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Trevor Bauer faces sexual battery allegations in new countersuit

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Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic descriptions of domestic violence and sexual assault. If you or someone you know is a survivor of sexual assault or domestic violence, please contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline. 1-800-656-4673 or domestic violence hotline 1-800-799-7233.

Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer was sued Tuesday for sexual assault by a California woman who reported him for sexual assault last year. A copy of the lawsuit filed in federal court in Los Angeles can be found at sports illustratedserves as a counterclaim to the defamation lawsuit Bauer filed against the woman in April.

In the filing, the woman said that Bauer had chosen to “exercise her legal rights by speaking to the appropriate authorities about what happened,” thus allowing Bauer to “file a meritless lawsuit against her.” We are using his considerable resources to