LHP Scott DeCecco (Middle Township) allowed just one run in six innings to earn the win as the Clinton LumberKings (Seattle) beat Bowling Green 5-2 in the Class-A Midwest League on Sunday. DeCecco (3-3) allowed four hits, struck out four and walked none. He has a 2.91 ERA with 27 strikeouts and nine walks in 34 innings through six starts.

OF Matt Szczur (Lower Cape May Regional) went 1-for-3 with a walk and a stolen base as the Tennessee Smokies (Cubs) lost 6-0 to Mississippi in the double-A Southern League. Szczur is hitting .259 with two homers, 20 runs scored, 12 RBIs and nine stolen bases in 28 games.

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OF Darren Ford (Vineland) did not play for the Indianapolis Indians (Pirates) in a 5-4 loss to Lehigh Valley in the triple-A International League. Ford is hitting .271 with two triples, 10 runs scored, seven RBIs and 10 stolen bases in 21 games.

RHP A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit) is 2-1 with a 3.24 ERA for the Lynchburg Hillcats (Braves) in the Class-A Advanced Carolina League. Holland has struck out 25 and walked 12 in 231/3 innings over six starts. His last start was Saturday, and his next has not been announced.

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