Projecting Every MLB Team's Most Difficult Cut or Demotion

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Projecting Every MLB Team's Most Difficult Cut or Demotion
Associated Press
Sending George Springer back to Triple-A will be difficult for the Astros to explain to their fanbase.

Over the next few weeks, teams will face some difficult decisions as they begin to trim down their rosters to the maximum 25 players by Opening Day.

While many of these are of the so-called "good problems to have" variety, teams could risk losing a player who is out of options to waivers. A veteran in camp as a non-roster invitee could potentially opt out of a minor league contract if not on the big league roster. 

The psyche of a young player also must be considered. Will that player be overwhelmed in the majors if handed a roster spot prematurely? And will that player's confidence be shattered if he were to struggle? Would that player lose confidence if sent to the minors? 

All of this must be taken into account as teams choose the 25 players who will take the field on the first game of the regular season. Here is what I think will be each team's most difficult cut or demotion.

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