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Published October 7, 1994
MLBPA Exec Dir Donald Fehr met with Rockies owner Jerry McMorris yesterday, "perhaps paving the way for the resumption of talks late next week." McMorris: "We didn't move on any of the substantive issues. We did talk about how to get the talks re- started. We'll talk again tomorrow and try to fix some schedules for the end of next week" (TORONTO STAR, 10/7). Peter Schmuck reports that Fehr and McMorris have met twice in the last two days, once Wednesday night and again Thursday morning. "The discussion covered a variety of topics, apparently including" Orioles owner Peter Angelos' revenue-sharing plan. One MLB source said that the owners took Angelos' plan "seriously enough to perform a computer analysis of it" (Baltimore SUN, 10/7). Meanwhile, in a letter to the union from management regarding its proposed 45-day freeze on player transactions, owners asked that rules preventing the clubs from "acting in concert be suspended during the freeze" (USA TODAY, 10/7). The union will hold internal discussions on whether to endorse the freeze or, "agree to suspend the anti-collusion language should the owners impose" (Claire Smith, N.Y. TIMES, 10/7).