On Friday, Major League Baseball, in conjunction with the MLB Players Association, placed Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer on administrative leave for seven days. Mandatory reporting day in spring training for each MLB player is Sunday, so the seven days will be March 13-19.
Bauer last pitched on June 28 last season. In the days following that start, he was accused of sexual assault and then was placed on administrative leave, eventually, via extensions, for the rest of the season (much of the extensions being one week at a time). On Feb. 8, we learned that Bauer wouldn’t face criminal charges on the matter.
This doesn’t, however, prevent MLB from suspending Bauer. It has…