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Trevor Bauer of the Los Angeles Dodgers has an extended leave until April 22 by the MLB, the players’ union

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer has had his administrative leave extended by Major League Baseball and the players’ association through April 22, sources have confirmed to ESPN.

He was placed on seven-day paid leave on July 2 under the union’s joint MLB policy on domestic violence and sexual assault after a Southern California woman said that he had choked her unconscious, repeatedly punched her, and had anal sex with her without her consent for two years. sexual encounters early last year.

MLB and the union have since agreed to several extensions of the administrative leave.

Bauer hasn’t pitched since June 29, 2021. He was 8-2 and 2.59 ERA in 17 appearances in his first season with the Dodgers. He signed a three-year, $102 million contract last offseason and received his $28 million salary for 2021 last year.

Los Angeles prosecutors declined to pursue assault and domestic violence charges against Bauer in February.

After prosecutors’ decision, Bauer vehemently denied in a seven-minute video posted to YouTube abusing the woman. He said the pair engaged in rough sex at his suggestion and followed the guidelines they agreed to beforehand. He said that every encounter ended in pleasantries and she spent the night.

ESPN does not generally identify people who say they have been sexually assaulted.

After winning his first Cy Young Award with the Cincinnati Reds in 2020, Bauer agreed to a three-year, $102 million deal to join his hometown Dodgers.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.