Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 8/24/12
It’s been a historic week for Adrian Beltre.  First, his three-home run game against Baltimore.  And tonight, well … he did something really special. A triple in the 1st. A double in the 2nd. A home run in the 5th. A single in the 7th. With that collection of hits, he became the sixth player in Rangers history to hit for the cycle. What a thing of beauty.  Definitely made my Friday better. While Beltre will get all the headlines tonight, Matt Harrison deserves some credit too. He took a no-hitter into the 7th.  After two spectacular catches by David Murphy, Trevor Plouff ended the no-hitter with a single to left.  It wasn’t a cheap hit, at least.  But Harrison’s historic night was over.  But it was still a great night all around for him. Eight innings. Two hits. Two walks. Five strikeouts.  Simply outstanding. It’s good to see the offense stringing some hits together. They got one run each in the 1st, 5th and 8th, mostly on small ball.  Only four of tonight’s 15 hits were for extra ...
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