Lim claims that he had designated preferred bidder status before being told by text message last week that the Red Sox bid offer had been accepted, one of the people with knowledge of the situation said, also on condition of anonymity.
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"I am committed to rebuild the club," Lim said in a statement. "I believe that if its massive debt burden can be removed, the club would be able to focus on improving its performance on the pitch."
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