Baysox get 17 hits, roll to 14-5 win

April 06, 1997|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Johnny Isom led a 17-hit Bowie attack by going 4-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs last night, and the host Baysox scored seven runs in the seventh inning and four in the eighth to beat the Akron Aeros, 14-5.

The win was Bowie's second straight in both teams' first series of the Double-A Eastern League season.

Melvin Rosario went 2-for-4 with five RBIs, and Rocco Cafaro picked up the win in relief for Bowie.

Keys 6, Blue Rocks 3: Frederick turned five hits into a decisive four-run rally in the third inning and held on to beat host Wilmington in a Single-A Carolina League game.

It was Frederick's first win of the season.

Carlos Akins and Lincoln Martin each went 2-for-4 and started the key inning with consecutive hits.

Keys starter Daniel Reed allowed one run over five innings to get the win.

RedStixx 8, Shorebirds 3: Host Columbus sent 11 batters to the plate in a five-hit, five-run fourth inning to beat Delmarva in a Single-A South Atlantic League game.

Delmarva (1-2) led, 3-1, before Jorge Melendez helped ignite the rally with a two-run single.

Darrell Dent went 2-for-4 with a double and RBI to lead the Shorebirds, who conclude the four-game series at 2: 15 today.

Pub Date: 4/06/97

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