Tom Werner and Rob Manfred battle as Brosnan exits MLB commissioner race

Scott Levesque
Twitter: @scottlevesque

And then there were two. is reporting MLB executive vice president Tim Brosnan has dropped out of the MLB commissioner race prior to Thursday's voting.

That leaves MLB chief operating officer Rob Manfred and Boston Red Sox chairman Tom Werner as the only remaining candidates for the commissioner gig.

Bud Selig has been MLB commissioner since 1992 and will be retire from his post in January.

Let the games begin...