Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer suspended for two years
|Friday, April 29, 2022, 3:27 PM- -|
Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. announced today that following an extensive investigation by MLB’s Department of Investigations, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer has received a suspension for 324 championship season games (representing two full seasons) without pay, effective today, for violating Major League Baseball’s Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy.
In accordance with the terms of the Policy, the Commissioner’s Office will not issue any further statements at this point in time.
In the strongest possible terms, I deny committing any violation of the league’s domestic violence & sexual assault policy. I am appealing this action and expect to prevail. As we have throughout this process, my representatives & I respect the confidentiality of the proceedings.— Trevor Bauer (?????????) (@BauerOutage) April 29, 2022
As of now, the most expensive suspension in pro sports history.— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) April 29, 2022
Trevor Bauer has lost $64 million in salary, pending appeal. https://t.co/nsGBSA49xp