The baseball negotiations Major League Baseball to save the start of the regular season restart on monday in a new venue: Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida.
Dick Monfort was expected, CEO of the Colorado Rockies, Chairman of the Labor Policy Committee, join the delegation of directors which includes Deputy Commissioner Dan Halem, the teams’ lead negotiator.
Bruce Meyer, the players’ union’s chief negotiator, could be accompanied by players. The site where the negotiations will take place is about three miles from the pitcher’s home Max Scherzer of the New York Mets, one of eight players on the subcommittee union executive.
The ball park is usually used as the home of the Miami Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals on spring fields at this time of year, but work did not start on Wednesday due to the ninth stoppage of activities in baseball, the first since 1995.
Monday’s session will be just the seventh on the central economy since The bosses’ strike began on December 2 and the parties have met on consecutive days only once, on January 24 and 25. MLB reported Friday that it plans to have meetings with the union daily for the next week.
Monday will mark 82 days of employer strike. On Friday, Major League Baseball canceled preseason games between February 26 and March 4.
While owners and players have participated in virtual meetings via Zoom, the only ones to attend the session in person have been Monfort and free agent reliever Andrew Miller on Jan. 24.
Until now, the talks during the strike were held in New Yorkat the MLB offices and the players’ union.