Local minor-leaguers: Holland pitches seven strong innings
RHP A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit) allowed two runs in 62/3 innings for the Lynchburg Hillcats (Braves) in a 3-2 win over the Wilmington Blue Rocks (Royals) in the Class-A Advanced Carolina League on Saturday. Holland allowed seven hits, struck out three and walked one but got a no-decision. He is 2-1 with a 3.24 ERA, 25 strikeouts and 12 walks in 231/3 innings over six starts.