Published November 20, 2014
Beltre capped another solid season by hitting .374 with four doubles, 12 home runs, 21 runs scored and 29 RBI over 23 games for the AL West champions.
The 32-year-old native of the Dominican Republic tore up the opposition, leading the majors in homers, runs batted in and slugging percentage (.800) during the season's final month.
Beltre finished the year with a 10-game hitting streak, during which he batted .381 with seven homers and 14 RBI. All told, the 14-year veteran finished his first campaign in Texas with a .296 average, 32 homers, 33 doubles and 105 RBI in 124 games.