Adrian Beltre RUMORS & NEWS

  • Adrian Beltre expected to miss minimum of four weeks with Grade 2 hamstring strain

    Sports Day "Adrian Beltre is expected to miss four weeks of action after MRI results revealed a Grad 2 strain in his left hamstring, Rangers officials announced Friday. That timetable could put an end to Beltre's regular season if it holds." September 01

  • Rangers to give away mini on-deck circles in honor of Beltre

    Sports Day "It is the on-deck circle that will live in infamy. And now, as part of Adrian Beltre celebration weekend, you can own your own miniature version. The Rangers will officially honor Beltre for becoming the newest member of the 3,000-hit club on Sept. 8 before the game with the New York..." August 11

  • Umpire Joe West reportedly suspended three games for Adrian Beltre comments

    CBS Sports "Umpire Joe West has worked more than 5,000 games during his lengthy career. Yet West was not on duty Tuesday night. It wasn't because West had the night off but because he was serving the first of a three-game suspension handed down by Major League Baseball. The suspension follows derogatory..." August 09

  • Adrian Beltre is bound for Hall of Fame, even if some won't accept his PED-free receipts

    USA Today "Baseball’s steroid era has largely come and gone, but it continues to nag at our conscience. We’re supposed to be celebrating Adrian Beltre’s 3,000th hit in Texas, but a day later, are listening to a national radio host casting doubt on the feat's authenticity. We’re in Cooperstown, N.Y.,..." August 03

  • Rangers' Beltre not interested in rebuilding

    ESPN "On Sunday, Adrian Beltre joined an exclusive club by collecting his 3,000th major league hit. Some 24 hours later, Beltre watched the Texas Rangers trade away right-hander Yu Darvish, a telling sign for a team on the outside of the wild-card chase. Speaking Tuesday, Beltre acknowledged his..." August 02

  • Doug Gottlieb's 'questioning' whether Adrian Beltre is on steroids sparks media Twitter brawl

    Sporting News "Doug Gottlieb wonders whether Adrian Beltre is on steroids. He's just wondering, mind you. Other national media figures aren't going to let the Fox Sports Radio host skate on that. At the heart of Gottlieb's suspicion is Beltre's late-career production, which included career hit No. 3,000..." August 02

  • How Can Any Baseball Fan Not Appreciate Adrián Beltré?

    The Sports Post "Are you all up for another Adrián Beltré story? Just one more, I promise. Okay, so I can’t really promise that. What I can do instead is try to remind all baseball fans—all sports fans really—of one very important lesson. And it is this: do not take greatness for granted. Appreciate the heck out..." July 31

  • Texas zoo names newborn giraffe 'Beltre' to celebrate 3,000th hit

    New York Daily News "Adrian Beltre’s hitting prowess has earned him applause and praise — and now a giraffe. The Texas Rangers third baseman recorded his 3,000th hit Sunday afternoon with a double off of Wade Miley, making him just the 31st player in the history of baseball to reach that threshold. And while..." July 31

  • Adrian Beltre joins the 3,000 hit club

    Hardball Talk "Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre became the 31st member of the 3,000 hit club on Sunday while facing the Orioles. With his team trailing 4-0 in the bottom of the fourth inning, he hit a 3-0 fastball off of Wade Miley for a double, putting runners on second and third with one out. He’s the first..." July 30

  • Umpire ejects Adrian Beltre for moving on-deck circle

    Hardball Talk "As far as ejections go, this is one of the stranger ones you’ll hear about. Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre was ejected in the bottom of the eighth inning of a game his team trailed at the time 18-6. Beltre was a few feet away from the circle towards home plate and was asked by Marlins pitcher..." July 27

  • Rangers' Beltre becomes 21st player with 5,000 total bases "Rangers manager Jeff Banister, who was 1-for-1 with a single in his Major League career, had a pretty good perspective on Adrian Beltre reaching 5,000 total bases on Friday night. "Yeah, he's got 4,999 more than me," Banister said. Actually, he has more than that. Beltre logged a single and..." July 08

  • Adrian Beltre to go back on DL, Jurickson Profar to be promoted

    Hardball Talk "Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is expected to go back on the 10-day disabled list and utilityman Jurickson Profar will be called up from Triple-A Round Rock. Beltre, 38, left Tuesday’s game against the Mets with a jammed left ankle suffered stepping..." June 08

  • Rangers' Adrian Beltre runs bases, close to making '17 debut

    ESPN "Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre, who has yet to play this season because of a strained right calf, is making progress and could be back by the beginning of June, manager Jeff Banister said Tuesday. Beltre ran the bases before Tuesday's game. His next evaluation will be Thursday, after..." May 24

  • Adrian Beltre injury update: Rangers 3B only weeks away from return

    Sporting News "It was good news for the Rangers on Tuesday — even better than their seventh consecutive victory, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram — that third baseman Adrian Beltre took a significant step by jogging on the field as he continues his recovery from a strained right calf. It marked the..." May 17

  • Adrian Beltre may not return to the Rangers until June

    Hardball Talk "Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is nursing a calf injury, an issue that plagued him starting early in spring training. At first, the hope was that he’d be ready by the regular season, then at some point in April, then at some point in May. According to’s T.R. Sullivan, however, even a..." April 28

  • Report: Adrian Beltre not close to return to Rangers

    Yardbarker "Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre does not sound close to a return to the field. According to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News and T.R. Sullivan of, Beltre is still not working out on the field and is not progressing in his recovery from a calf injury." April 27