MLB wants Marlins’ bidders to show cash up front

MLB wants Marlins’ bidders to show cash up front

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball wants the groups bidding for the Miami Marlins to show their cash up front, and thus far the group led by the son

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NEW YORK — Major League Baseball wants the groups bidding for the Miami Marlins to show their cash up front, and thus far the group led by the son of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney appears to be ahead.

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the commissioner’s office has told the parties that before the team signs a sale agreement a purchasing group must demonstrate it has enough cash to close the deal and to operate the team.

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