Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer is hit with two-season suspension

Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer is hit with two-season suspension

Major League Baseball on Friday suspended Trevor Bauer over sexual misconduct claims. He has denied the allegations, and prosecutors decided there was not enough to Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer has been suspended from Major League Baseball for two seasons over allegations he punched and choked a woman into unconsciousness during sex in 2021.

Last July Bauer was accused of choking Lindsey Hill of San Diego, into unconsciousness, punching her repeatedly, and forcibly having anal sex without her consent during two sexual encounters.

Bauer has repeatedly denied the allegations, and this week filed a lawsuit against Hill.

Trevor Bauer steps out of the courthouse after the last day of the hearings in August 2021. During those hearings, a restraining order imposed upon Bauer against Lindsey Hill was lifted

Trevor Bauer steps out of the courthouse after the last day of the hearings in August 2021. During those hearings, a restraining order imposed upon Bauer against Lindsey Hill was lifted

Bauer says that Hill concocted her a story about non-consensual sex alongside her lawyer Fred Thiagarajah. Thiagarajah told The Washington Post in February 2022 that his client had been ‘brutalized’ by Bauer

Bauer says that Hill concocted her a story about non-consensual sex alongside her lawyer Fred Thiagarajah. Thiagarajah told The Washington Post in February 2022 that his client had been ‘brutalized’ by Bauer

Bauer denied the accusations once again following the news of the suspension, which he says he plans to appealevidence to charge him.

In February Los Angeles prosecutors said there was insufficient evidence to prove the woman’s accusations beyond a reasonable doubt because of text messages sent by Hill to Bauer in which she indicated she wanted to have rough sex with him.

But on Friday the MLB suspended the pitcher for 342 games for violating the MLB’s domestic violence policy. In a statement league commissioner Rob Manfred said an investigation conducted by the MLB came to the conclusion that Bauer’s conduct violated the policy and warranted a suspension, the Los Angeles Times reported.

In accordance to policy, the MLB does not reveal the specific conduct that triggers a suspension.

Bauer denied the accusations once again following the news of the suspension, which he says he plans to appeal.

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