Wrigley Field Progress and Security, Friday Start Times Provided in Cubs Business Operations Update

The fourth management session Saturday at the Cubs Convention was with Crane Kenney and the Business Operations Department. Crane Kenney provided updates on the business side of the team and was joined by Carl Rice, Alison Miller, Colin Faulkner and Alex Sugarman when he opened up the session for questions. The Cubs provided a detailed […]

Tom Ricketts Talks Cubs on Inside the Clubhouse

Tom Ricketts joined Bruce Levine and Mike Esposito during Inside the Clubhouse (670 The Score) on Saturday morning. In what was a candid interview, Ricketts discussed his team for about 20 minutes. Among the topics he covered were Theo Epstein and the status of his contract extension, Joe Maddon, Sammy Sosa and the PED Era, […]

The Daily CCO: Crane Kenney Reportedly Signed an Extension and Other Cubs News and Rumors

The Sun-Times reported that Crane Kenney “recently secured his second contract extension in two years.” Kenney is believed to have signed a three-year extension that would keep him with the organization through at least 2020. Based on his previous extension, Kenney’s new contract should run through 2022. Kenney confirmed in May 2014 during an interview […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: A Big Helping of Rumors with Lots of Leftovers

The extra-long Holiday Weekend was filled with more rumors than actually movement throughout the game. That was until Sunday morning when news surfaced the Tigers and RHP Jordan Zimmermann had agreed to terms on a five-year, $110 million contract. One possible option for the Cubs to upgrade the rotation was taken off the board with […]

Crane Kenney Answers Questions, Discusses Wrigley Field and Business Side of the Cubs

Crane Kenney met with several members of the independent media Tuesday at the team’s offices. The Cubs President of Business Operations provided detailed updates on The 1060 Project, the expansion and restoration of Wrigley Field. There have not been any delays on Phase Two, and that includes the Cubs new state-of-the-art clubhouse, which is on […]

The Daily CCO: Theo Epstein is Committed to the Cubs, Reportedly Getting Closer on a New Deal

The Cubs made it two in a row over the Braves on Friday afternoon. And not only maintained the four game lead over the Giants but gained ground in the division Friday night. Madison Bumgarner beat the Pirates 6-4 and the Cardinals lost 9-3 in San Diego. The Cubs will enter play Saturday four games […]

Ricketts Family Purchases Three Additional Rooftop Buildings

According to a report from the Tribune, citing Cook County property records as its source, the Ricketts family bought three more rooftop buildings. The Ricketts family, under Greystone Sheffield Holdings, purchased the buildings and the rooftop club businesses for an undisclosed amount. The family bought the properties located at 3637 N. Sheffield, 3617 N. Sheffield […]

Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Weather Delays Push Right Field Bleachers to Early June

Crane Kenney and Carl Rice, Vice President of Ballpark Operations, gave a tour of Wrigley Field on Monday to a group of media members to show the progress and provide an update on the first phase of The 1060 Project. Kenney said the left field and center field bleachers remain on target to be open […]

A Rundown of Tom Ricketts’ State of the Cubs Meeting with the Media

After making his annual address to the players prior to the first full squad workout of the spring, Tom Ricketts met with the media Wednesday and fielded several questions about his team. Tom Ricketts feels last year was a turning point for the organization. He’s looking forward to this season and to winning ballgames. “We […]

The Daily CCO: Joe Maddon Receives the Aspire Award and Cubs News and Notes

Countdown to Pitchers and Catchers Reporting to Mesa: 4 days Joe Maddon was honored Friday night in Baltimore at the Cal Ripken St. Foundation’s 11th Annual Gala. The Cubs skipper, and Hall of Famer Dave Winfield, received the Aspire Award according to a report from Brittany Ghiroli. Cal Ripken Jr. presented the award to Joe Maddon […]