LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Los Angeles Dodgers’ owner Frank McCourt is hoping a fresh infusion of cash may end his payroll problem.

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The Los Angeles Times is reporting that McCourt to told league officials he expects to meet the team’s nearly $10 million paycheck next week.

If he does, he could prevent Major League Baseball from seizing the team.

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KNX 1070’s Jon Baird reports while McCourt is increasingly confident about the team’s financial outlook, fan reaction is still lukewarm.

McCourt needed a $30 million personal loan to meet the first three payrolls of the season. Even if he meets next week’s deadline, there are still two other major payroll dates: June 15 and June 30.

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Major League Baseball is investigating the Dodgers’ finances before it makes a decision on a broadcast contract with Fox that could serve as McCourt’s lifeline.