Owners vote to shutter two teams. Expos and Twins on hit list.
Minnesota judge orders Twins to honor final year of stadium lease.
Marlins owner John Henry buys Red Sox for $700 million. Expos owner Jeffrey Loria buys Marlins for $158 million. MLB acquires Expos for $120 million.
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig officially calls off contraction for 2002.