Twitter has a blast with Adrian Beltre’s lumbering, uncontested steal of third base

By Jesse Reed

Adrian Beltre is known for being one of the most prolific hitters in MLB history, but he’s not necessarily known for being a particularly fast base runner.

That didn’t matter on Wednesday night as the Texas Rangers battled the Los Angeles Dodgers. Right after Beltre doubled to pass the late, great Tony Gwynn on the all-time hits list, he stole third base.

And the Dodgers were completely helpless against it, too, as they were playing the shift and literally had nobody covering third. The savvy veteran took complete advantage of this fact and lumbered his way to the corner.

Twitter had a blast with this.