Every MLB Team's Potential Roster Cut That Would Surprise You

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Every MLB Team's Potential Roster Cut That Would Surprise You
Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

Within the next week to 10 days or so, there are going to be roster cuts made by MLB teams that will help them get down to the 25-man roster limit in time for Opening Day.

Some of those cuts could be surprising.

It's inevitable that players who were thought to be safe at the beginning of spring training will find themselves either released or sent to Triple-A before the start of the season.

John Lannan found that out last year. After being a regular starter for the Washington Nationals, Lannan found himself on the short end of the stick when he was told that Ross Detwiler would be the team's No. 5 starter. Lannan then spent almost the entire 2012 season in the minors.

Here then is a list of one potential roster cut from each MLB team that could come as a shock.


* Cuts will be defined as a team granting a player his outright release or demoting a player to the minors. In some cases, we'll list players who will be put on the disabled list with the sole purpose of getting them additional rehab time in the minors.

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