"Jeff Moorad not stepping down as #Padres CEO, but withdrawing application to become "control" person to get TV deal done. More to come."
Sullivan says himself more info is forthcoming. So, I'll try to be patient and not jump to too many conclusions. But boy does MLB have a lot of messes on their hands around ownership right now. And the Padres is the least of them.
And more from Sullivan. http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/mar/09/padres-moorad-withdraws-request-complete-sale/ Certainly doesn't do anything to firm up Moorad's ownership group. Sheesh. This whole ... more
Not that Moorad seems like a paragon of virtue, but there is a qualitative difference between using revenue generated by the club to pay off the purchase and using revenue like the McCourt's did, to... more
Oh, and other thing I was going to add. I just can't help but have a picture of Moores in my head while this is going down. This guy seems so desperate to get out of MLB, and he just can't do it.... more