MLB players out for the season

With 162 regular season games, MLB players have more games to play than any other professional sport. The lengthy season is one of the many reasons why injuries are so common among these athletes. With Albert Pujols likely to miss the rest of the season, we take a look at the players who have officially been listed by teams as “out for the season.”

(List updated July 29, 2013)

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Chicago White Sox v Toronto Blue Jays

TORONTO, CANADA - APRIL 15: Gavin Floyd of the Chicago White Sox delivers a pitch during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 15, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. All uniformed team members are wearing jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 30: Chad Billingsley #58 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning at Dodger Stadium on July 30, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Pitcher Chad Billingsley was leaving his home in Pennsylvania when he accidentally slipped on some ice and broke his leg.

Texas Rangers v New York Yankees

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 26: Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees looks on from the dugout during the the game against the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium on June 26, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Dodgers v San Diego Padres

SAN DIEGO, CA - JUNE 21: Starting pitcher Clayton Richard #33 (L) of the San Diego Padres talks with Bud Black #20 as Nick Hundley #4 looks on during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Petco Park on June 21, 2013 in San Diego, California. Richard left the game after throwing only two pitches. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

St Louis Cardinals v Cincinnati Reds

CINCINNATI, OH - AUGUST 26: Rafael Furcal #15 of the St. Louis Cardinals swings at a pitch during the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on August 26, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Tampa Bay Rays v Toronto Blue Jays

TORONTO, CANADA - MAY 14: Jeff Niemann #34 of the Tampa Bay Rays delivers a pitch during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays May 14, 2012 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Brad White/Getty Images)