The business of baseball can be cruel and unpredictable.
If a team wants to win games, they must put feelings aside and make the best business decision for their club.
These decisions are not always good news for young or struggling players.
A number of factors may contribute to the demotion of a player including age, experience, performance and even attitude.
The demotion itself may be a decrease in playing time, a bench role, moving a starting pitcher to the bullpen, reassignment to the minors or even outright release.
The following is a list of 20 players who are likely to be demoted in the near future.