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MLB investigating Ohtani medical leak

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(TSX / STATS) -- Major League Baseball is conducting an investigation into whether a team official leaked medical information pertaining to Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani, ESPN reported on Thursday.

Sports Illustrated reported on Tuesday that Ohtani received a platelet-rich plasma injection for his right (pitching) elbow. Yahoo Sports published details from Ohtani's medical records later in the day, noting that he has a Grade 1 sprain of the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching arm.

Los Angeles Angels general manager Billy Eppler told reporters that Ohtani had a PRP injection in his pitching elbow and said that the team was pleased with the results of his physical. Eppler also said that documentation of Ohtani's medical history was circulated among teams interested in him.

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