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Bartolo Colon doctor says no to HGH

Updated: May 13, 2011, 9:07 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Dr. Joseph R. Purita is willing to take a lie detector test to prove that he did not use human growth hormone in an elbow surgery that may have saved New York Yankees starter Bartolo Colon's career.

After a New York Times report that Purita has used HGH in similar procedures, Major League Baseball launched an investigation.

"There is no smoking gun," Purita told ESPNNewYork.com. "I have no qualms talking to anyone. I will take a lie detector test."

On Thursday afternoon, ...

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