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Adrian Beltre | Third Baseman | #29

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (37) / 4/7/1979
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 1994 / UDFA / LA
Contract: view contract details

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Adrian Beltre (hamstring) is back in the Rangers' starting lineup Thursday as expected.
He will start at third base and bat cleanup against Athletics right-hander Daniel Mengden. Beltre hasn't appeared in a game since June 8 -- last Wednesday -- due to a mild left hamstring strain. Jun 16 - 1:18 PM

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Adrian Beltre (hamstring) will be rested until Thursday.

Beltre told Rangers manager Jeff Banister that he could play Monday night, but the team doesn't want to push it. Jurickson Profar will continue to fill in at third base for now.
Jun 13 - 7:48 PM

Adrian Beltre feels improvement in his strained left hamstring, but isn't sure if he'll be in the lineup Monday.

Beltre hasn't played since last Wednesday and it sounds like he isn't quite ready to return to action. The Rangers are trying to wait out the situation, but they might be forced to make a DL move soon.
Jun 13 - 6:42 PM

Adrian Beltre (hamstring) remained out of the Rangers' lineup Sunday.

It's as expected, as Beltre was projected to sit out all weekend with a strained left hamstring. The third baseman is known for playing through injuries and is reportedly making progress, but the Rangers might have to make a potential DL decision on Monday if he's not ready to play then. Jurickson Profar is handling third base.
Jun 12 - 1:23 PM

Adrian Beltre (hamstring) is not in the Rangers' lineup Saturday against the Mariners.

He's still nursing a strained hamstring. Jurickson Profar will grab another start at third while hitting leadoff against M's left-hander James Paxton. So far the Rangers have opted not to place Beltre on the disabled list but that could change if his condition doesn't improve quickly. Beltre did partake in Saturday's batting practice, so maybe he's not that far off.
Jun 11 - 6:23 PM

Adrian Beltre (hamstring) admitted Friday that he's unlikely to play at all this weekend.

The Rangers have yet to decide on whether his hamstring injury will necessitate a trip to the disabled list, but if his absence looks like it will extend into next week then that seems the logical conclusion. Jurickson Profar is once again starting in his place at the hot corner on Friday.
Jun 10 - 8:39 PM

Adrian Beltre's MRI revealed a strained left hamstring.

The strain is considered mild and Beltre is expected to avoid the disabled list. Beltre even campaigned to be a pinch-hitter Thursday against the Astros but manager Jeff Banister wasn't hearing it. Jurickson Profar started at third base Thursday and could see more time there if Beltre remains sidelined. For now, consider Beltre day-to-day.
Jun 9 - 6:26 PM

Adrian Beltre (hamstring) is out of the Rangers' starting lineup Thursday afternoon.

Beltre made an early exit on Wednesday night after experiencing discomfort in his left hamstring. If it turns out to be a hamstring strain, he could be headed to the 15-day disabled list. Jurickson Profar is starting at third base and batting leadoff for Texas on Thursday against Astros right-hander Collin McHugh.
Jun 9 - 11:12 AM

Adrian Beltre left Wednesday's game against the Astros due to a sore left hamstring.

Beltre suffered the hamstring injury while running from first base to second base ahead of a Prince Fielder single. He could be facing a trip to the 15-day disabled list, but more will be known after the Rangers reevaluate their veteran slugger on Thursday.
Jun 8 - 11:00 PM

Adrian Beltre was lifted for a pinch-running Jurickson Profar after appearing to grab his left hamstring.

Beltre was running to second following a Prince Fielder single, but after feeling something in his left leg, he returned to the dugout to be replaced by Profar. If this is a hamstring injury, a trip to the disabled list becomes a very real possibility. Beltre had been putting together a strong season entering Wednesday's game.
Jun 8 - 10:46 PM

Adrian Beltre homered, doubled, and knocked in five runs in Friday’s 7-3 win over the Mariners.

Beltre connected for a three-run homer off Taijuan Walker in the first inning before plating two runs with a double in the third. The five RBI tied a season-high. The veteran slugger is batting .419 (13-for-31) over his last eight games. With 10 homers and 40 RBI through 53 games, he has a good chance for his most productive season since 2013 in both categories if he can stay healthy.
Jun 3 - 11:51 PM

Adrian Beltre clubbed his eighth home run of the season in a losing effort against the Pirates on Friday.

Beltre also singled in the contest, finishing the night 2-for-4. His solo shot of Jonathon Niese in the sixth inning accounted for the Rangers' lone run in the ballgame. With the two-hit attack, Beltre is now hitting .269/.317/.462 with eight homers and 32 RBI on the season.
May 28 - 12:23 AM

Adrian Beltre slugged two of his team's five total home runs as the Rangers pounded the Tigers 10-5 in Detroit on Saturday afternoon.

Beltre chased Tigers' starter Mike Pelfrey with a two-run homer in the sixth inning that evened the score at 5-5. He then crushed a first pitch fastball from Justin Wilson deep into the seats in left field in the seventh inning, putting the game out of reach. He finished the afternoon 2-for-4 with four RBI and is now hitting .276/.323/.474 with five homers and 20 RBI on the year.
May 7 - 4:40 PM

Adrian Beltre went 2-for-4 as the Rangers were shut out by Jose Quintana and the White Sox on Friday in Chicago.

Beltre and teammate Prince Fielder each had two hits in the contest, accounting for four of the club's five total. He has been swinging an extremely hot bat recently, slashing .344/.386/.578 with three homers and 12 RBI in his first 17 games.
Apr 22 - 11:14 PM

Rangers signed 3B Adrian Beltre to a two-year, $36 million contract extension.

The deal will keep the 37-year-old slugger in Arlington through the 2018 season. He is showing no signs of slowing down offensively, slashing .310/.370/.571 with two homers and nine RBI through the first 11 games of the 2016 campaign.
Apr 15 - 8:53 PM

Depth Charts

C1Robinson Chirinos
2Bryan Holaday
3Bobby Wilson
1B1Mitch Moreland
2B1Rougned Odor
2Jurickson Profar
SS1Elvis Andrus
3B1Adrian Beltre
LF1Nomar Mazara
2Josh Hamilton
CF1Ian Desmond
2Drew Stubbs
RF1Shin-Soo Choo
2Ryan Rua
DH1Prince Fielder
Starting Pitcher
S1Cole Hamels
2Yu Darvish
3Derek Holland
4Martin Perez
5Colby Lewis
6A.J. Griffin
7Nick Martinez
Relief Pitcher
R1Sam Dyson
2Shawn Tolleson
3Keone Kela
4Jake Diekman
5Matt Bush
6Tony Barnette
7Alex Claudio
8Tanner Scheppers
9Cesar Ramos