Sources close to the deal say Steve Cohen has won the bidding to the New York Mets. This means that only Cohen is in exclusive talks to purchase the team and all other potential buyers have now been ruled out.
Alex Rodriguez said in a statement to the Athletic that they made a record deal. But for many reasons his candidacy was dicey. Not only is the MLB record holder for longest PED ban, but his group was very piecemeal, with contributions by many. – Source: Jon Heyman
Source: Thornton McEnery of NYPost.com