NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball owners have scheduled a teleconference for Tuesday to vote on the three remaining groups bidding to buy the bankrupt Los Angeles Dodgers from Frank McCourt.
A person familiar with the call, speaking on condition of anonymity because no announcement was made, said the call was scheduled for 5 p.m. EDT.
All three were expected to be approved as finalists, with McCourt selecting the winner. The groups are:
— Former Los Angeles Lakers star Magic Johnson; former Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals President Stan Kasten; and Mark Walter, chief executive officer of the financial services firm Guggenheim Partners;
— St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke.
— Steven Cohen, founder of the hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors and a new limited partner of the New York Mets; and biotechnology entepreneur philanthropist Patrick Soon-Shiong; and agent Arn Tellem of Wasserman Media Group.