Whether it's due to genetics, how they play the game, or not being in peak physical condition, some players seem predisposed to landing on the disabled list at some point during each and every season.
For some teams, their injury prone player is someone in a secondary role, such as a fourth outfielder or a nondescript setup man.
But for others, it's a big-time force in their lineup or pitching staff—someone who's absence has an adverse affect on the team's chances to succeed.
Some of these players have already dealt with the dreaded injury bug already in 2012 while others have been able to avoid any problems thus far.
Let's take a look at which players teams will be monitoring closely to make sure that the first bruise or strain doesn't manifest itself into something far worse.