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

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WT: 240 lbs. HT: 6-2
BATS: Right THROWS: Right
BORN: July 1, 1980
BIRTHPLACE: Monte Cristi, Dom. Republic

Was first player in history with six HRs, 13 RBIs in same postseason series. All eight of his hits in ALCS were extra-base hits. ... Hit .200 (4-for-20) with HR, three RBIs in 2010 World Series. ... Has three consecutive 20-homer seasons and set a new career-high in RBIs. ... Missed part of September with a left hamstring strain. It was the fifth time he'd been on the DL in the last two seasons. ... Was third on the team in home runs (behind Ian Kinsler and Adrian Beltre).

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SPLITS G AB R H HR RBI AVG SLG OPS
Career 1413 5195 759 1434 317 905 .276 .517 .858