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The Wilpon family could have a bidding war on their hands.
Major League Baseball has pre-approved seven groups — who were forced to sign non-disclosure agreements — as qualified bidders for the New York Mets, according to Scott Soshnick of Sportico.
At the time of this article’s publishing, only three of the seven bidders have been revealed in recent weeks.
The headlining group is being led by former All-Star Alex Rodriguez and his wife, pop star Jennifer Lopez. They recently brought on Vitaminwater founder and racehorse owner Michael Repole to their group and have since been linked with the likes of Barstool Sports founder, Dave Portnoy — though that has not been confirmed.