Fox: Angels owner may throw hat into regional sports net ring

|About: The Liberty Braves Group (BATRA)|By:, SA News Editor

Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno has emerged as another possibility in the auction of the Fox (FOX -0.2%, FOXA -0.1%) regional sports networks, with an interest in as many as four of the RSN, Fox Business says.

Moreno's interest came up at the Major League Baseball owners' meeting, Fox Business says.

He's said to be willing to pay around $2B for four RSNs, reportedly around the willing rate. Disney (DIS -1.6%), forced to divest the RSNs as part of its $71B media-asset deal with Fox, had been hoping to receive $20B for the networks (an average of nearly a billion dollars for each).

Meanwhile, two other team owners are already reportedly linked in a bid: Atlanta Braves owner Liberty Media (FWONA -0.2%, BATRA +1.1%) and Minnesota Twins owner Jim Pohlad have apparently teamed up.

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