OF Darren Ford (Vineland) started in centerfield and led off for the Indianapolis Indians (Pirates) in Wednesday's 3-1 win over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in the triple-A International League. He was 1-for-4 with a strikeout. Ford is hitting .226 with 23 runs scored, 13 RBIs and 21 stolen bases in 61 games.
OF Matt Szczur (Lower Cape May Regional) was 1-for-4 for the Tennessee Smokies (Cubs) in a 3-2 win over Birmingham in a double-A Southern League game. Szczur was hitting .277 with 57 runs scored, 39 RBIs and 20 steals in 101 games.
LHP Darren Fischer (Cumberland Regional) is 0-3 with a 5.17 ERA in 10 relief appearances for the Princeton Rays in the rookie-level Appalachian League. In 152/3 innings, he has allowed 11 hits, walked five and struck out 15.
RHP A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit) is 4-7 with a 4.69 ERA in 19 starts for the Lynchburg HillCats (Braves) in the Class A Advanced Carolina League. In 1012/3 innings, Holland has given up 108 hits and 49 walks while striking out 67. His next start has not yet been announced.
LHP Scott DeCecco (Middle Township) is 8-7 with a 4.25 ERA in 21 starts. In 1141/3 innings, he has given up 114 hits, walked 38 and struck out 72. His next start has not been announced.