The 2013 World Series has been an exciting one. Despite dropping Game 2 and 3 to the St. Louis Cardinals, the Boston Red Sox have come roaring back, taking a 3-2 lead in the series.

But while players’ minds are certainly focused on capturing a ring, many of the series’ stars will either be free agents or in line for a salary boost in the offseason.

For instance, outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury will likely seek a monster seven-year deal in his first free agency. On the other end of the spectrum, the pre-arbitration Matt Carpenter could be rewarded for his regular season heroics with an extension.

Read on to see all of the World Series stars about to cash in with big paydays.


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