LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Dodger pitcher Trevor Bauer, who is under investigation after being accused of assault, will remain on paid administrative leave through July 27.
According to a report by the Los Angeles Times, the extension was part of a deal reached between Major League Baseball and the players’ union. Absent that agreement, the league might have been able to suspend Bauer without pay, the Times reported.READ MORE: Wild Pursuit Comes To An End In Baldwin Park
The allegations against the 30-year-old Cy Young Award winner came to light in late June after a woman filed court papers seeking a restraining order against Bauer. In the court documents, the woman claimed she had to seek medical attention after he assaulted her during a pair of sexual encounters.Scorching Heat, Strong Winds Brings Elevated Wildfire Risk To LA Region
Bauer joined the Dodgers Feb. 11 after signing a three-year, $102 million contract, including $40 million for the current season.
A court hearing is scheduled for July 23 to determine if the woman’s temporary restraining order against Bauer should be extended.MORE NEWS: Kathy Griffin Announces She Has Lung Cancer
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