Adrian Beltre needs just five innings for the third cycle of his career

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Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre hit for the cycle tonight against the Astros. And he needed just five innings to do it.

Beltre had a two-run triple in the first inning before reaching on a double in the second and a single in the third. That put him just a home run away. The veteran slugger remedied that in his very next at-bat, taking Mike Fiers deep for a solo shot. Check it out below:

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This was the third cycle of Beltre’s career, which puts him in some crazy company.

According to Brian McTaggart of MLB.com, Beltre is the first player to complete a cycle by the fifth inning since B.J. Upton in 2009.