MLB owners expected to vote in favor of Steve Cohen Friday

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball owners are expected to vote Friday on Steve Cohen’s approval to take over the Mets from Fred and Jeff Wilpon and Saul Katz, according to people familiar with the situation. Cohen needs to acquire at least 22 out of 29 votes of approval. Just two owners were on the fence with one firm ‘no’ vote as of Tuesday, per sources.The clock is ticking for New York City mayor Bill de Blasio to do his part in approving Cohen. If he waits any longer de Blasio can seriously harm Cohen’s offseason plans, including acquisitions of sought-after free agents.The owners’ vote, whic…

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