M's Soriano out of hospital after taking liner off head

Updated: September 2, 2006, 1:29 PM ET
Associated Press

SEATTLE -- Seattle Mariners reliever Rafael Soriano was released from a hospital Wednesday, less than 24 hours after being hit in the head by a line drive.

Doctors said the right-hander sustained a mild concussion when Los Angeles Angels slugger Vladimir Guerrero hit an eighth-inning liner that struck Soriano just behind his right ear Tuesday night.

The pitcher spent the night at Harborview Medical Center under the care of Dr. Richard Ellenbogen, chief of neurosurgery at the hospital. ...

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