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Texas Rangers
2014 Avg.
.323
 
Career Avg.
.284
Name  Adrian Beltre
Born  4/7/1979
Height  5-11
Weight  220
Number  29
Position  3B
Bats  R
Throws  R
8/17/2014 11:15:00 AM
Description: Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is a career .400 hitter (4-for-10) with a double and two home runs against Angels starter Hector Santiago.
Insight: Beltre has a .319 average, 17 homers, 64 RBI, 61 runs and an .874 OPS so fantasy owners can hardly complain about his production, but he isn't likely to reach the 30-HR plateau that he's posted over the past three seasons.
 
8/10/2014 6:24:00 PM
Description: Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre went 2-for-4 with a solo homer Sunday at Houston.
Insight: Beltre is likely going to come up short in his quest for a third straight 30-homer season, but with a .320 average, 17 homers, 62 RBI, 60 runs and an .880 OPS fantasy owners can hardly complain about his production.
 
Cold7/27/2014 12:23:00 PM
Description: Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre has batted just .167 (5-for-30) over his last seven games.
Insight: Beltre is also just 6-for-29 (.207) with 11 Ks in his career against Athletics starter Scott Kazmir, so look elsewhere for a third baseman Sunday rather than spending the good chunk of change it will require to use Beltre.
 
7/24/2014 9:55:00 AM
Description: Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is a career .424 hitter (14-for-33) with a pair of home runs and 10 RBI versus Yankees right-hander Brandon McCarthy.
Insight: Beltre has struggled a bit over the past two weeks (9 games batting .200) but he's putting together an excellent season batting .326 with 14 HR, 53 RBI and 52 runs.
 
Hot7/18/2014 10:09:00 PM
Description: Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre went 1-for-3 with a solo homer and a walk Friday at Toronto.
Insight: Beltre has batted .362 with 15 doubles, 14 home runs, 47 RBI and 43 runs over his last 66 games. He leads the AL with a .337 average.
 
Hot7/13/2014 9:42:00 PM
Description: Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre will go into the All-Star break as the AL leader in batting average.
Insight: On May 11, Beltre was hitting .233. Since then, he's gone 83-for-219 (.379) with 14 doubles, 11 homers, 41 RBI and 35 runs in 57 games. He's batting .337 on the year.
 
Hot6/30/2014 9:39:00 AM
Description: Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is 8-for-20 (.400) with four extra-base hits including a pair of home runs against Baltimore right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez.
Insight: Beltre is up to .332 on the year after batting .600 over the past six games and .407 the past four weeks. He's a must start while in this hot streak.
 
Hot6/28/2014 8:20:00 PM
Description: Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre has gone 36-for-90 (.400) with eight doubles, four homers, 21 RBI and 13 runs in June.
Insight: Beltre is up to .333 on the year after going 3-for-3 Saturday against the Twins.
 
Hot6/26/2014 9:37:00 AM
Description: Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre is a career .421 hitter (8-for-19) against Detroit starter Rick Porcello.
Insight: Beltre is hitting .328 with eight homers and 38 RBI. The 35-year-old recently became the 22nd player in MLB history with 2,500 hits, 500 doubles and 350 home runs.
 
Hot6/25/2014 9:17:00 AM
Description: Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre picked up career hit No. 2,500 Tuesday against the Tigers.
Insight: Beltre went 4-for-4 with four singles and one RBI. He's hitting .372 with 16 RBI in June. The 35-year-old is one of 22 players in MLB history with 2,500 hits, 500 doubles and 350 home runs.
 
6/17/2014 10:27:00 AM
Description: Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre is batting .412 with two homers against Oakland starter Tommy Milone.
Insight: On the other hand, he's not hitting well this weel, batting just .200 for the past five games with a .540 OPS.
 
Hot6/15/2014 11:29:00 AM
Description: Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre is batting .383 with three homers and 11 RBI in June and has crushed Seattle starter Hisashi Iwakuma in the past.
Insight: Iwakuma is a tough right-hander, but Beltre is 10-for-25 (.400) with a double and three homers against him. The favorable matchup combined with Beltre's scorching June make him a strong play on Sunday.
 
6/4/2014 9:35:00 AM
Description: Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre blasted three hits including his sixth home run of the season Tuesday in a loss to Baltimore.
Insight: April wasn't kind to Beltre (.234 in 47 at bats) but he's rebounded beautifully since then, hitting .322 over his last 30 games. Even at 35, Beltre is still a top-tier fantasy talent.
 
Hot5/30/2014 10:00:00 PM
Description: Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre raised his average to .300 for the first time since April 4 with three hits Friday night.
Insight: Beltre has gone 27-for-69 (.391) with four doubles, three homers and 10 RBI in his last 17 games.
 
5/29/2014 10:44:00 AM
Description: Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre "owns" Twins right-hander Samuel Deduno.
Insight: Beltre is 5-for-6 against Deduno with a double, triple and two homers for a stunning 3.167 OPS. Beltre's numbers are down from last season, but he's still batting a respectable .287 with a .798 OPS. He's always been a second-half hitter, so no need to panic.
 
5/21/2014 12:14:00 PM
Description: Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre could be in for a rough afternoon Wednesday against M's starter Chris Young.
Insight: Beltre has only managed three hits in 17 encounters with Young. Beltre (.261, 4 HR, 15 RBI) has been a bit of a disappointment this season and we wouldn't recommend starting him on Wednesday.
 
5/20/2014 11:02:00 PM
Description: Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre slammed a solo home run Tuesday against Seattle.
Insight: He came in with fantastic numbers against Hisashi Iwakuma and homered off the right-hander in the second inning for his fourth bomb of the season. We're still waiting for Beltre (.261) to explode.
 
5/20/2014 10:38:00 AM
Description: Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre is a career 8-for-22 (.364) with a pair of homers and a 1.073 OPS against Hisashi Iwakuma.
Insight: We're still waiting for Beltre to explode. He's batting just .252 with three homers and 14 RBI. More is expected.
 
5/4/2014 7:53:00 PM
Description: Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre went 3-for-5 with a walk, three runs and one RBI Sunday at Los Angeles.
Insight: Beltre went 5-for-30 in his first eight games following his return from the disabled list but found some open real estate Sunday with three singles. He's still looking for his first homer.
 
4/25/2014 6:42:00 PM
Description: Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre (quad) will return to the starting lineup Friday.
Insight: Beltre (.286, 0 HR, 4 RBI) spent the minimum amount of time on the DL due to a strained quad.
 

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