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The Dodgers weren't playing anyone at third base, so Adrian Beltre stole it uncontested

Sometimes, you play the shift, and sometimes, the shift plays you -- at least when a wily veteran is paying attention. The Dodgers were hanging on to a slim 3-1 lead over the Rangers on Wednesday night, but Adrián Beltré was on second base. He had just doubled to break up the shutout, while also passing Tony Gwynn on the all-time hits list in the process.
Beltre wasn't content to stop at second, though. He had his eyes on third and pretended to break for it when Jurickson Profar popped out to Chris Taylor:

However, Beltre wasn't joking around at all when Joey Gallo stepped up to bat. As teams have done most of the season, the Dodgers deployed an extreme shift on him, leaving Beltre's path to third wide open.
So -- before Kenta Maeda could even throw a pitch -- Beltre took off:

It was Beltre's first steal of 2018 and his first swipe of third since Oct. 2, 2009, when he was with the Mariners. If he doesn't steal another base this year, he will have recorded exactly one stolen base in each of the past eight seasons. That's consistency!
The Rangers ultimately lost, but we're willing to bet that none of Beltre's previous 120 thefts came nearly this easy.