Letters: Trevor Bauer situation has fans picking sides

Bill Plaschke has decided he has develop into the choose and jury. He states that Trevor Bauer is a plague and that the Dodgers should tear up his deal. He wishes to know why the group is waiting for MLB to do its soiled perform. I believed that the league is investigating the condition to ascertain who did what. I assumed we lived in a democratic country.

Ralph S. Brax
Lancaster

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At last I concur with Bill Plaschke on a thing. The Dodgers ought to right away launch Trevor Bauer and just take legal motion to void his deal. Whilst Bauer’s reps declare his interactions with the girl were being consensual on both their elements, that should really be of minimal consequence. The truth that one particular man or woman can derive sexual enjoyment from the beating and choking of yet another particular person is deeply disturbing. At the pretty minimum, Bauer really should be under health care procedure and not actively playing baseball.

Gary Vogt
Menifee

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As an attorney and just one intrigued in because of procedure, it seems alternatively inappropriate to suspend Trevor Bauer or everyone without the need of pay based mostly on allegations nevertheless to be verified. The presumption of innocence really should prevail lest we slide into the debacle of predicaments like the McMartin case in which people today have been incarcerated and/or misplaced their jobs prior to trial when, in the stop, they have been all uncovered not responsible by a jury of their friends.

Baseball, like any other company, really should stand for the preservation of one’s rights, not the destruction of them.

Barry S. Rubin
Beverly Hills

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Invoice, time to chill and let the myriad investigations run their course. Your assertion that he doesn’t have assistance from his teammates doesn’t jibe with reality you really don’t believe the gamers have been instructed not to comment throughout the ongoing investigation? You should just take the similar significant road alternatively of hurrying to judgment prior to all the info occur out.

Ken Blake
Brea

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I hope Plaschke hardly ever receives accused of a criminal offense allow by yourself charged simply because by his reasoning The Moments would have to fire him, presumption of innocence not withstanding.

Jack Wishard
Los Angeles

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Bill Plaschke is right! Regardless of whether Trevor Bauer is convicted of a criminal offense, he is a proponent of beating and abusing gals, and he has no position in the Dodgers group. If someway, some way, Bauer yet again pitches for the crew, it will replicate a group endorsement of Bauer’s repugnant, unforgivable actions!

Jack Wolf
Westwood

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I concur with Bill Plaschke‘s assessment of the Trevor Bauer catastrophe. Get rid of him.

A letter writer to these pages not very long in the past pressured this essential level: Though we appreciate for the Dodgers to get games, successful is secondary to character.

It will make no feeling to trash the track record of a precious (in a lot more approaches than 1) franchise more than the income of 1 participant.

Denys Arcuri
Indio

International time

The profitable pitcher in the All-Star is Japanese the help save was recorded by a native Australian and the youngest-ever game MVP is Canadian Dominican. Isn’t it about time we refer to baseball as America’s internationwide pastime?

Steve Ross
Beverly Hills

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When your writers had been seeing the household run derby reside in Denver, your readers had to watch it on television. In man or woman, the group seemed enthralled on television, the function was a blend of arcane regulations unfolding behind an unappealing protecting screen that gave us a perspective of the rear finishes of the “pitchers” but none of the facial expressions of the hitters.

We saw contestants flailing absent to defeat a clock ticking away on display screen. We read the crack of a bat, but never savored the flight of the balls or the prodigious distances concerned reside as it took place.

All in all it was awful tv. We quit extended in advance of it was more than. Be sure to go over upcoming built-for-television functions from the viewpoint of your audience. Then perhaps the producers, contributors and sponsors of these functions will appreciate how comprehensively unentertaining they can be.

Godfrey Harris
Los Angeles

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As a longtime baseball enthusiast I experimented with to observe the property run derby. I even listened to of some of the players included!

The Tv broadcast, with break up-screen views and infographics piled on, created it a jumbled mess to observe. The uncomplicated activity of next each batted ball to its location was disregarded. Just after viewing a pair hundred mighty swings I was praying for rain.

Jim Regan
Carlsbad

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If baseball can only be “saved” by dumbing down the uniforms, then enable it just die out. I’m only fifty percent joking.…

Bruce Fisher
Woodland Hills

Sho stopper

Shohei Ohtani could grow to be known as a person of the finest baseball players of all time — as a hitter. But, in 4 many years with the Angels he has dropped numerous plate appearances by hoping to be a pitcher as very well. Historical past has demonstrated that Babe Ruth grew to become baseball’s biggest star when he stopped pitching as a Yankee. Ohtani need to do the exact. It is my hope that he will study to perform the outfield and sooner or later split all of the residence operate documents of Barry Bonds.

Jerry Moore
Cerritos

Title communicate?

The UCLA basketball group will be athletic, pleasurable and exciting to check out and will have deserved NCAA title aspirations but any prediction of an NCAA championship is premature. There are so numerous great faculty basketball gamers these days that the competitiveness boils down to luck with accidents and pure momentum in March. And let us of class hope no Bruins have any programs to check out China in the in close proximity to future.

Allan Kandel
Los Angeles

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