Baseball showdown in Delaware court postponed

The Associate Press reports the Monday showdown over Frank McCourt’s divorce finances and its connection with the Los Angeles Dodgers won’t happen until late November.

The report reads: A Delaware judge has postponed a bankruptcy court showdown between the Dodgers and Major League Baseball that will determine the fate of the ball club.

The judge issued an order without comment on Wednesday postponing a four-day evidentiary hearing that was to have begun Monday. According to the order, the hearing is now scheduled for Nov. 29 through Dec. 2.

The Dodgers declined to comment on the judge’s order. An attorney for baseball Commissioner Bud Selig did not immediately return an email message Wednesday.

The Dodgers want to exit bankruptcy by selling television rights to future games. But Selig is trying to force a sale of the team from owner Frank McCourt.

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