Miami Marlins favors deal with Jeb Bush group, report says

The Miami Herald: 2 contenders remain for $1.3 billion sale


MIAMI – The Miami Marlins are negotiating purchase agreements with groups led by  Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush and Tagg Romney, The Miami Herald's Barry Jackson reported on Saturday. 

The Miami Herald also reported the Jeter/Bush group was the slight favorite with a winning bid likely to be picked in the coming weeks. 

The Miami Marlins asking price is $1.3 billion. The subsequent sale of the Miami Marlins would occur within the calendar year.