OF Matt Szczur (Lower Cape May Regional) went 1-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored and a stolen base for the Tennessee Smokies (Cubs) in a 5-4 loss to the Montgomery Biscuits in the double-A Southern League on Wednesday night. Szczur is hitting .295 with two home runs,18 runs scored and eight stolen bases in 20 games.


OF Darren Ford (Vineland) went 1-for-3 with a walk, a run scored and a stolen base for the Indianapolis Indians (Pirates) in a 4-1 victory over Lehigh Valley in the first game of a doubleheader in the triple-A International League. Phillies prospect Adam Morgan pitched that game for Lehigh Valley. In the second game, Ford went 0-for-4 but reached on a fielder's choice and stole a base in a 6-3 loss. Ford is hitting .245 with seven runs scored and eight stolen bases in 15 games.

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RHP A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit) is 1-1 with a 4.12 ERA and 20 strikeouts in 192/3 innings through four starts for the Lynchburg Hillcats (Braves) of the Class-A Advanced Carolina League. Holland's next start has not been announced.


LHP Scott DeCecco (Middle Township) is 1-3 with a 3.60 ERA and 18 strikeouts in 20 innings through four starts for the Clinton LumberKings in the Class-A Midwest League. His next start has not yet been announced.

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