Roy Oswalt hit by liner, leaves game

Updated: March 24, 2011, 3:08 AM ET
Associated Press

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Knocked to the ground by a line drive to the neck, Roy Oswalt stayed down for nearly a minute. Then, he rose to his feet and walked off the mound on his own.

That was a good sign for the Philadelphia Phillies. The team felt even better after X-rays revealed Manny Ramirez's liner that hit Oswalt behind the right ear left nothing beyond a bruise the team says may not prevent him from making his next scheduled start.

"He's all right. X-rays said he's all right," ...

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