Snow Balls: Not Surprised Dennis Gilbert Leads Pack of Potential Rangers Owners
Here's some of what SI.com has this morning concerning the close to $500-million deal that will, at last, wrest the Rangers out of Tom Hicks's cash-strapped hands:
When approached Tuesday night, Selig only characterized the competition for the Rangers as being between two or three competitors, Gilbert included. There is said to be "work to be done,'' by people familiar with the talks, but Gilbert's group appears to have the clear lead now. Baseball's goal was to get the Rangers sold by Thanksgiving, and while it didn't meet that objective, it may not be all that far behind it.