A defamation lawsuit against Trevor Bauer (32), who played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, has been dismissed.
The LA Times, an American media, said on the 2nd (Korean time), “Bauer lost another defamation lawsuit that day. A New York State judge has dismissed the lawsuit he filed against the website Deadspin and its editor-in-chief.”
U.S. District Court Judge Paul Crotti filed a defamation lawsuit against Bauer for alleging a possible skull fracture by a woman seeking a restraining order, but ruled that the symptoms were not self-reported by the woman but were the result of an initial diagnosis by medical staff. did. Additionally, Deadspin said she did not misrepresent the woman’s claim for a restraining order.
Bauer is an ace pitcher with a record of 83 wins, 69 losses and an ERA of 3.79 in 222 major league games (1297⅔ innings). In 2020, he went 5-4 with a 1.73 earned run average in 11 games (73 innings) and won the National League Cy Young Award. However, he has not pitched in a major league game since June 29, 2021, as he was embroiled in a sexual assault controversy. 예스벳 토토
Major League Baseball imposed a 342-game suspension on Bauer, but Bauer appealed and the suspension was eventually reduced to 194 games. However, the Dodgers released Bauer and Bauer is still unable to find his team.
The LA Times said, “Bauer was charged with sexual assault by a San Diego woman in 2021, but the restraining order was dismissed and no charges of sexual assault were filed. Bauer subsequently pursued six defamation suits against her, but three of hers were dismissed. There is only one lawsuit pending, and the attorney for baseball writer Molly Knight has appealed the lawsuit.”
The Dodgers released Bauer, who signed a three-year, $102 million (approximately 133.6 billion won) contract ahead of the 2021 season, but must pay the remaining annual salary of $22.5 million (29.5 billion won). Any team that signs Bauer can take him for a minimum salary.