Congratulatory Tweet sent by overzealous Astros fan

The Twitter account @GovAbbott mistakenly tweeted out a congratulatory message to the Houston Astros before they lost game 4 of the ALDS to the Kansas City Royals.

The tweet was quickly deleted and the account @GregAbbott_TX sent out the following message. 


The Astros went on to lose the game

According to the Governors Communications Office The @GovAbbott account is maintained by the Governors office and the tweet in question was sent out by an overzealous Astros fan.

The Account @GregAbbott_TX is the Governors personal account.


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