Here are some of the key players for the AL West champion Texas Rangers as they enter the American League Divisional Series on Friday:
CATCHERWT: 200 lbs. HT: 5-11
BATS: Right THROWS: Right
BORN: July 19, 1978
BIRTHPLACE: Caracas, Venezuela
Was 4-for-9 in limited action in the ALCS. ... Played in the 2007 World Series with the Rockies and was 2-for-14. ... Came into season as starting catcher, but platoon with Napoli helped keep both fresher in the oppressive Texas heat. ... His 28 percent caught stealing rate is top-five in the AL.