Dodgers’ pitcher Trevor Bauer will miss rest of season as administrative leave runs through postseason

From Alden Gonzalez of ESPN: What had evolved into an inevitability became an official ruling on Friday, when Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association agreed to extend Trevor Bauer‘s administrative leave through what remains of the 2021 season, a league official told ESPN. Bauer, who has been away from the Los Angeles Dodgers since MLB first began a separate investigation on July 2, will remain on administrative leave for the rest of September and all of October. MLB is not expected to decide on a potential suspension until the offseason, according…

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Bauer accuser denied restraining order

From Alden Gonzalez and Tisha Thompson of ESPN LOS ANGELES — A temporary restraining order against Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauerhas been dissolved after Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Dianna Gould-Saltman ruled against a woman’s request for a permanent restraining order Thursday. Gould-Saltman determined that Bauer did not pose a threat to the 27-year-old woman, who accused him of sexual assault over the course of two sexual encounters, and that her injuries were not the result of anything she verbally objected to. The judge said the “injuries as shown in the photographs are…

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Yankees-Marlins reportedly agreed on Giancarlo Stanton deal

Source: Stanton from #Marlins to #Yankees is “virtually done.” Close to finish line. Hear #Marlins will get at least Starlin Castro plus good but not top prospects if completed. Again physical review can still be part of this so nothing final, but close. — Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) December 9, 2017 sources: yankees and marlins have a deal for giancarlo stanton — Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) December 9, 2017 According to Jon Heyman of Fanrag Sports, the Marlins and Yankees have agreed on a deal that will send the 2017 National League…

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