Howard Chen

Springer gets on base for the 2nd time in 3 tries, draws the leadoff walk. #SpringerDay #Astros

Howard Chen

Awesome that Springer's parents are here. They're reeaaally realllly nice people. Got some nice seats behind home plate.. #SpringerDay

Jonathan Feigen

Troy Daniels with 13, a career high. Question is whether he surpasses his career total going into game. Had 20 in 1st 4 games.

Jonathan Feigen

Pels look a lot like the Kings of Tyreke Evans' rookie season. It's all Tyreke all the time.

Howard Chen

Keuchel. 3 consecutive K's. #boomshakalaka #Astros

David Hardisty

That's a new career-high for Troy Daniels: 13 points.

Howard Chen

1st K for Keuchel is very timely, ends the 4th. Seems like he's been encountering trouble all game, but has done a good job limiting damage.

Jonathan Feigen

Same starters for Rockets in second half. Last tuneup minutes for Howard, Beverley and Jones.

Howard Chen

Justin Maxwell HBP. Bases loaded now w 1 out as Keuchel faces Lorenzo Cain, top 4. #Astros

Jonathan Feigen

Rockets outrebound Pels 30-20. A lot of that from missing shots and tipping them back in general direction of rim. Have 13 offensive rebs.

Jonathan Feigen

Pelicans 53, Rockets 50 at half. The Pels that are left had a 10-0 run against the Rockets reserves that are playing.

Jason Friedman

That said, HOU getting excellent production from 2nd-year PFs tonight. T-Jones with 13 & 8 in 15 mins, D-Mo 8 & 10 through 12 mins.

David Hardisty

HALF: Pelicans 53, Rockets 50. Rockets going almost exclusively bench in 2Q, struggled to protect paint. Jones has 13p to lead HOU.

Jason Friedman

Pelicans up 53-50 at half, but Rockets are the big winners tonight regardless of score so long as everyone stays healthy. So far, so good.

Howard Chen

Remember to vote for your "Player of the Game." Springer currently leads... winner revealed on #Astros Postgame Live! ingameastros.csnhouston.com

Howard Chen

Escobar can't handle the Altuve grounder. We'll credit that to Springer's presence too. #whynot #SpringerDay

Howard Chen

Castro says buh-bye with that pitch. Springer scores too on the 2-run blast. #Astros take the 2-1 lead in the 3rd.

Howard Chen

Crowd ROARS as @gspringer_4 gets his first big-league hit. He beats out an infield grounder. The speed. Oh, the speed. #SpringerDay

Jonathan Feigen

Loudest cheers of the night for Saints coach Sean Payton.

Howard Chen

From the third-base bag, Dominguez made the call to throw to 2nd instead of 1st. Close play, but got Escobar. #Astros

Jonathan Feigen

Having a Smoothie King at Smoothie King Center, courtesy of Pels PR. Now I really want to cover a game at the Mercedes Superdome.

Jonathan Feigen

Brian Roberts hits two free throws, enough to now qualify for NBA stats. And with that, he is the league leader at 93.9 %.

David Hardisty

Josh Powell in his Rockets debut. Rockets up 35-32, early 2Q. http://t.co/Z7TunpyXfc

Jonathan Feigen

And the Rockets' Josh Powell era begins.

Howard Chen

Good for @MarcKrauss25. Been struggling this year. So to see him get that leadoff hit here in the 2nd is good to see. #Astros

David Hardisty

Rockets lead 30-28 after one. TJones 11 pts, 8 rebounds, Beverley with 9 pts. Jones, Bev, Howard, Troy Daniels played the whole quarter.

Jonathan Feigen

Rockets 30, Pelicans 28. Jones, Beverley combine for 20. Dwight not so much -- 2p and 2r. Don't know how much time they'll.

Jason Friedman

HOU up 30-28 after 1Q. Monster period for T-Jones, who nearly notches double-double with 11 points, 8 boards and 2 assists.

Jason Friedman

Even with so many key players resting, Rockets' offense still feasting from its favorite spots. 14 FT attempts in 1Q and three 3s made.

Howard Chen

With the Rockets and #Astros playing at the same time, all the @CSNHouston TV listings info you'll need: csnhouston.com/article/416-tv… #RedNation

Jonathan Feigen

In the proud tradition of Vipersball, Troy Daniels doing a good job overcoming any hesitancy to take every possible shot he can.

Howard Chen

Danny Valencia with the home run. Fans urging the ball to be thrown back onto the field. KC up 1-0 on the #Astros.

Howard Chen

Remember to get those tweets in! What kinda impact you think Springer will have in his rookie season? #BestTweetsonTV #SpringerDay

Howard Chen

Springer baaaarely thrown out at first on the ground ball. Speed on display there. #SpringerDay #Astros

Jason Friedman

With Rockets resting half their rotation, Pelicans seize early 11-4 lead. T-Jones only Rocket player to score so far.

Jonathan Feigen

Rockets off to a scintillating 1 of 4, 3 turnover start. Yeah, a lot of guys are sitting out, but three starters are playing.

Jonathan Feigen

Add another name to Rockets' sitting out list. Francisco Garcia inactive. Tough break for guy that picked him to lead Rockets in scoring.

Howard Chen

Loud cheers as fans hear @gspringer_4's name announced at Minute Maid Park. #SpringerDay #Astros

Howard Chen

. @gspringer_4 was in shock when he got word last night he was gettin the call to the #Astros: csnhouston.com/blog/astros-ta… #SpringerDay

Howard Chen

What will be Springer's impact on the #Astros in his rookie season? I'm reading the best tweets on TV during the game, so please elaborate!

Jonathan Feigen

Add Omer Asik to the list of Rockets players -- w Harden, Lin, Parsons -- sitting out. Don't imagine Howard will get extensive mins, either.

David Hardisty

Houston fans w/CSN likely using the remote often tonight: Rockets-Pelicans Bench Duel starts at same time as George Springer's Astros debut.

Jonathan Feigen

Not too many votes for the veterans in our Rockets leading scorer poll. Should mention, Daniels starting for Harden; Casspi for Parsons.

Daryl Morey

Another PIT about 2get started.1of my favorite tournaments each yr-showcases best college seniors.@Jeremy Lin played here! http://t.co/auYIyw2kcq

Jonathan Feigen

Place your bets: Rockets leading scorer tonight? Troy Daniels coming in as the favorite. Isaiah Canaan not a bad bet.

David Hardisty

Good to hear this. MT @ca_rockets: Coaches plan on giving Troy Daniels serious consideration for playoff rotation spot.

Jonathan Feigen

Might've said 'pretty please.' MT @asoukuptx: @Jonathan Feigen You think NBA took that into account when working the schedule with networks?

Howard Chen

Porter: LJ Hoes gonna get an extensive look at regular LF playing time. Springer gonna be everyday rightfielder. #SpringerDay #Astros

Jonathan Feigen

No word yet on the rest of the schedule. So far, Rockets avoided that NBA-TV game and local blackcourt for the 60 percent.

Jonathan Feigen

Rockets-Trail Blazers Game 1 set for 8:30 p.m. Sunday on TNT.

Howard Chen

Springer's mom remembers precisely what time the call came from her son. 11:58pm. #SpringerDay #Astros

Howard Chen

Springer's dad on last night's conversation: "There was a lot of tears immediate and sustained for a period of time." #SpringerDay #Astros

Howard Chen

Springer's parents rode with George to the ballpark. #SpringerDay http://t.co/b2PffFea1t

Howard Chen

Batting practice. #SpringerDay http://t.co/5yfGUKpRlj

Howard Chen

Luhnow: don't expect more call-ups anytime too soon. Singleton crushing it, but still has more to prove at Triple-A. #SpringerDay #Astros

Howard Chen

Brad Peacock takes Harrell's spot in the rotation, will start Sunday. #Astros

Howard Chen

Luhnow says Springer's likely here to stay: "I think this is a one-way ticket." #Astros #SpringerDay

Howard Chen

Springer: Porter told him today, "Let Springer be Springer." #Astros #SpringerDay

Howard Chen

Springer: had a moment of shock when he 1st heard he was coming. Was only able to sleep 1 hr. #Astros

Howard Chen

Not gonna lie. #SpringerDay feels like #OpeningDay again. #Astros

Howard Chen

#SpringerDay has arrived. Will bat 2nd in the #Astros lineup. http://t.co/vKR1ypTv9V

Robert Covington

GAMEDAY!!!! Last regular season game. Let's get it #RedNation

Howard Chen

Seriously just woke from a CRAZY dream (recovering from jet lag). Thank goodness it wasn't reality. Thankful and blessed for all I have.

Robert Covington

This dude dwighthoward even in New Orleans lol instagram.com/p/m3DE_7xMHE/

Jonathan Feigen

Harden's regular season over as first Rockets player to ave 25 ppg in consecutive seasons since Hakeem's 4 straight from 1992-93 to 95-96.

Jonathan Feigen

Treating ankle in Houston, Harden to sit out season-finale: blog.chron.com/ultimaterocket…

Jonathan Feigen

He would not say how will be limited, but they wil be. MT @slickkmoneytx: @Jonathan Feigen You know how mchale will manage mins dwight, pat?

Jonathan Feigen

With 1st round homecourt advantage clinched, Rockets holding out James Harden, Chandler Parsons and Jeremy Lin tonight, maybe more.

Jonathan Feigen

Rockets make it official, announcing signing of Josh Powell in time to start shootaround with team in New Orleans.

Howard Chen

(VIDEO RECAP) Porter and Corporan talk postgame after the #Astros offense continued its struggles on Tuesday csnhouston.com/blog/astros-ta…

Howard Chen

After tonight, @gspringer_4 was batting .353 with 3 HR, 9 RBI, and 4 SB in 13 games in the minors. Pretty strong start. #Astros

Howard Chen

Top recruit Kendall Sheffield (FB Marshall HS) reports an offer from #KansasSt. Joins #Hookem, #Bama, #LSU, #Seminoles, #USC, etc. #txhsfb

Howard Chen

3rd inning in relief for Clemens. Has been really effective in long relief. #Astros

Howard Chen

#Astros strand two on base to end the 7th, still trail 4-2.

Howard Chen

Tying run at 1st with Dexter Fowler approaching the plate in the 7th. 2 outs. #Astros

Howard Chen

I'm pretty sure I'm not alone in wondering how things could be different if Fowler was healthy all yr. Thoughts? #Astros

Howard Chen

Fowler was sooooo close to making a spectacular sliding catch. Ball skipped out.

Howard Chen

Harrell out after 5 and just over 100 pitches. Battled tonight. Walks still an issue. ERA lowered somewhat.

Howard Chen

Carlos Corporan delivers that 1st hit since the 1st in a big way. HR to RF. #Astros within 4-2 in the 5th.

Howard Chen

Bottom of the 5th. #Astros looking for their first hits since the 1st.

Howard Chen

#Astros fans: How important is a healthy @DexterFowler to the team's success? Elaborate please... I'll be reading the best tweets on TV!

Howard Chen

Broken bat pieces flying all over the place. Quick reflexes by Harrell to get outta the way. #Astros

Howard Chen

Good things outta that KC scoring play: Harrell got the grounder, valiant DP attempt, almost got it. #Astros

Howard Chen

Gotta give #Astros some love for their good plays tool Dominguez w the sharp play from the hot corner, the diving stop and throw from 3rd.

Howard Chen

Lorenzo Cain gets to third to lead off the 3rd with the ball getting past Grossman to the wall. #Astros

Howard Chen

New #SicEm commit, Clear Falls' John Humphrey @FlashyHumphrey_, chose Baylor over schools inc Mizzou, Okla csnhouston.com/high-school/ta… #txhsfb

Howard Chen

Good to see Harrell strike out the side there in the 2nd. Impressive considering he's not known as a strikeout pitcher. #Astros

Howard Chen

Good things happen when Fowler gets on base to start things off. He scores off the Ventura gift, ties it 1-1. #Astros

Howard Chen

Pretty cool #Astros stats on @CSNHouston's #InGameLive. For example, how Altuve does on 1st pitch v 2nd pitches. ingameastros.csnhouston.com

Howard Chen

Good to see @DexterFowler getting back on track. Extra-base hit, per usual, so far this year. #Astros

Howard Chen

Well, that was a strike. But it was also a home run given up. Infante gives KC the 1-0 lead. #Astros

Howard Chen

Will be important for Harrell to throw strikes. Averaging almost a walk per inning this year. #Astros

Howard Chen

#OregonState only the latest to offer Manvel's Lockett @willdoesit__. Others include #GoTerps and #MichiganSt. #Classof2015

Daryl Morey

My daughter as we teach her a card game right now -- "Are Spades the symbol that Kate Spade uses?" #sigh

Howard Chen

#Astros hoping tonight's starting pitcher, Lucas Harrell, bounces back csnhouston.com/blog/astros-ta…

Howard Chen

Wore 42 in Mex, Ven, PR MT @pinkpuka36: This is why I play baseball. Thank you Jackie. Your legacy will live forever. instagram.com/p/m0txgWAy4f/

Howard Chen

Bo Porter on #JackieRobinsonDay: "I think it's probably one of the greatest days in baseball history" csnhouston.com/blog/astros-ta… #42 #Astros

Howard Chen

Jerome Williams @pinkpuka36 on #42: "When I playd overseas in Taiwan & in winter ball, that's the 1st number I wantd" csnhouston.com/blog/astros-ta…

Jeremy Lin

Hahaha @Dwight Howard is not happy @Chandler Parsons hijacked his twitter #teambusactivities