Monasterios OK after foul ball to head

Updated: July 25, 2010, 7:20 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Dodgers rookie pitcher Carlos Monasterios was examined by team physician Dr. Neal ElAttrache and deemed to be fine after being hit in the right side of the head by a foul ball as he sat in the dugout in the top of the fourth inning of Sunday's game against the New York Mets.

The ball was hit by Mets center fielder Carlos Beltran, who lined it directly into the Dodgers dugout. Several players scrambled to avoid the ball, then immediately surrounded Monasterios ...

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