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Did Texas Governor Greg Abbott jinx the Astros?

Or someone running his account just got fired.

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Governor Greg Abbott appeared to be good luck for his Texas Longhorns against the Sooners this past week, as the Longhorns upset the ranked Sooners on Saturday with Abbott on the field. This week, he appears have committed a cardinal sin for sports fan -- tweeting out congratulations for before the game is over:

Abbott, or whoever was running the account, quickly deleted the tweet -- thus the need for a screencap. Abbott tweet came after the Astros led 3-2 and played add-on. Carlos Correa hit a two-run home run and Colby Ramsus smacked his fourth home run of the playoffs to make the Astros' lead 6-2.

The Royals would answer with five runs in the bottom of the seventh to take a 7-6 and eventually win 9-7 to force a game five in the ALDS in Kansas City.

Abbott has two accounts, @GregAbbott_TX and @GovAbbott. @GregAbbott_TX is listed as Abbott's personal account.


Abbott has said to unfollow the @GovAbott account.