No extra bobbleheads or jerseys for Trevor Bauer.
The Dodgers canceled Bauer’s Aug. 19 bobblehead night time and eliminated his merchandise from shops, the staff confirmed on Wednesday. This comes after sexual assault allegations have been leveled in opposition to the staff’s star pitcher final week.
“The Dodgers didn’t really feel it was applicable whereas investigations proceed by Main League Baseball and the Pasadena Police Division,” the Dodgers stated in a press release. “The staff may have no additional remark right now.”
Bauer’s merchandise is now not obtainable at Dodgers Stadium, MLBShop.com, Fanatics and different team-licensed shops.
Main League Baseball and Pasadena, Calif. police are investigating claims made by a 27-year-old lady concerning two sexual encounters from earlier this yr. The lady alleges that Bauer, whom she met via Instagram, sodomized her with out consent, choked her till she misplaced consciousness and punched in her face and vagina, inflicting wounds that required hospitalization. After the second encounter in Might, the girl stated she had large complications and vomited. Bauer’s camp claims the girl consented to tough intercourse.
Bauer’s accuser was granted a short lived restraining order final week, and a proper listening to is about for July 23.
MLB put Bauer on paid seven-day administrative depart final Friday following the discharge of graphic paperwork regarding the girl’s request for a short lived restraining order. Dodgers supervisor Dave Roberts doesn’t assume Bauer might be again with the staff earlier than the All-Star break, because the league will almost certainly ask the Gamers Affiliation to grant an extension on Bauer’s depart till the conclusion of the investigation.
The startling accusations come months after the Dodgers signed Bauer to a record-setting three-year, $102 million contract in February. The Mets have been one of many finalists for Bauer earlier than he went to Los Angeles.
Bauer, 30, received the Nationwide League Cy Younger award final season with the Reds.