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It's hard to argue that anybody has more fun playing baseball than Adrian Beltre.
Sure, his stern facial expressions in the field and his reactions when teammates touch his head might make you believe that Beltre is as serious as they come, but Rangers fans who watch him day-in, day-out know just how much fun their third baseman is having.
On Sunday, Beltre provided another laughable moment.
Caught in a rundown on a routine grounder to third, Beltre decided to take off for left field instead of giving Astros shortstop Jake Elmore the pleasure of tagging him out.
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It's a scene most associate with a little league field, but on Sunday in Houston, Beltre again brought a little fun to baseball.
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Adrian Beltre doesn’t take himself too seriously (at least as long as you don’t touch his head) no matter where he is, and that includes on the ballfield. He showed that again Sunday afternoon in Houston.
The Texas Rangers third baseman was in the middle of another light-hearted moment Sunday, this one stemming from a poor baserunning decision. After Alex Rios hit a ball to third...
All season long we have seen evidence of Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre and shortstop Elvis Andrus having a little fun with each other during the games. During Sunday's game with the Houston Astros Beltre decided to have a little fun all by himself.
After gettting caught between second and third with nowhere to go he decided to head to one place he knew he was...
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Texas Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre was involved in a hilarious moment on the basepaths during Sunday's game when he tried to escape a rundown by running towards left field.
Beltre doubled to lead off the top of the ninth inning, but was caught in no-man's land when he tried to advance on a grounder to third by Alex Rios. The Astros...
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers haven't made a decision about whether or not suspended slugger would play for the club if it made the postseason.
Texas general manager Jon Daniels said the club has to make the playoffs first, and then it will decide on what that means for Cruz.
"Our goal right now, as it always is, is to keep all our options open," Daniels said...
Opening day starter Matt Harrison won't pitch again this season for the Texas Rangers.
Harrison made only two starts at the beginning of the season before two operations on a herniated disk in his lower back. He had been pitching in rehab games before feeling a twinge in his elbow and numbness in his hand last week.
General manager Jon Daniels said Tuesday that Harrison met...
Another example of just what a ‘joy’ the element of human error is.
Rangers ace Yu Darvish was making a bid for history in Monday’s game versus the Astros. In the bottom of the 6th, looking for his 12th strikeout of the game against Jonathan Villar with two outs, Darvish threw a low breaking ball, which he thought was good enough to be strike 3.
Both Darvish and catch AJ...
If there is one thing that baseball fans have learned this season it is this--Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish is an absolute beast. Darvish was so on fire that he had another shot at a perfect game going (he had one to start the season against the Astros), but than lost it.
With perfect games being kind of rare it comes as no surprise that it didn't happen. What was surprising...
Veteran slugger Manny Ramirez won't be playing for the Rangers this season after they released him from his Triple A contract so that he can pursue other opportunities. Ramirez did not ask for the release.
Ramirez41 his three homers in his eight games with Round Rock but hasn't homered since. He finished with a .259 average and 13 RBIs in 30 games.
"Based on our evaluation...
Manny Ramirez, the 12 time MLB All-star is homeless once again. Manny is a man without a team. The Rangers released him from his minor league deal to pursue other interests. The question now becomes who is going to show interest in the aging 41-year-old. According to the Rangers G.M. Jon Daniels, the team simply had no room on the roster in the big leagues for Ramirez. He was signed...
The Texas Rangers talked before their game Saturday about how they didn't need new right fielder Alex Rios to be their savior as he takes over for suspended slugger Nelson Cruz.
Rios ended saving his new team anyway in his debut.
Rios tied the game with an RBI triple in the eighth inning and scored the go-ahead run to help the Rangers to a 5-4 comeback victory over the Houston...
The AL West-leading Texas Rangers have earned the majority of their season-high eight straight wins against sub-.500 teams.
That string of lackluster opponents isn't ending any time soon.
The Milwaukee Brewers, though, have played relatively well in the past week and should get Aramis Ramirez back in the lineup as they try to snap the Rangers' run Tuesday night in Arlington...
Yu Darvish saw Marwin Gonzalez spoil his perfect game bid after retiring the first 26 batters on April 2. He didn’t get that close to perfection again against the Astros on Monday afternoon but was five outs away from throwing the Rangers’ sixth no-hitter in club history.
This time though it was Carlos Corporan who broke up the no-hit bid with a solo homer in the eighth inning...
Yu Darvish was nearly perfect against the Astros once again,
taking a no-hit bid into the eighth inning and striking out a
career-high 15 to lead the Texas Rangers over Houston 2-1 Monday
for their eighth straight win.
HOUSTON (AP) -- Yu Darvish was nearly perfect against the Astros once again, taking a no-hit bid into the eighth inning and striking out a career-high 15 to lead the Texas Rangers over Houston 2-1 Monday for their eighth straight win.
Darvish dominated the Astros until Carlos Corporan lined a home run into the right-field seats with one out in the eighth for Houston's only hit...
While my life has been rolling along, so has the Rangers’ winning streak. I was delighted to check scores during my busy weekend and see my boys swept their in-state rivals, the Astros. Oh, and they picked up another outfielder too.
Alex Rios joined the team Friday as they headed to Houston. He got to watch the offense put on a little show, taking a 9-5 victory in the opener...