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Rangers Make Adrian Beltre, Keone Kela, Jake Diekman Available

Posted On: Jun 24, 2018   |   Posted By: MLB Trade Rumors

With the Rangers sitting at 34-44 and well out of playoff contention, they've made third baseman Adrian Beltre , closer Keone Kela and reliever Jake Diekman available on the trade market, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports.
Even though Beltre is a franchise icon, this isn't the first time the Rangers have put him on the market. They previously did so during the offseason, according to Grant, who adds that there wasn't much interest in Beltre then. At the time, Beltre was coming off an injury-shortened season, though he still managed a lofty .312/.383/.532 batting line with 17 home runs and 3.1 fWAR across 94 games and 389 plate appearances.
This season - Beltre's age-39 campaign - hasn't gotten as well for the future Hall of Famer, but he has still drawn reported interest from at least two playoff contenders. Beltre has endured a pair of stints on the disabled list because of hamstring issues, thus limiting him to 47 games and 192 PAs thus far. He looks healthy now, but because there's no...

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