And now? Pitcher Trevor Bauer is under investigation for assault so that the Dodgers won’t have him for at least a week.
Unlike other leagues in the world, MLB often takes action when one of its players is involved in accusations of violence or sexual harassment. And now, Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer is in the eye of the storm for alleged assaults on a woman.
This would have occurred in the relationship that both had from April of this year. Immediately, the pitcher of the current MLB champions denied the allegations, and his defense ensures that both he and the woman maintained constant communication through messages.
However, the investigation remains open, and the MLB gave Trevor Bauer administrative leave for 7 days. This means that the player will collect his salary, but cannot participate in Dodger games.
By declaring that he is innocent, the pitcher can appeal this decision, although it could be extended by 7 days if it is upheld. The MLB explained everything through a statement, in which it was also revealed that the player’s hearing is scheduled for July 23 and that the defense seeks to refute.
” Bauer is under investigation after allegations of assault of a woman who alleges that the pitcher became aggressive with her during recent meetings. The Pasadena Police Department (California) opened a criminal investigation, and the alleged victim received a temporary restraining order, “the text indicates.
How does Trevor Bauer defend himself?
According to information from ESPN, Trevor Bauer’s defense has arguments to claim his innocence. Among them are messages that the Dodgers pitcher sent and received from the woman – until now supposedly – attacked.
Officer Jon Fetterolf stated that the messages show the woman asking Bauer for ” rough sexual encounters. ” She also revealed that after their second match, she told the pitcher that she sought medical attention for a concussion, without any claim.