Below are key players in the division who are eligible for free agency after this season. In the closely contested American League West, Oakland may benefit from an incentive boost.
CALIFORNIA: Mark Eichhorn, Von Hayes, Don Robinson
KANSAS CITY: Jim Eisenreich, Mark Gubicza, Wally Joyner
MINNESOTA: Chili Davis, Greg Gagne, Mike Pagliarulo, Kirby Puckett, John Smiley
OAKLAND: Harold Baines, Ron Darling, Dennis Eckersley, Carney Lansford, Mark McGwire, Terry Steinbach, Dave Stewart
SEATTLE: Henry Cotto, Harold Reynolds
TEXAS: Jose Guzman, Jeff Russell, Ruben Siena