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Umpire out of hospital after losing consciousness when struck by fastball

Updated: April 27, 2008, 4:36 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Umpire Kerwin Danley was released from a hospital early Sunday morning, about 5 hours after he took a 96 mph fastball to the right side of his jaw -- briefly losing consciousness when the pitch from Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Brad Penny slammed into his face mask.

Danley, a native of Los Angeles, was resting comfortably Sunday afternoon at the home of his mother, who attended Saturday night's game and rode with him in an ambulance to the hospital. His brother, Kevin, ...

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