Baseball Strike Day 9

August 20, 1994

News of the day

As the strike entered its second week, the effects were starting to be felt by non-playing team employees.

The Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros, St. Louis Cardinals, San Diego Padres and San Francisco Giants announced layoffs or forced vacations.

Meanwhile, George W. Bush, managing general partner of the Texas Rangers, said he thinks the strike will mean no World Series this year. "I hope I'm wrong, but I doubt it," Bush said.

Games lost

Seventeen games were canceled yesterday. The total number missed is 103.

Today in the minors

* Albany-Colonie at Bowie, 7:05 p.m.

* Prince William at Frederick, 7:05 p.m.

Quote

"I told Bobby I'll give it two years. If they haven't settled by then, he's got to go play in Japan."

L -- Millie Bonilla, wife of Mets third baseman Bobby Bonilla.

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