Bud Selig rejects meeting with mayor

Updated: April 11, 2013, 11:46 AM ET
Associated Press

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- San Jose mayor Chuck Reed's request to sit down with Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig to discuss the Oakland A's pursuit of a San Jose ballpark has been rejected, a newspaper reported.

In a response to Reed's April 2 request for a personal meeting, Selig said Reed should instead talk to Robert Starkey, a sports consultant who worked with the MLB on stadium issues for the Minnesota Twins, according to the San Jose Mercury News.

Starkey is on a committee ...

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