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  1. New commish defends Fred's finance chair

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Incoming commissioner Rob Manfred defended the decision to appoint Mets owner Fred Wilpon as the chairman of MLB's finance committee. "I understand the whole Madoff thing," Manfred told The New York Times, "but before and since, Fred W...

    Blog | January 25, 2015
  2. Fred Wilpon becomes MLB finance chair

    Adam Rubin

    Allison Joyce/Getty ImagesFred Wilpon (right) reportedly is MLB's new finance committee chairman. With the impending switch from Bud Selig to his hand-picked successor, Rob Manfred, as MLB's commissioner, Mets principal owner Fred Wilpon has not l...

    Blog | January 18, 2015
  3. Expert: Mets may be worth $1.5B

    Adam Rubin

    Fred Wilpon served on a committee that screened prospective Los Angeles Dodgers owners. So Wilpon said he could not discuss the yet-to-be-officially completed $2 billion sale of the West Coast ballclub. Still, when asked Wednesday afternoon about ...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  4. MLB's owners delay approval of sale of San Diego Padres

    Major league owners are putting off approval of sale of the San Diego Padres to Jeff Moorad.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2012
  5. Chris Sale, Matt Thornton still fighting for saves; Kyle Farnswor...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft has his weekly relief pitcher rankings for the week, plus makes sense of closer situations around the league.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2011
  6. George Steinbrenner, Billy Martin among those on Hall of Fame vet...

    Yankees legends George Steinbrenner and Billy Martin will be on the Hall of Fame ballot.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2010
  7. Ownership approval expected today

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It's an off day for the Rangers, but not for Chuck Greenberg, Nolan Ryan and the rest of Rangers Baseball Express. Greenberg is in Minneapolis, Minn., for the owners' meetings. He was in to meet with the ownership committee on ...

    Blog | August 12, 2010
  8. Hodges, Santo head Veterans Committee HOF ballot

    Gil Hodges, Ron Santo, Tony Oliva and Jim Kaat are among the 27 players on next year's Veterans Committee ballot for the Hall of Fame announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2006
  9. Owners ready for two-day meeting

    Baseball owners are not likely to take any action on the Montreal Expos when they gather in New York for two days of meetings starting Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2004
  10. Rep. accuses union of acting slower than league

    The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee accused the baseball players' association of not responding as quickly as owners to calls for tougher steroid testing.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2004
  11. Sale approved by baseball's ownership committee

    The proposed sale of the World Series champion Anaheim Angels from The Walt Disney Co. to Arturo Moreno has been approved by baseball's ownership committee and will be voted on by all owners next week.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2003
  12. Washington, Portland are trying to acquire Expos

    Baseball owners plan to set up more detailed procedures this week for the possible sale and relocation of the Montreal Expos.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2003
  13. Realignment vote not on Friday's agenda

    ATLANTA -- Baseball owners scheduled a meeting for Friday in New York to receive the long-awaited report from their latest economic study committee. Management officials have been editing the final draft report of the "Blue Ribbon Task Force on ...

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2000