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Video: Adrian Beltre and Carlos Beltran give signs from the dugout

Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers stands in the dugout before their game against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 23, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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The Rangers got a bit of a breather on Saturday after clinching the division lead during Friday night’s win. Naturally, it was also a prime opportunity for another of Adrian Beltre’s well-documented antics, as he spent his off day directing the Rangers’ infield defense with a series of signs. Even with Carlos Beltran’s help, no one, least of all those playing the infield, appeared to have any idea what Beltre’s gestures were intended to convey.

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You can add this to the list of in-game oddities Beltre has become so well-known for over the years, running the gamut from the way he kicked a ball over the foul line to his histrionics every time someone comes close to touching his head. If nothing else, it’s a convincing audition reel for the third baseman’s future in major league coaching -- a career path that, I’d imagine, would end up looking something like this:

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