The Bowie Baysox had 12 hits but left 12 men on base, falling 6-2 yesterday to the Akron Aeros in a Class AA Eastern League game in Akron, Ohio.

Akron scored twice in the first and twice in the third off Bowie starter Matt Riley (10-6) to take a 4-0 lead. The Aeros added two more runs in the sixth. Riley struck out six but gave up six runs on 10 hits in four innings.

Cesar Devarez and Roberto Rivera scored Bowie's runs in the fourth inning. Rivera had three hits, while Wady Amonte, Brian Rust and Tom Hage each had two.

Cleveland Indians catcher Sandy Alomar, on an injury rehabilitation assignment with Akron, was 2 for 5 as a designated hitter. Wil Cordero, also on injury rehab, was 2 for 4 with two doubles and two runs scored.

PELICANS 8, CANNONS 1: Myrtle Beach scored seven runs in the second inning to take a Class A Carolina League win over Potomac before 2,061 at Pfitzner Stadium in Woodbridge. Jamie Navarro gave up all seven runs to fall to 5-13. Center fielder Billy Deck had two hits to pace the Cannons, who fell to 29-40.

FREDERICK-KINSTON, PPD.: The Carolina League game in Kinston, N.C., was postponed because of rain caused by Tropical Storm Dennis. It is scheduled to be made up today as part of a doubleheader at noon.