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.
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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