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The majority owner of the Boston Red Sox are responding in the news that -- and Charlie Gasparino broke on the show yesterday.
Here's the statement that John Henry issued quiet the socks and any of the other components of the Fenway sports group are not for sale and -- not.
B for the foreseeable future -- quite as luck would have -- Charlie's here right now so they're not like that he's got one of those.
21 name last right to first thing that's right.
John Henry -- John now John Henry.
-- -- slow but anyway what's next here.
There's -- you know -- yeah I think he got caught with his hand in the cookie -- he went absolutely.
Bonkers yesterday and Knight who I know about this guy you can put in the cavity -- my -- I never met him before -- we -- -- A cut.
88 split the commodity -- brokerage firms you know you know -- doing very well.
This year I I I gather he had a -- part Michael looses money -- you know.
But -- that I'm I don't know this guy but I know we you know -- a -- -- aside from.
You know the story itself and how how we we sourced this and how we went through this here very methodically yesterday morning.
This was not just thrown on the air and we should point -- to to -- viewers if you read it on foxbusiness.com.
And listen to what I said is they.
We put their denials right up front you know we we were very open we didn't try to hide the football on that and and that regard.
But usually when you re act like they react so insanely over the top trying to not deny.
You know in mutual wonder saw something to it why because I mean -- cover corporate mergers for for twenty years you know there -- a couple of Wall Street alone time.
Usually when -- story is being denied some is not true they just commands that and we're not gonna -- -- you know not true and it's move on.
This guy you know he literally went on one of the radio stations.
After I -- -- He called them up and -- -- up in Boston -- and so here's what I think is happening I think could lead the team has some issues.
Financial problems east -- this guy sprint really thin between the Liverpool team every yields soccer teamed up it's kind of a mirror image of what's going on Boston.
Spend a lot of money for players not doing very well.
You know taken heat in the media and -- -- the -- but you know not producing.
And not making enough money based on what what would you spend he's got that over there he's got the same thing here.
And he's being squeezed a little bit and he went out and basically.
Valued the company he went out and -- a very soft pitch to people who see where the company was I know someone that that spoke directly east with the people there.
And they talk about numbers and he got quote was hands in the cookie job now is -- gonna sell I can't tell you I mean you know.
He probably won't and you know those those statements given -- -- -- But there's no doubt that the Boston Red Sox are -- have some financial issues and that's the bigger story here.
You know how could have you know ask how could this is great franchise.
B being you know -- -- wait until guy there.
He's he spread really -- and in that and that's a good business story right then there whether they sell and I can't tell.
It's interest thing while we have kind of taken experts tell -- we were very interest in and it has unless they -- there's smoke there's smoke come on he had a -- it Wesley who might.
Be the buyer.
You know I asked if -- -- but a lot of people are I mean and I have no idea -- Comcast is a name that keeps coming up.
You know the the owner of NBC big cable distributor.
We should point out that we political and Comcast they they had no comment but sources inside.
-- and -- on the Fox Business Network that you know they don't.
That they they did -- -- in any discussions right now so this is very preliminary I can tell -- the guy they spoke to that I did that I -- directly.
-- -- one of the people that you know.
That you know -- was what the source for the story.
-- -- -- others who owns and other sports franchise you know press saying he's not a major corporation but he is of interest fairly rich guys are -- did not -- yet another breaking story and a college campus stroller got to run but appreciate it -- -- -- some.
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