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Matt York, Associated Press
Colorado Rockies Owner & CEO Dick Monfort arrives for the MLB owner's meetings, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, in Phoenix.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Bud Selig said after his last contract that he would retire from baseball.

Three years later, he's about to to see his term as commissioner get extended yet again.

Baseball's owners are expected to offer Selig a two-year extension during meetings at Sanctuary Resort, a deal that would keep him in office until after he turns 80. The offer could come on Thursday.

Owners also are expected to approve completion of the sale of the San Diego Padres from John Moores to Jeff Moorad and discuss plans to use the new wild-card playoff format this year. A five-year labor contract reached in November called for one more wild card team from each league, with a decision by March on whether to start this year.