Names of prospective owners emerge

The leaders of three of the more serious groups interested in buying into the Mets have surfaced.

According to the Post, Bobby Valentine's group is headed by Anthony Scaramucci, the general manager of asset manager SkyBridge Capital.

Another group, according to the report, includes David Heller, co-head of the Goldman Sachs securities unit.

A third investment group includes Steve Starker, co-founder of trading firm BTIG, and Ken Dichter, co-founder of Marquis Jet.

The Post also reports Rays owner Stuart Sternberg would be interested if a majority share would be sold, although he has disavowed interest.