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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Woman says Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer choked her out during sex multiple times

I have no doubt that it pained ESPN to do this article. From Jeff Passan and Aldan Gonzalez of ESPN Editor’s note: This story contains graphic descriptions of sexual assault allegations. Los Angeles Dodgers star Trevor Bauer strangled a woman he was having sex with until she lost consciousness on multiple occasions, repeatedly punched her in the face during sex and left her with injuries that required hospitalization, the woman said in a domestic violence restraining order filed against Bauer on Monday. In a copy of the ex parte order obtained by ESPN,…

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Hall of Fame L.A. Dodgers skipper Tommy Lasorda passes at 93

From Beth Harris of the AP LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died. He was 93. The Dodgers said Friday that he had a heart attack at his home in Fullerton, California. Resuscitation attempts were made on the way to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday. Lasorda had a…

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