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Police Flip Trevor Bauer Assault Case over to DA; MLB Leave Prolonged

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28:  Trevor Bauer #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches during the game against the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium on June 28, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. The Dodgers defeated the Giants 3-2. (Photo by Rob Leiter/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

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Pasadena police comprise accomplished their investigation into sexual assault allegations in opposition to Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer and comprise turned over the case to the L.A. County District Attorney’s Administrative heart, per ESPN’s Alden Gonzalez.

The DA’s Administrative heart will now purchase whether or no longer or no longer to switch forward with the sexual assault case in opposition to Bauer. 

The Pasadena Police Department supplied the District Attorney’s Administrative heart with an intensive amount of files ensuing from an investigation that lasted larger than three months, which manner it is a long way going to moreover smooth be a whereas earlier than Bauer learns if he could well be criminally charged,” wrote Gonzalez.

Jon Heyman of MLB Community first reported Bauer’s depart from Predominant League Baseball has been prolonged by an further seven days by Sept. 3. Bauer used to be first positioned on depart in early July. 

Per Brittany Ghiroli and Katie Strang of The Athletic, the girl who has accused Bauer says his actions integrated “punching her within the face, vagina, and buttocks, sticking his fingers down her throat, and strangling her to the level where she misplaced consciousness multiple times.” The girl acknowledged each encounters started consensually nonetheless that Bauer committed acts that she did no longer agree to, including penetrating her anally.

The girl also acknowledged that she suffered “two sunless eyes, a bloodied swollen lip, critical bruising and scratching to one facet of her face” following the second come upon.

Bauer’s agent, Jon Fetterolf, maintained his client’s innocence in a assertion launched in June.

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A message seeking observation from the girl’s attorney from ESPN used to be no longer returned. He spoke with TMZ, whose file of the allegations is here: https://t.co/R5uBCeuMbx

Moreover, quick correction from outdated tweet: Jon Fetterolf used to be identified in his assertion as Trevor Bauer’s agent.

The girl used to be granted a transient ex parte restraining picture in opposition to Bauer on June 28, nonetheless Earn Dianna Gould-Saltman denied a seek files from for a permanent restraining picture on Aug. 19 following four days of testimony, per Steve Henson and Ethan Sears of the Los Angeles Occasions.

Bauer signed a three-year, $102 million contract with the Dodgers earlier than the 2021 season. He’s been within the mammoth leagues for 10 seasons, having fun with with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Cleveland and the Cincinnati Reds earlier than transferring to L.A.

The acceptable-hander made 17 begins for the Dodgers earlier than occurring depart.

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