Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer has administrative leave extended through Aug. 13

According to a league official, Trevor Bauer, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher, was granted an additional seven-day administrative leave on Thursday.Three days later, a civil hearing will be held in L.A. Superior Court for the temporary restraining orders that were obtained against Bauer. The hearing is set for August 16-19. It was previously extended twice at Bauer's request. This means that Bauer's leave could be extended at least once more unless MLB and the City of Pasadena, California (Police Department) complete their investigations before then.MLB can place any player on administrative leave unilaterally for up to 7 days in accordance with a joint domestic violence policy. However, it must first obtain the consent of the MLB Players Association. Bauer has not been with the Dodgers since July 2, when he was placed on leave.A woman has accused Bauer, aged 30, of choking her to death, punching her in multiple areas, and leaving her with severe injuries. This was according to a domestic violence restraining or that was filed in L.A. County Superior Court June 28. ESPN obtained copies.The temporary restraining orders were executed ex parte. They can be obtained without the input of either party. Bauer's side strongly denies the accusations of sexual assault. He called the interactions between the woman and him "wholly consensual" while stating in a prior statement, that Bauer "vehemently denied" her account of the two meetings.The hearing to determine whether the temporary restraining orders would become permanent was held July 23. It was postponed six more days because Bauer's lawyers requested additional time to prepare a defense against witnesses, exhibits and other evidence they claimed they had not received the night before. On July 29, a continuance was granted.The woman and Bauer both attended the first hearing. Bauer's legal team informed the judge that they have advised him not testify due to the ongoing investigation. However, the petitioner's side said that he must still take the stand even though he invoked his Fifth Amendment right to not answer questions. Each side will call up to 10 witnesses.The Dodgers traded for Max Scherzer last Wednesday and signed Cole Hamels on Tuesday. They have now cancelled Bauer's bobblehead evening and removed all his merchandise from their online shops.Bauer, who was the 2020 National League Cy Young Award Winner as a member the Cincinnati Reds, signed a record-setting, three-year contract worth $102 million in February with the Dodgers. It also includes two opt out clauses.