Baseball owners say Commissioner Bud Selig will be offered a contract extension at this week’s winter meetings in Phoenix. first reported that Selig will be offered an additional term when owners meet Wednesday and Thursday in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Selig has been commissioner since September 1992 and would surpass Kenesaw Mountain Landis for longest tenure in September of 2016. Selig repeatedly has said he intends to retire in December but also admits almost no one believes him.

Also on the agenda for baseball owners while in Phoenix is completing the sale of the San Diego Padres from John Moores to Jeff Moorad.