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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
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.
 
4/23/2014 1:38:00 PM
Description: Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre will be activated from the disabled list on Friday. SOURCE: Jim Bowden, ESPN
Insight: Beltre (.286, 0 HR, 4 RBI) has been out with a strained quad. Friday will be the first day he's eligible to return after being placed on the DL retroactive to April 9.
 
4/20/2014 2:16:00 PM
Description: According to Jim Bowden of ESPN, Texas GM Jon Daniels said third baseman Adrian Beltre (quad) will be ready to play next weekend against the Mariners.
Insight: Beltre is on the DL with a minor quad strain. Kevin Kouzmanoff has hit .395 with five doubles, two homers and nine RBI as Beltre's replacement, but he'll either go back to the bench or the minors when Beltre returns.