Leiter gets a new gig

Former baseball star Al Leiter told PolitickerNJ.com’s Matt Friedman yesterday that he was not likely to challenge John Adler for Congress in 2010, and an announcement today by Major League Baseball may explain why: MLB Network has hired Leiter, the YES Network color commentator, to join their studio team. Leiter will appear on MLB Tonight and on Hot Stove, their off season show. The Toms River native had told New Jersey Republicans as recently as October that he has a strong interest in running for office.

Leiter gets a new gig