Resilient Astros Sending The Right (Twitter) Message To Fans

By Connor Nielen

Wondering  how the tolls of disappointment from an Opening Weekend sweep might affect the morale of a young Houston ball-club?

Well fortunately if you’re an Astros fan,  it appears that you really have no reason to be worried. That is because many team members have taken to Twitter to assure supporters of the fiery never-say-die spirit entrenched in the core of this up-beat 2011 squad.

As you prepare to enjoy tonight’s series opener in Cincinnati, feast your eyes on some of the impressive ‘textual resiliency’ being displayed by the ‘Stros:

For a group with as much youthful exuberance as these Astros especially, social media outlets like Twitter provide a revolutionary opportunity to instill fans with a newfound ‘connection’ to their baseball icons. Players have been given a fresh medium to freely share aspects of their personalities as well as in this instance, expressing good character and strong role-model traits.

Want to follow some of your favourite Astros? Here’s a complete list of those currently Tweeting:

  • OF Hunter Pence, @HunterPence9
  • 3B Chris Johnson, @CJAstros23
  • 1B Brett Wallace, @BrettWallace29
  • P Bud Norris, @BudNorris20
  • P Ryan Rowland-Smith, @Hyphen18
  • OF Brian Bogusevic, @BrianBogusevic
  • 2B Delino DeShield Jr., @LinoDeShields
  • OF Drew Locke, @DrewLocke24
  • C Brian Esposito, @BrianEspo41
  • OF J.D. Martinez, @JDMartinez20

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