By CBSLA Staff

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.

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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.

Bauer was originally placed on a seven-day administrative leave July 2, which was subsequently extended for another week.

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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.

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