Elvis Andrus wished his friend and mentor, the retiring Adrian Beltre, a heartfelt farewell on Instagram
After a few weeks of consideration, the Rangers'
For Texas shortstop
Andrus paid tribute to Beltre with a heartfelt post on Instagram:
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I’m so bless to play for the last 8 years next to not only the best 3rd basemen this game has seen but my brother. Thank u for everything you’ve done in my career in and off the field and for always teach me to BELIEVE in my self, RESPECT the game and the most important one ENJOY the game with a couple of hits for sure lol. Baseball will miss you LOVE YOU BIG BRO.
Their bond was so strong, Beltre and Andrus sometimes teamed up on routine popups just for the laughs:
I mean, just look at this photo:
Truly the end of an entertaining time in Arlington. Happy retirement, Adrian!