Adrian Beltre is two shy of 3,000 hits after belting career hit 2,997 and 2,998 in The Texas Rangers 8-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles at Globe Life Park Friday night.
The Rangers who have won 5 of their last seven and moved Texas is now 4 1/2 games out of the second wild card playoff slot in the American league playoff race.
Andrew Cashner was the winning pitcher for Texas tonight, pitching 7 innings and allowing only one run.
Elvis hit home run number 14 for Texas
Rangers short stop Elvis Andrus homered for Texas; his third home run in the past 7 games. Andrus now has 14 home runs this season, a career high.
Rangers fans will have to wait until at least Saturday to see their future hall of fame third baseman (Beltre) to become the 31st player in major league history to reach the 3,000 hit plateau. The Ranges and Orioles play game 2 of this weekend’s 3-game series Saturday night at 7:05 p.m. The third game of the Rangers vs Orioles series will be Sunday afternoon at 2:05 p.m.
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