MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said Miami Marlins’ proposed trade with the Toronto Blue Jays is under review and if Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado has anything to say about it, the deal will be scuttled.
“What I’m doing is sending a letter to the Major Leagues because they were here, lobbying for this stadium, and they told me as a commissioner that if we did not build a stadium; the team would have to move away,” Regalado said Thursday. “They urged us to build a stadium, have a first-class stadium.”
Regalado continued, “Now, it’s the Major League’s responsibility to uphold the promise. Because they promised they would have a team that’s competitive.”
The key word there is competitive, because the Marlins can argue that last year’s team with the increased payroll wasn’t “competitive.” Still, the team was made up of free agents and young players that didn’t even have one year to mesh together as a team...
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