Alex Rodriguez, Marc Lore enter agreement to purchase Timberwolves

Former Major League Baseball player Alex Rodriguez, center, arrives to the West Front of the U.S. Capitol for the Inauguration of Joe Biden in Washington on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (Caroline Brehman/Pool Photo via AP)

MINNEAPOLIS — The news of the new potential Timberwolves owner came out of left field Saturday, or perhaps more accurately, the left side of the infield.