MLB introduced Friday that Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer has been positioned on seven-day administrative depart following sexual assault allegations that surfaced earlier within the week.
The allegations towards Bauer have been detailed within the sufferer’s home violence restraining order, which have been elaborated in a report launched from The Athletic.
MLB launched an announcement surrounding its resolution to position Bauer on depart on Friday:
MLB’s investigation into the allegations made towards Trevor Bauer is ongoing. Whereas no willpower within the case has been made, we now have made the choice to position Mr. Bauer on seven-day administrative depart efficient instantly. MLB continues to gather data in our ongoing investigation concurrent with the Pasadena Police Division’s lively legal investigation. We are going to remark additional on the applicable time.
In graphic particulars surrounding the assaults, the sufferer claims that Bauer had strangled her a number of occasions, leaving her unconscious. Bauer left the sufferer with scrapes and bruises on her face.
The restraining order filed additionally signifies Bauer had penetrated the sufferer anally with out the sufferer’s consent. The lady feared repercussions for what Bauer would have performed had he discovered she’d gone to the hospital following one of many encounters.
In an announcement, Bauer’s lawyer says that the encounters, which came about in April, have been wholly consensual and “any allegations that the pair’s encounters weren’t 100% consensual are baseless, defamatory, and will probably be refuted to the fullest extent of the legislation.”
The Dodgers have been seen with out Bauer throughout their July 2 go to to the White Home, in celebration for the staff’s 2020 World Collection victory.
Bauer had been scheduled to take the mound on Sunday. In mild of the allegations, Dodgers supervisor Dave Roberts was requested if he would nonetheless pitch Bauer, and Roberts mentioned the scenario was “out of their palms.”