VIDEO: Jon Singleton plays first game, hits first homer, flips first bat

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Astros first baseman Jon Singleton made his much-anticipated MLB debut on Tuesday night at home against the Angels (HOU 7, LAA 2), and it turned out to be quite the auspicious occasion. Here's why ... 

Excelsior, young 22-year-old debutante! 

Oh, and please do note that said clout came with an introductory flourish ... 

Bat-flip! Bat, flipped! (GIF via @Nick_Pants, just like the watermark says.)

Singleton also drew a walk, and as such he's batting a rather tidy .333/.500/1.000 after one game. 

In related matters, the Astros are a game over .500 since May 1. Regarding those Astros, it might be time to adjust thine expectations upward just a bit. 

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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for FOXSports.com and ESPN.com. A member of the BBWAA, He's the author of three books, the most recent being... Full Bio

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