One other lady beforehand had sought an order of safety towards Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer final yr, the Washington Put up reported Saturday.
The reigning Nationwide League Cy Younger Award winner already is on paid depart from the Dodgers whereas below investigation for alleged sexual assault of a girl in California.
In keeping with the WaPo report, an Ohio lady requested an order of safety in June of final yr after “repeated threats” from Bauer, then a member of the Reds following a 2019 commerce from Cleveland, in accordance with sealed court docket information.
The lady’s legal professional additionally instructed the newspaper that pictures depicting facial bruises and bloodied eyes have been the results of “Bauer punching and choking her throughout intercourse with out consent,” that are just like allegations made by the girl who utilized for a restraining order towards Bauer in Los Angeles earlier this yr.
The incident in Ohio allegedly came about in 2017 at Bauer’s residence whereas he nonetheless performed in Cleveland. The lady, who reportedly was below 21 on the time, was arrested on the scene for underage ingesting, in accordance with police reviews reviewed by the newspaper.
A lawyer for the Ohio lady claimed within the report that she sought the order of safety after Bauer allegedly despatched her threatening messages, together with one which learn: “I don’t really feel like spending time in jail for killing somebody. And that’s what would occur if I noticed you once more.” He additionally allegedly threatened to point out video of them having intercourse to the girl’s household.
The 30-year-old Bauer signed a three-year contract value $102 million with the Dodgers through free company in February, together with a report $40 million this season.
Bauer’s lawyer Jon Fetterolf and agent Rachel Luba responded to the report with a press release to the newspaper describing the allegations as “categorically false,” and so they claimed her request for the protecting order was “bogus” an “extortion try.” They equally have known as the claims by the California accuser “baseless” and “defamatory.”
The Ohio order was briefly granted as the results of an “ex parte” continuing by a Cuyahoga County choose, however the lady dismissed the order six weeks later, in accordance with the report.
Bauer’s administrative depart, which started on July 2, was prolonged final week by MLB by Aug. 20. A listening to to find out the continuance of the restraining order in Los Angeles is slated to start Monday.