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MLB Cancels 93 More Games, Gap Narrows in Bargaining

Chief union negotiator Bruce Meyer, center, and general counsel Ian Penny, right, leave Major League Baseball’s office in New York, Wednesday, March 9, 2022. Negotiators for locked-out players made their latest counteroffer to Major League Baseball on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ron Blum)
Chief union negotiator Bruce Meyer, center, and general counsel Ian Penny, right, leave Major League Baseball’s office in New York, Wednesday, March 9, 2022. Negotiators for locked-out players made their latest counteroffer to Major League Baseball on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ron Blum)
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New York (AP) -- Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred canceled 93 more games Wednesday, appearing to cut off the chance to play a full 162-game schedule and threatening locked out players with loss of salary and service time.

As the sides narrowed many economic differences to a small margin, they became bogged down over management's attempt to gain an international amateur draft. Talks on that narrow topic were to continue Wednesday night.