ANDHe pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Trevor Bauer is placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball (MLB) on Friday, three days after a woman accused him of physical assault. before the authorities.
“Although no determination has yet been made, we have decided to place Mr. Bauer on administrative leave for seven days with immediate effect. MLB will continue to collect information in our ongoing investigation concurrent with the criminal investigation being conducted by the Pasadena Police Department, “the commissioner’s office said in a statement.
The license was imposed in accordance with the policy against dating violence, sexual abuse and child abuse adopted jointly by Major League Baseball and the players union in 2015 and could be the initial step of a long-term suspension.
An order of protection against Bauer was obtained in accordance with the Law on Prevention against Intimate Partner Violence due to the assault of he who left the woman who requested it with “severe physical and emotional pain,” Marc Garelick commented in the week, the woman’s lawyer.
On Friday, Bauer was not with the Dodgers when the team met with President Joe Biden at the White House, as part of the celebration for the conquest of the World Series title last year. The National League Cy Young Award winner was scheduled to start Sunday’s game against the Washington Nationals.
“I stay, just like the Dodgers, in the position of respecting any decision that Major League Baseball makes, “ said Dave Roberts, the team’s pilot.
Graphic images of the woman who requested it are included in the protection order, according to the digital publication The Athletic.
The woman She claims in the 67-page document that Bauer physically assaulted her on two occasions. The woman claims that in both situations he hit her on the face and body; as well as inserting his fingers into her throat and strangling her to the point where she lost consciousness on several occasions.