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Thursday, March 31, 2011
Adrian Beltre a critical component in 2011

By staff

Check out this column by's Richard Durrett about Adrian Beltre.

Beltre, the club's big free-agent pickup, is important to this year's team not only for his defense at third base, but because he's the cleanup hitter asked to protect Josh Hamilton. A big year by Beltre could have ripple effects.