This Day In Astros History: Bats Crush Royals in 2019


September 15, 2019

The Astros were looking for a sweep of their three game series against the Royals on this day in 2019, where the bats went nuts to get the job done.

The Matchup:

Astros: 97-53 (1st Place AL West, 7.5 Games Up of A's)

Royals: 55-94 (4th Place AL Central, 36.5 Games Back of Twins)

Pitching Matchup: (Season Stats Entering Play)

Astros: Wade Miley (30 Starts, 13-5, 3.74 ERA)

Royals: Jakob Junis (30 Starts, 9-13, 5.06 ERA)

The Astros moved to 98-53 on the season, their AL West lead sticking at 7.5 games over Oakland.

In The Box Score:

Winning Pitcher: Wade Miley (14-5, 3.71 ERA) (6 IP, 2 R, 7 H, 4 SO, 2 BB)

Losing Pitcher: Jakob Junis (9-14, 5.25 ERA) (2.2 IP, 5 R, 7 H, 2 SO, 2 BB, 1 HR)

The Offense:

Kyle Tucker: 1-6, HR (2), 2 RBI, 1 R

Michael Brantley: 1-4, 1 RBI

Yuli Gurriel: 2-4, HR (28), 1 RBI, 1 R

Myles Straw: 1-1, 1 RBI, 1 R

Josh Reddick: 5-5, HR (13), 3 RBI, 3 R

Aledmys Diaz: 2-5, 1 RBI

Abraham Toro: 2-5, 3 RBI

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