LHP Scott DeCecco (Middle Township) is 3-3 with a 2.91 ERA, 27 strikeouts and nine walks in 34 innings through six starts for the Clinton LumberKings (Seattle) in the Class-A Midwest League. DeCecco's last start was Sunday and his next one has yet to be announced.

OF Matt Szczur (Lower Cape May Regional) is hitting .259 with two homers, 20 runs scored, 12 RBIs and nine stolen bases in 28 games for the Tennessee Smokies (Cubs). The Smokies did not play Monday and open a series against Birmingham tonight.

OF Darren Ford (Vineland) did not play for the Indianapolis Indians (Pirates) in a 5-0 win over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 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. The Hillcats did not play Monday and open a series at Myrtle Beach tonight.

Press staff reports