2014 Plays of the First Half: Texas Rangers Edition

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Adrian Beltre: 4/25 at Seattle Mariners, Beltre makes a quick catch on sharp line drive.

5/11 vs. Boston Red Sox, Beltre makes a backhanded catch in foul territory to retire

David Ortiz

7/1 @ Baltimore Orioles, Adrian Beltre scoops the ball barehanded and throws to first to retire his ex-teammate Nelson Cruz.


Elvis Andrus: 4/15 vs. Seattle Mariners, After Kevin Kouzmanoff dives and misses Andrus snatches the ball and launches it to first base to retire Mike Zunino!

4/15 vs. Seattle Mariners, Andrus snags the ball, spins and fires to first to out Cano.

5/8 vs. Colorado Rockies, In classic Andrus style he fields the ball, leaps and throws to first for the out.

5/30 at Washington Nationals, Elvis Andrus dives to make the catch and quickly hops up throws to first for the out.

6/6 vs. Cleveland Indians, Here’s a reminder of what Elvis Andrus is capable of. He fields the ball, steps on second base, jumps over Carlos Santana as he’s sliding into second, throws to first and gets the out!

6/28 vs. Minnesota Twins, Andrus takes care of balloon issues too. We can count on him for some comedic relief, too!