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Dodgers cut pitcher Trevor Bauer after suspension reduced

Trevor Bauer
Posted at 8:58 PM, Jan 06, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-06 20:58:48-05

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers are cutting ties with pitcher Trevor Bauer, whose unprecedented 324-game suspension over sexual misconduct allegations was reduced two weeks ago, allowing him to resume his career with the start of the new season.

The team says the 31-year-old right-hander will not be part of the organization.

Bauer has maintained he did nothing wrong, saying that everything that happened between him and a San Diego woman he met online was consensual. A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that Bauer was designated for assignment, which means the Dodgers have seven days to pull off an unlikely trade or just release him.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the roster move.

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