Baseball Strike Day 20

August 31, 1994

News of the day

Players and owners groups will meet separately with federal mediators today in New York, but no formal negotiating sessions have been scheduled.

Ownership negotiator Richard Ravitch held a conference call yesterday, during which the owners decided to cancel the quarterly owners meeting that would have taken place in Detroit next week.

Games lost

Fourteen games were canceled yesterday. The total number missed is 246.

Quote

"I just don't think people from all over the country are going to sports bars to watch the Toledo Mud Hens and Richmond pTC Braves." -- Triple-A infielder Casey Candaele about whether the major-league strike has sparked interest in minor-league games

Today in the minors

* Durham at Frederick, 7:05 p.m.

* Hickory at Hagerstown, 7:05 p.m.

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

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