August 8, 2017
Power Ranger: Quiet Adrián Beltré Marches Loudly Towards Cooperstown
This week Adrián Beltré collected his historic 3000th hit when he smoked a double against Baltimore. The Texas Rangers slugger is one of only 31 players to reach this plateau. But, a closer look at how Beltré got here shows he is in a class all by himself.
Beltré may not have the star power of a Bryce Harper or a Mike Trout. Nor does he captivate the average fan the way a Gincarlo Stanton or an Andrew McCutchen might. What Beltré does do however, is hit the heck out of the baseball, and he’s been doing that for a very long time.
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