Just try to get Adrian Beltre out

Texas Rangers' third baseman leads by example: "I'm here to play every day"

Updated: June 12, 2013, 11:36 AM ET
By Todd Wills | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Adrian Beltre sat by his locker last Tuesday at Fenway Park, readying himself for a second game off with a strained left hamstring.

Clearly, it was excruciating for him as he answered questions about when he might be back in the lineup. He also made it known it was not his decision to be sitting down again as manager Ron Washington proceeded cautiously with his All-Star third baseman's injury.

"I don't fill out the lineup," Beltre said.

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