Dodgers’ Trevor Bauer to miss rest of season due to MLB sexual assault investigation

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer will miss the rest of the season as Major League Baseball continues its investigation into allegations he sexually assaulted a woman.

“Today Mr. Bauer agreed to extend his administrative leave through the playoffs in a measure of good faith and in an effort to minimize any distraction to the Dodgers organization and his teammates,” his agents, Jon Fetterolf and Rachel Luba, said in a statement Friday. “He continues to cooperate with the MLB investigation and refute the baseless allegations against him.”

A person with the league who is familiar with the situation said: “The

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2021 MLB trade deadline tracker, rumors, news, analysis and latest buzz

The 2021 MLB trade deadline is approaching fast, with front offices weighing their biggest needs before 4 p.m. ET on July 30 arrives.

Will the Chicago Cubs deal away some of their most well-known players, including Kris Bryant, Craig Kimbrel, Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo, before they hit the free-agent market this winter? Are the Minnesota Twins ready to make blockbuster trades sending away Byron Buxton, Josh Donaldson, Nelson Cruz and Jose Berrios after a disappointing first half of the season? Could All-Stars Joey Gallo, Max Scherzer and Eduardo Escobar be on new teams by the end of the month?

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