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MLB:  Five Starting Veterans Whose Demotions Are Long Overdue
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It's happened to the best of players.

Hall-of-Fame players have had to face it at the end of their careers.

At some point, it's time to move aside for the good of the team and give way to a younger, more talented player.

For a player who has been a major league starter for years, it's a difficult thing for his ego to take.

But unless a player retires when his skills are still sharp, it's a transition that has to be made.

Some of the names will be surprising, but not if you consider the numbers.

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