Below are key players in the division who are eligible for free agency after this season. In the game of play-today-for-next-year's-pay, keep an eye on L.A.—especially Daniels and Davis.
ATLANTA: Rafael Belliard, Juan Berenguer, Mike Bielecki, Alejandro Pena, Lonnie Smith
CINCINNATI: Glenn Braggs, Dave Martinez, Greg Swindell
LOS ANGELES: Kal Daniels, Eric Davis, Jay Howell, Stan Javier, Roger McDowell, Bob Ojeda, Juan Samuel, Mike Scioscia
SAN DIEGO: Craig Lefferts, Randy Myers, Benito Santiago
SAN FRANCISCO: Kevin Bass, Kelly Downs, Mike Felder Scott Garrelts, Chris James, Jose Uribe