Southern League. Szczur came into the game hitting .288 with 48 runs scored, 37 RBIs and 20 steals in 83 games.
OF Darren Ford (Vineland) did not play for the Indianapolis Indians (Pirates) in a 3-2 loss to Louisville in the triple-A International League. Ford is hitting .207 with 19 runs scored, 11 RBIs and 18 stolen bases in 50 games.
LHP Scott DeCecco (Middle Township) is 6-6 with a 4.40 ERA in 17 starts for the Clinton LumberKings (Mariners) in the Class-A Midwest League. DeCecco has 60 strikeouts and 33 walks in 90 innings. His next start has not yet been announced.
From Press staff reports