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DeNA Bauer grab pushes NPB into dirt

I made the mistake of looking at Twitter this morning when I awoke briefly, and was greeted with a night terror, the news that the Central League’s DeNA BayStars are finalizing a deal with Trevor Bauer.

I’m a huge believer in second chances, but giving Bauer a second chance in Japan now is giving an admitted serial shoplifter a second chance to steal more.

According to the BayStars, as reported by Sponichi Annex and Nikkan Sports, the team investigated Bauer’s status with MLB and talked to him, in which he denied doing what he was accused of in court. The stories said a complaint against him was thrown out in court, but that is a woeful misreading of the facts.

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