The Los Angeles Dodgers have the look of a playoff and World Series contender in 2013.
That's certainly the expectation in Chavez Ravine after adding Zack Greinke to their starting rotation, along with trading for Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Josh Beckett last season.
But one of the primary reasons the Dodgers ultimately fell short in both the NL West and wild-card playoff races is because of the multiple injuries the team suffered throughout the season. Very few, if any, MLB clubs could stay competitive while losing their best players for extended periods of time.
Many of those injured players face questions about their health going into the 2013 season, and that could be a major factor in determining whether or not the Dodgers can live up to the expectations created by their numerous additions and seemingly unlimited payroll.
Here are the Dodgers' five biggest injury concerns as spring training approaches, ranked in order of importance for the team's chances to contend this year.