MLB, union meet for 1 1/2 hours, discuss next step in talks

  • Major League Baseball Deputy Commissioner Dan Halem, left, and Commissioner Rob Manfred, right, walk after negotiations Monday in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

NEW YORK — Deputy Commissioner Dan Halem and chief union negotiator Bruce Meyer met for 1 1/2 hours Thursday and discussed the major issues in the stalled talks to reach a deal that would end Major League Baseball’s lockout.