Here are some of the key players for the AL West champion Texas Rangers as they enter the American League Divisional Series on Friday:
CLOSERWT: 215 lbs. HT: 6-3
BORN: May 2, 1988
BIRTHPLACE: Azua, Dominican Republic
Allowed just one hit in his 4 1/3 IP, finishing three games and getting one save. ... Had one save and gave up one hit in three innings of work (with fourth Ks) in 2010 WS. ... Started season well but went on the DL with right shoulder inflammation. Struggled in return but regained velocity and command as the season wound down. ... Struck out Alex Rodriguez to get the save in Game 6 of the ALCS that sent the Rangers to 2010 WS.