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Controversial procedure draws interest

Updated: May 23, 2011, 9:56 AM ET
Associated Press

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- One of the doctors who assisted in a procedure last year on New York Yankees starter Bartolo Colon says that 10 other pitchers have expressed interest in undergoing the treatment that is being scrutinized by Major League Baseball.

Dr. Leonel Liriano said Sunday in a Dominican TV interview that 10 pitchers between the ages of 21 to 37 have contacted him about the contentious medical treatment. He did not disclose the identities of the athletes.

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