The Los Angeles Dodgers decided not to accompany Cy Young Young pitcher Trevor Bauer (32), who is accused of sexual assault.
The Dodgers announced on the 7th (hereinafter Korean time) that “Bauer will be excluded from the 40-man roster and designated for assignment (DFA).”
In an official statement, the Dodgers said, “For allegations of sexual assault or domestic violence, the accused must be thoroughly investigated with due process.”
“We concluded that Bauer’s actions justified his suspension for violating policy. After this process was completed, after careful consideration, it was decided that Bauer would no longer be a part of the Dodgers.”
Bauer can transfer to another team during the one-week waiver notice period. He can be released completely if the transfer is not made.
토토사이트 The Dodgers have to pay the remaining annual salary of 22.5 million dollars (approximately 28.35 billion won) while Bauer is freed from DFA. Clubs that want to recruit Bauer can sign a contract for the minimum annual salary of 720,000 dollars (about 900 million won).
Previously, Bauer was suspected of assaulting a woman with whom he had sex at the end of June 2021. Accordingly, the MLB Secretariat issued an administrative leave of absence on July 3 of the same year.
Later, in February of last year, local prosecutors dismissed Bauer’s charges due to insufficient evidence. However, two additional women who claimed to have been similarly assaulted by Bauer appeared, and on April 30 last year, MLB issued an official disciplinary suspension of 324 games without pay. It was the longest suspension in MLB history.
Afterwards, the MLB Secretariat decided to reduce the suspension period from 324 games to 194 games according to the recommendation of an independent arbitrator on the 23rd of last month.
Accordingly, Bauer was allowed to play from his 51st game of the year.
The Dodgers agonized over whether to accompany Bauer after the disciplinary reduction. However, the strand was caught in the direction of sending him out, and he tried to trade, but there was no club that wanted to recruit him while embracing his annual salary. In the end, Bauer’s exclusion from the 40-man roster was finally confirmed, even paying a considerable amount.
Bauer, who started his pro career in 2011, has appeared in 222 major league games, recording 83 wins and 69 losses with an ERA of 3.79. In 2020, which was played in a shortened season, he was 5-4 with a 1.73 earned run average as a member of the Cincinnati Reds and won the National League Cy Young Award. Even in 2021, when he moved to the Dodgers, he was active with an average ERA of 2.59 with 8 wins and 5 losses until just before the disciplinary action.토토사이트