Rangers Report: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not

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Sep 7, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre (29) hits a two-run RBI single in the sixth inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports

Cold: Adrian Beltre

Veteran players are going to be relied upon down the stretch for the Rangers, and Beltre will certainly be one of those guys. Unfortunately, he hasn’t been up to par in the past seven days.

Beltre has hit a meager .207 (6-for-29) for the Rangers in the past week, collecting two home runs in the process. Now I’m not going to sit here and say I am overly worried, because, I’m not. Baseball is a game of ups and downs, and I think that is all you are seeing here with Beltre. He ended the series against Seattle in an abysmal way, but just about every Ranger hitter did, as he ended 0-12 in the series.

But coming back home seems to have provided the remedy he needed, as he’s gone 5-for-13 in the home series so far. His power surge in the series finale against the A’s, clubbing two home runs, will hopefully get him going for the remainder of the season.

Next: Hot: Colby Lewis