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Victorino collides with Ibanez, bruises left eye

Victorino collides with Ibanez, bruises left eye

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Victorino collides with Ibanez, bruises left eye
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino left Monday's game in the fifth inning after violently colliding with teammate Raul Ibanez.

Victorino suffered a bruised left eye and a sore jaw, but otherwise is OK.

Victorino and Ibanez pursued a fly ball in left-center field when they collided. Victorino slammed into Ibanez's left shoulder and tumbled to the ground.

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The Phils' center fielder started bleeding from the nose and mouth. He also suffered a cut above and below his left eye. He eventually got up laughing and ran off the field. Ibanez remained in the game.

"I feel good," Victorino said.

Victorino said he had no headache. He said the Phillies will evaluate him to see if he suffered a concussion.

Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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