Trevor Bauer suspension

Trevor Bauer receives two-year ban from MLB The long wait for a Major League Baseball ruling in the Trevor Bauer case finally came after the Commissioner’s Office reported a severe and historic punishment for the Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher. According to a statement released Friday afternoon, MLB suspended the pitcher for 324 games, representing two full seasons, for violating the league’s joint domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy. The suspension, effective April 29, is the longest in the history of the policy and will not take into account the days he has been on administrative leave since July 2. In addition, Trevor Bauer, who signed a three-year, $102 million contract with the Dodgers in 2021, will lose about $60 million because he will not receive a salary until he completes his suspension. Bauer immediately announced through his Twitter account that he will appeal the MLB sanction, as he denies having committed any act that violates the policy. Trevor Bauer has been out of the Major Leagues since last July when a woman claimed that at his Pasadena, California home between April and May 2021, Bauer took consensual rough sex too far, alleging that he choked her unconscious on multiple occasions, scratched and punched her repeatedly all over her body, sodomized her without consent and left her with injuries that warranted a trip to the emergency room. Likewise, in August the Washington Post published a story about a second woman, from Ohio, who filed for a temporary restraining order against Bauer in June 2020 and also accused him of assault. However, after months of investigations both cases were dismissed and Bauer received no punishment for either. With the 31-year-old…

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