NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball's annual winter meetings have been canceled for the second straight year.
Major League Baseball announced the cancellation early Thursday following the start of the owners' lockout of the Major League Baseball Players Association, the sport's first work stoppage in 26 years.
Some of the key areas in collective bargaining between Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association heading into the expiration of the collective bargaining agreement at 11:59 p.m.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Major League Baseball appeared headed to its first work stoppage in 26 years after a pair of brief negotiating sessions Tuesday led to little or no progress.
The sport's five-year collective bargaining agreement expires at 11:59 p.m.
NEW YORK (AP) — Key people and background in Major League Baseball’s labor negotiations:
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT
A five-year contract between MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association expires at 11:59 p.m.
NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Angels two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani was voted player of the year and the American League outstanding player by fellow major leaguers in the annual Players Choice Awards from the Major League Baseball Players Association.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and the players' association sent the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service letters of intent to seek new labor terms as the Dec. 1 expiration of the sport's collective bargaining agreement approaches.
Marvin Miller surveyed the baseball landscape and came to a radical conclusion: if ballplayers could be convinced to see themselves as blue collar laborers — not unlike the steelworkers Miller had once represented — there existed an opportunity to drastically shift the balance of power in the sport.