Contract situations to keep an eye on

Miguel Cabrera, Robinson Cano and Clayton Kershaw definitely on the short list

Updated: June 7, 2013, 11:51 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

An executive of a team that played the Angels earlier this season found himself watching Albert Pujols and asking himself a monumental question:

Is this the tipping point? Is this the contract that's going to flash across the northern sky every time a general manager or an owner begins to contemplate one of those monster eight- or nine- or 10-year contracts for a guy in his 30s?

On the one hand, he thought, you have a marquee player who is so banged up, he now "looks like a shell ...

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