Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 8/21/13
Adrian Beltre just keeps chugging along for the Texas Rangers. He's making it look oh so easy, too. Beltre doubled and scored in the second inning, and then hit a two-run homer in the sixth to power AL West-leading Texas to a 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. ''This is what I'm supposed to be doing, right?'' Beltre said. ''I've been feeling better lately. Definitely.'' Beltre's 26th homer came against rookie right-hander Jarred Cosart (1-1) and lifted Texas into a 3-2 lead. It was his 160th hit, one behind Miguel Cabrera for the major league lead. ''The only way I can really describe it, he's the MVP. He's having an MVP-caliber season,'' Ian Kinsler said. ''He's one of the best players in the league on one of the best teams, and he does it night in and night out.'' Beltre is hitting .434 (33 of 76) over his last 21 games, raising his season average 19 points to .326, third in the American League. After a leadoff double in the second, Beltre went to third on...
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