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RHP Martinez has concussion, fractures

Updated: April 10, 2009, 4:00 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- San Francisco Giants pitcher Joe Martinez has a concussion and three small fractures in his head after being hit by a line drive.

The rookie reliever was stable and alert in a San Francisco hospital Friday, and the Giants said the right-hander was expected to make a full recovery. Martinez will remain hospitalized for observation over the next three or four days.

Martinez was struck by Mike Cameron's line drive on Thursday night, and sustained hairline fractures ...

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