OF Matt Szczur (Lower Cape May Regional) went 3-for-5 for the Tennessee Smokies (Cubs) in a 3-2, 10-inning win over Jackson in the double-A Southern League on Tuesday night. Szczur is hitting .302 with two home runs, 18 RBIs, 24 runs scored and 13 stolen bases in 35 games.
RHP A.J. Holland (Holy Spirit) is scheduled to make his eighth start of the season tonight for the Lynchburg HillCats (Braves) against Frederick in the Class-A Advanced Carolina League. Holland is 3-1 with a 3.00 ERA. He has struck out 26 and walked 14 in 29 innings.
LHP Scott DeCecco (Middle Township) is 3-3 with a 2.77 ERA for the Clinton LumberKings (Mariners) in the Class-A Midwest League. DeCecco has 30 strikeouts and 12 walks in 39 innings. His next start has not been announced.
OF Darren Ford (Vineland) remained on the disabled list of the Indianapolis Indians (Pirates) with a right oblique injury. Ford, who last played May 4, is hitting .271 with two triples, one home run, 10 runs scored, seven RBIs and 10 stolen bases in 21 games in the triple-A International League.
Press staff reports