Rangers' Beltre injures left hamstring again

Annette Crawford
May 15, 2018

The 39-year-old missed time earlier this season when he landed on the disabled list April 25 with a left hamstring strain.

Rangers manager Jeff Banister said there is no timetable as of yet, but the team will know more when it gets to Seattle for a three-game series starting Tuesday.

The five-time Gold Glove victor fielded a grounder but tried to beat Astros runner Yuli Gurriel to third base for a force out instead of throwing to first.

"Tough because I didn't feel any setback, I didn't feel the hamstring at all, " Beltre said.

Beltre lost the race and came away from the play with an obvious limp. "Disappointed, but nothing I can do now".

Beltre is averaging 8.5 FanDuel points through 29 games this season while slashing.314/.375/.422 with 1 homer, 12 RBI, and 11 runs scored across 120 plate appearances. Before mid-April, Elvis Andrus (fractured right elbow) and Rougned Odor (strained left hamstring) were also shelved. Isiah Kiner-Falefa will likely fill in at the hot corner if Beltre is unavailable.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

Discuss This Article