Baseball Strike Day 16

August 27, 1994

News of the day

Both sides said they didn't have any contact with each other yesterday. They also didn't speak with federal mediators.

But owners negotiator Richard Ravitch indicated that the talks could resume as soon as Monday.

Management discounted a report by ESPN that said large-market clubs, in a desperate situation, might break away and form their own league.

Games lost

Fourteen games were canceled yesterday. The total number missed is 195. Only 474 games remain on the schedule.


"I'll be honest. I was playing in Mexico this time last year. I can deal with anything." -- San Diego Padres first baseman Eddie Williams

Today in the minors

1% * Durham at Wilmington, 7:05 p.m.

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