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Ankiel's tests negative after crash

Updated: May 5, 2009, 3:57 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- Rick Ankiel was carted off the field with his head and neck immobilized, then taken to a hospital for tests after the St. Louis Cardinals outfielder slammed headfirst into the fence following a running catch Monday night.

X-rays and a CT scan of Ankiel's head, neck and back were all negative and showed no fractures, team spokesman Brian Bartow said. Ankiel remained hospitalized overnight for observation and the team said he was day to day.

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