Dodgers Trevor Bauer Suspended, League Cites Home Violence Coverage

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer was once suspended for 324 video games with out pay, with Primary League Baseball (MLB) mentioning its home violence coverage on Friday.

Below the MLB home violence coverage, a participant does now not want to be charged or convicted to ensure that the league to enact a punishment and avid gamers would possibly enchantment to an arbitrary panel.

Bauer said that he intends to enchantment whilst proceeding to disclaim any wrongdoing.

“Within the most powerful imaginable phrases, I deny committing any violation of the league’s home violence & sexual attack coverage,” Bauer said via Twitter on Friday. “I’m interesting this motion and be expecting to succeed. As we now have during this procedure, my representatives and I appreciate the confidentiality of the lawsuits.”

The 324 video games quantity to 2 MLB seasons, that means Bauer would now not be capable of go back to the sector till 2024, for which he can be a loose agent.

If the suspension holds, the Dodgers can be with out Bauer’s products and services throughout the period of the league-record three-year, $102 million contract.

With out the unpaid suspension, the Dodgers would have nonetheless owed Bauer $64 million over the following two seasons.

In a remark, the Dodgers said:

“These days we had been knowledgeable that MLB has concluded its investigation into allegations which were made in opposition to Trevor Bauer, and the Commissioner has issued his choice relating to self-discipline. The Dodgers group takes all allegations of this nature very severely and does now not condone or excuse any acts of home violence or sexual attack. We’ve cooperated totally with MLB’s investigation since it all started, and we totally enhance MLB’s Joint Home Violence, Sexual Attack, and Kid Abuse Coverage, and the Commissioner’s enforcement of the Coverage. We keep in mind that Trevor has the proper to enchantment the Commissioner’s choice. Due to this fact, we can now not remark additional till the method is whole.”

On April 25, Bauer filed a defamation lawsuit in opposition to each his accuser Lindsey Hill and her lawyer, claiming they meant to “spoil” his recognition and profession.

“Ms. Hill’s motives for making her false claims and statements at the moment are transparent,” The lawsuit reads. “She sought after to spoil Mr. Bauer’s recognition and baseball profession, garner consideration for herself, and extract thousands and thousands of bucks from Mr. Bauer.”

Previous to this suspension, Bauer were put on administrative go away since July 2, 2021.

The Los Angeles District Lawyer’s place of business concluded that it could now not document legal fees in opposition to Bauer in February after reviewing all to be had knowledge from the Pasadena Police Division’s investigation.

Updated: April 29, 2022 — 10:03 pm