Who is Ippei Mizuhara, Ohtani’s interpreter?

Los Angeles Dodgers designated hitter Shohei Ohtani’s interpreter Ippei Mizuhara stands in the dugout during an opening day game against the San Diego Padres on Wednesday at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea Wednesday. Ohtani’s interpreter and close friend has been fired by the Dodgers following allegations of illegal gambling and theft from the Japanese baseball star. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Japanese interpreter Ippei Mizuhara has been fired by the Los Angeles Dodgers after allegations he stole money from baseball star Shohei Ohtani to service illegal gambling debts.