Quintana Roo takes the series with 11-3 win over Yucatan

Photo: Leones
Photo: Leones

Cancun, Quintana Roo — With three rallies and tight pitching by Felipe Arredondo, the Tigres de Quintana Roo beat the Leones de Yucatan 11-3 Thursday at the Beto Avila Stadium.

The Tigres’ Yordanys Linares had two hits and two RBI, sealing the Leones’ fate.

Down 1-0, the Tigres took the lead for good when Yordanys Linares hit a two-run double and Reynaldo Rodriguez hit an RBI single en route to the two-run lead.

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Quintana Roo later scored in three additional innings, including a four-run eighth, when Manuel Orduno hit a three-run home run to help put the game away to win the Clasico de Fieras series.

Quintana Roo right-hander Felipe Arredondo (4-3) picked up the win after allowing one run on three hits over five innings. Opposing starter Yoanner Negrin (11-6) took the loss after he allowed six runs and five hits over 3 1/3 innings.

Art Charles singled three times for the Leones.

The series started strong, with the Leones shutting out Tigres. With the win, Quintana Roo improved to 8-4 against Yucatan this season.

The Leones head to Campeche today ( Friday) for four games that include one that makes up for a rainout that interrupted their previous winning streak. All games at the Nelson Barrera Romellon Stadium can be followed live on La Comadre 98.5, SIPSE TV, and the internetv digital platform.

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CLUB
1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8 9
R H E
YUC
1 0 0
0 0 1
1 0 0
3 5 3
QROO
3 0 0
3 0 1
0 4 X
11 9 1

WIn: Arredondo (4-3)

Loss: Negrín (11-5)

SV: None

HR: Sosa (7) for YUC; Guerra (7), Cordoba (8), Orduño (5) for QROO

Sources: The Associated Press, Leones

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