Here are some of the key players for the AL West champion Texas Rangers as they enter the American League Divisional Series on Friday:

-- Richard Durrett

C.J. Wilson Jim Cowsert/US Presswire

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WT: 210 lbs. HT: 6-1
THROWS: Left
BORN: Nov. 18, 1980
BIRTHPLACE: Newport Beach, Calif.

Struggled in two ALCS starts (10 2/3 IP), giving up eight runs on 14 hits with seven walks and 11 Ks. ... In only 2010 WS start, he allowed two runs on three hits in six innings, but got the loss. ... No. 1 starter won team-high 16 games (tied with Derek Holland) and led all starters with a 2.94 ERA. ... First Rangers pitcher since Nolan Ryan in 1991 to have more than 200 Ks. ... The Rangers have won 44 of Wilson's 66 starts since the start of 2010. ... Made first All-Star team.

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SPLITS G IP BB SO W L WHIP ERA
Career 444 1430.1 602 1259 94 70 1.323.74