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Adrian Beltre turned a really awkward swing into a yoga pose

Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is 37 years old, but he has a reputation for joking around on the baseball field. On Wednesday, he provided baseball fans with another gem when he turned a big swing into a hilarious blooper.Beltre must have been swinging for the fences in an eighth inning at-bat against the Yankees, but he swung (and missed) so hard that he fell to his knees...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Beltre gave Elvis Andrus the staredown of death

Whoever said Major League Baseball is the “no fun league” has never met Texas Rangers teammates Adrian Beltre and Elvis Andrus. The two are a real-life Abbott and Costello, only instead of doing a bit about baseball players, they’re actually baseball players. On Tuesday night, another turn of the screw played out between the duo. It came in the sixth inning as Andrus believed...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

3B Beltre aims at retiring with Texas Rangers, just not soon

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Sure, Adrian Beltre plans to retire as a member of the Texas Rangers. That just won't be any time real soon. A week after his 37th birthday, Beltre signed a new deal that adds $36 million and two years for the All-Star third baseman through the 2018 season. ''Yeah, I heard a lot about age and I should be declining, but I don't buy into it until I feel it,...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Rangers, Beltre agree to 2-year, $36M extension

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texas Rangers and Adrian Beltre have reached an agreement that adds $36 million and two years for the All-Star third baseman through the 2018 season, according to a person familiar with the deal.Beltre has already taken a physical, and the person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday night on condition of anonymity because the results of the exam were...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Beltre needed to call time to laugh at this embarrassing pitch

Adrian Beltre has been in MLB for a while -- 19 years to be exact -- so he's seen a lot of pitches. It's entirely possible that he's never seen one as bad as this one from Chris Tillman, though.With the Texas Rangers trailing the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 in the fourth inning, Tillman threw a pitch so far outside that it nearly bounced outside of the batter's box. It was so terrible...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Beltre’s Impressive Second-Hand Catch Can’t Fool Umpire (But Nice Try)

Don’t fault Adrian Beltre for trying. The Texas Rangers third baseman caught an unusual foul ball Monday in his team’s 7-3 win over the Seattle Mariners. But umpires refused to credit Beltre with an out because, well, it wasn’t one. This was the case despite Beltre’s best efforts to convince them otherwise. Beltre snagged the ball after it landed in the stands and bounced...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Beltre, Rangers continuing extension talks

With Opening Day 2016 officially upon us, the question remains: does Adrian Beltre retire a Texas Ranger? Well, there at least appears to be some mutual interest in that endgame. According to a report by Jon Heyman of MLB Network on Sunday, the Rangers have had discussions with the All-Star third baseman about a possible contract extension and talks will continue into the regular...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest Chapter In Adrian Beltre’s Incredible Book

In my earlier blogging days, many of my arguments were a little less, shall we say, nuanced. I was a man with opinions and a man with a platform, and I would frequently use my platform to express my opinion that players shouldn’t try to play through injury. The way I figured, while the players’ hearts were in the right place, someone needed to step in, because playing through...
Via Fangraphs
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Beltre ruled out for Game 2 of ALDS with back injury

Momentum in the ALDS might have shifted to the Toronto Blue Jays. Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre has officially been ruled out for game two of the division series. Rangers' Adrian Beltre (back) not in lineup today for Game 2 of ALDS vs Blue Jays. — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 9, 2015 Beltre injured his back sliding into second...
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Adrian Beltre completes cycle, gets mad when assaulted

By TOC Locker. Adrian Beltre became just the fourth player in baseball history to hit three cycles in his career on Monday night – and he completed his cycle in the fifth inning with a home run off of new Astros pitcher Mike Fiers. After homering, his teammates (and *especially* Elvis Andrus, as usual) removed his helmet and mauled poor Beltre’s head. Beltre’s reaction...
Via The Outside Corner
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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