By ANDREW DALTON, Related Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An legal professional for Trevor Bauer requested a girl Tuesday why she omitted “dozens of key info” in her petition for a five-year restraining order in opposition to the Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher.
“I do not know,” answered the lady, who testified that Bauer choked her till she was unconscious and punched her repeatedly in two sexual encounters.
The trade throughout lawyer Shawn Holley’s cross-examination of the lady got here in her second day of testimony on the listening to in Los Angeles Superior Courtroom.
Holley challenged the 27-year-old San Diego girl on why she omitted a textual content message to Bauer earlier than their conferences saying she would have her “emotions turned off” and joking that she would have a nondisclosure settlement “signed and sealed” when she got here to see him.
The girl stated she now not had entry to these texts.
Holley requested why she acquired again into mattress and slept subsequent to Bauer after the traumatic expertise she testified that she had. The girl stated she needed to recollect the hours of emotional connection the 2 had skilled beforehand.
“I didn’t need to take into consideration what simply occurred,” the lady stated. “I needed to return to the way in which it was earlier than we had intercourse.”
The listening to is anticipated to proceed Wednesday and Thursday, and to incorporate testimony from Bauer, 30, who was positioned on paid administrative depart on July 2 by Main League Baseball. The depart has been prolonged by means of Friday. MLB says it’s conducting its personal investigation and Bauer may face punishment underneath baseball’s home violence coverage.
Holley stated throughout her opening assertion that the lady gave Bauer each indication she consented to the remedy she acquired throughout the nights they spent collectively at his residence in Pasadena.
Below questioning from her personal legal professional, the lady testified that her horror grew as bruises emerged and her ache surged the day after the second time she noticed Bauer, in Might.
The 27-year-old stated she despatched Bauer an image of herself after returning residence to San Diego.
“I couldn’t consider what my face appeared like,” she stated. “I needed him to know what he’d finished to me.”
Bauer replied in a textual content message, “rattling woman, are you OK?”
The girl stated she was simply as terrified of the social penalties because the bodily ones, and was at first decided to inform nobody else.
“I knew how that was going to go,” she testified. “That state of affairs paints me because the slut. I did not need the story to go wherever.”
However a go to together with her finest pal, who was “mortified’ by how she appeared, satisfied her to hunt medical assist. She would find yourself in a hospital emergency room, she stated, which led to visits from a social employee, her dad and mom and Pasadena police, who’re nonetheless investigating three months later.
On Tuesday, she mentioned the aftermath of the second go to, wherein in response to her testimony Bauer had punched her within the face and vagina, and left bruises on her gums, round her eyes and behind her ears.
She stated she was frightened at what Bauer may need finished to her whereas she was unconscious. In textual content messages and a telephone name she made to him for Pasadena police to document, he stated that he solely punched her within the buttocks throughout that point.
She described an hours-long sexual assault examination that she stated was terribly traumatic and bodily painful.
The nurse who carried out the examination took the stand and testified Tuesday that she had by no means seen the type of bruising she documented on and across the girl’s vagina within the roughly 75 related exams that she had finished.
Nurse Kelly Valencia stated, “it was frankly alarming,” however didn’t suppose it required additional remedy.
The girl testified that she acquired each day messages from Bauer, expressing his concern.
“Right here for you if you wish to discuss,” one learn.
“I really feel so dangerous that this occurred,” one other stated.
He provided to ship her groceries whereas she was recovering at residence, or in any other case assist.
The girl stated she appreciated his acknowledgement at first.
“It felt good to listen to that he felt dangerous,” she stated.
However she discovered the messages more and more disconcerting, and she or he fearful that he knew she had talked to police.
“I felt like he was saying these items so I might shut up,” she testified.
The Related Press doesn’t sometimes establish individuals who say they’ve been victims of sexual assault.
Bauer agreed to a $102 million, three-year contract to affix his hometown Dodgers earlier this yr after successful his first Cy Younger with the Cincinnati Reds final season.
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