Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer suspended for two seasons after alleged sexual assault


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Major League Baseball on Friday suspended Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer for two seasons after allegedly violating the league’s policy on domestic violence and sexual assault.

The suspension comes after a San Diego woman alleged that Bauer beat and sexually abused her last year after meeting on social media. Bauer denies his allegation in the “strongest terms possible”.

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FILE – In this June 6, 2021 file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Trevor Bauer delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves in Atlanta. Bauer appeared in court Friday, July 23, 2021 to fight an extension of a protective order sought by a woman who says she strangled her to the point that she lost consciousness and struck her during two sexual encounters. earlier this year.
(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

The pitcher said he was appealing MLB’s decision.

The Associated Press contributed to this report


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