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Sources: Manfred "Exasperated" With Sale of Marlins Dragging Out Ahead Of ASG In Miami

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 26 / 17

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has "become exasperated" with Marlins Owner Jeffrey Loria’s "sluggish effort to sell the team -- and would like to see it wrapped up in the next two weeks," according to sources cited by Kosman & Atkinson of the N.Y. POST. This year’s All-Star Game will b...

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