Beltre becomes all-time hits leader among foreign-born players

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted By: TheScore

Adrian Beltre keeps climbing the all-time leaderboards. When the Texas Rangers third baseman lined a fourth-inning double against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night, he broke a tie with Ichiro Suzuki for most all-time hits by a player born outside the United States .
With his double in the 4th, Adrián Beltré passes Ichiro for most hits by a foreign-born player in MLB history. pic.twitter.com/Gz9rwpn6oN - MLB Stat of the Day June 14, 2018
It was the 3,090th hit of Beltre's career, good for 22nd-most in MLB history all on his own. He trails legendary slugger Dave Winfield by 20 hits for 21st on the list, and he'll need only five more to catch Alex Rodriguez 's career tally of 3,115. In April, Beltre passed Rod Carew for most hits by a player born in Latin America when he doubled against the Oakland Athletics. Injuries have somewhat derailed Beltre's season, and he's only appeared in 39 of the Rangers' 70 games. He's made the most of his chances, though, tallying 42 hits, and...

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