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HOUSTON, TX – It was an exciting Game 4 of the ALDS between the Kansas City Royals and the Houston Astros on Monday. After the Astros jumped out to a 6-2 lead, Texas governor Greg Abbott tweeted his congratulations to the team for advancing to the League Championship Series.

The problem is that The Royals rallied in the top half of the eighth to take a 7-6 lead. Then they got two more insurance runs in the ninth, winning 9-6.

The governor of Kansas saw the tweet before it was deleted, and he reminded his Texas counterpart that the two teams will meet again in Game 5.