MLB could have new commish next week
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Commissioner Bud Selig says he expects baseball owners to vote next week from a list of three candidates for his successor.
Owners meet in Baltimore next week. Selig is retiring in January.
Selig confirmed several reports that the three finalists are Rob Manfred, MLB’s chief operating officer; Tim Brosnan, MLB’s executive vice president for business and Boston Red Sox chairman Tom Werner. Selig says the list is accurate.
A candidate has to be approved by 23 of the 30 teams to be elected.