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Sources: Marlins Owner Loria Needs To Drop $1.3B Asking Price In Order To Sell Team

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 26 / 17

Marlins Owner Jeffrey Loria, "unable to attract a bid at his already reduced" $1.3B asking price, may soon "face a tough choice -- cut the price a second time or take his money-losing team off the block," according to sources cited by Kosman & Davidoff of the N.Y. POST. Sources said that neither...

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