If you’re familiar with Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre, then you know he has a tendency to drop down to one knee during his swing. For most players, this would be an impediment to making good contact. For Beltre? He’s so skilled he’s able to thwack the ball regardless.
Beltre proved that again on Tuesday night, hitting a home run off one knee against a backup breaking ball from Brad Peacock. What’s more is that the ball he launched registered as the hardest struck of his season, per Statcast:
It’s probably time to start referring to Beltre as a future Hall of Famer. He’ll have the statistics, and he certainly has the style.
Source: CBS Sports / WATCH: Adrian Beltre’s hardest hit ball of the season came on one knee