Jeter group wins deal to buy Marlins

MIAMI — Miami Marlins president David Samson says a signed agreement has been submitted to Major League Baseball to sell the franchise to a group that includes former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter, and the team expects to close on the deal in early October.

The MLB ownership committee will review the transaction Wednesday at an owners’ meeting in Chicago, Samson said yesterday. He anticipates major league owners will approve the deal in September and closing will take place...

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