Here are some of the key players for the AL West champion Texas Rangers as they enter the American League Divisional Series on Friday:
CENTER FIELDWT: 240 lbs. HT: 6-4
BATS: Left THROWS: Left
BORN: May 21, 1981
BIRTHPLACE: Raleigh, N.C.
Hit .308 (8-for-26) with four doubles and five RBIs in ALCS. ... Had just two hits in 20 at-bats vs. San Francisco in World Series. ... The 2010 AL MVP had a productive September, playing at his highest level of the season. ... Had 20 game-winning RBIs this season, the most in the AL. ... Among AL leaders in go-ahead RBIs (27). ... Career-high 10 homers vs. LHPs and was the 11th Ranger with at least there 25-homer seasons. ... Missed six weeks after sustaining hairline fracture to a bone in his upper arm.