Beltre hits #3,000 while Rangers fall to Orioles 10-6

adrian beltre 3,000 hits

Adrian Beltre doubled down the left field line in the bottom of the 4th inning for his 3,000th of his career and the Texas lost the third game of their 3-game series with Baltimore 10-6.  The Orioles took 2-of-3 from Texas this weekend.

Beltre’s 3,000th hit came on a 3-0 pitch from Wade Miley.  Beltre’s double was the 604th of his career, tying him at #14 all time with Paul Molitor. Beltre’s 3,000th hit was not only big for The Rangers fans but for Dominican Republic baseball fans because Beltre is the first Dominican born player to belt 3,000 hits in his career.

Rangers fans from Texarkana attend game on the Fox Sports Southwest Fan Express

Fox Sports Radio 1400 brought a bus load of 50 Rangers fan from Texarkana to the game with luxury transportation aboard the Fox Sports Southwest Fan Express. When Beltre hit his 3,000th hit the fans,  including those from Texarkana rose to their feet and cheered Adrian on as his family members came on the field.

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The Rangers revealed a banner in left center field honoring Beltre. Later in the game, Ivan “Pudge”  Rodriguez who was in Cooperstown, New York where he was inducted into the National baseball hall of fame congratulated Beltre on the giant screen.

Rangers fans received a commemorative certificate to frame with their game ticket when they left the stadium on a day they will remember for ever. A player hitting 3,000 hits has only happened 31 times in MLB  baseball history. It’s  milestone for the Rangers, Rangers fans and Texarkana Rangers fans who attended the game compliments of Fox Sports Southwest;  the television home for Texas Rangers baseball. They sat in the crowd with raido personalities  from Fox Sports Radio 1400; Texarkana’s radio home for Rangers baseball.

You can listen to the Texas Rangers games live on the Radio network and 5 of Freed Am Sports and MLS broadcasting carry the games live. The Rangers games are live in Texarkana are on Fox Sports Radio 1400, Fox Sports Radio 92.7 FM in Camden, Arkansas, KPYN 900 AM and 95.5 FM in Atlanta, Texas, 1320 ESPN in Vivian, Louisiana, and KHGZ 98.9 FM in Glenwood, Arkansas.

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