Posted August 23, 2012 on AP on Fox
Texas' Adrian Beltre believes he has figured out what caused his power slump over the last month. That can't be what the Minnesota Twins want to hear. Coming off a three-homer performance, Beltre looks to continue to feast on Minnesota pitching and help the AL West-leading Rangers beat the Twins for the sixth time in seven games in Thursday night's opener of a four-game series. Texas (72-51) made quick work of Baltimore on Wednesday, scoring nine times in the fourth inning en route to a 12-3 victory, its fourth win in five games. Mitch Moreland hit his first grand slam while Beltre homered twice in the pivotal fourth after also going deep to lead off the second. Both players finished with five RBIs. Beltre increased his season home run total to 22 - becoming the ninth third baseman with 10 seasons of at least 20 - after homering just once in his previous 29 contests. "I've been kind of struggling for a couple of weeks,'' Beltre said. "I've been working in the cages trying to fi...
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