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Campeche rallies, ends Peninsular Classic with win over Yucatan

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Campeche beat Yucatan Sunday after a come-from-behind rally. Photo: Leones

The Piratas de Campeche rallied in the fourth inning Sunday to come from behind and beat the Leones de Yucatan 6-4, concluding the Peninsular Classic at Nelson Barrera Stadium.

A two-run homer in the fourth inning by Paul Leon came in the midst of a four-run inning and gave the Piratas a 5-4 lead. Later in the inning, Olmo Rosario hit an RBI single, bringing home Jay Austin.

Campeche starter Hector Galvan (2-3) picked up the win despite allowing four runs and eight hits over five innings. Opposing starter Jose Samayoa (7-4) took the loss when he allowed six runs and eight hits over 4 1/3 innings.

Yucatan returns to home field on Tuesday to face the Pericos de Puebla.

1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8 9
2 1 0
1 0 0
0 0 0
4 9 3
2 0 0
4 0 0
0 0 X
6 8 0

Win: Galván (2-3)

Loss: Samayoa (7-4)

SV: Mejía (7)

HR: Sánchez (8), León (9) for CAM

Sources: The Associated Press, Leones

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