Trevor Bauer

MLB Suspends Dodgers Pitcher Trevor Bauer for 324 Game

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the league announced Friday. The Dodgers pitcher has been on administrative leave since July 2, 2021 for domestic violence and sexual assault charges.

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The two-season suspension is the longest the league has ever issued for domestic violence, and if it is upheld,

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it could mean Bauer has thrown his final pitch for the Dodgers.

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The previous record was the one-season ban of free-agent pitcher Sam Dyson in March 2021.

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Bauer is expected to become the first player in history to appeal against the suspension imposed under the Joint Domestic Violence Agreement.

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Generally the league and the MLBPA settle on penalties. Bauer maintained his innocence and tweeted on Friday,

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"In the strictest possible terms, I deny any violation of the league's domestic violence and sexual harassment policy. I am appealing this action and calling for it to prevail."

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"Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. announced today that Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer has received a suspension for 324 championship season games (representing two full seasons) without pay, following an extensive investigation by MLB's Investigative Department , which is effective today.

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Violation of Major League Baseball's combined domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy, the league said in a statement.

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"Per the terms of the policy, the commissioner's office will not issue any further statements at this time."