Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Cubs Clubhouse Scheduled for Completion by Opening Day 2016

With the Cubs home schedule winding down, the team is expected to break ground on the first phase of the Wrigley Field Restoration plans. Mayor Emanuel gave the Cubs permission last week to proceed with the project that should begin in early October. The Cubs are moving forward with the project despite the pending lawsuit […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Mayor Emanuel Gives Cubs Approval to Proceed with Wrigley Project

According to a report from the Sun-Times, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has given the Cubs approval to begin the project to restore, renovate and expand Wrigley Field and the team is expected to break ground in October. The Cubs wrap up the home schedule for the 2014 season on Sept. 24. The city is currently “in the […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Rooftop Owners File Lawsuit

According to multiple reports and as expected, eight members of the Wrigleyville Rooftop Association filed a lawsuit Thursday against the City of Chicago and the Commission on Chicago Landmarks to overturn the city’s approval of the team’s plan to expand, restore and renovate Wrigley Field. The lawsuit does not include the Chicago Cubs. Crain’s Chicago […]

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Rambling About the Cubs as Javy Delivers the Hope

Do you know who is smiling right now? Tom Ricketts is smiling. Do you know who else is smiling? Theo Epstein is smiling. Do you know who else is smiling? A whole bunch of Cubs fans, that’s who. Javier Baez has the hopes of an entire fandom on his shoulders right now, and while no […]

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The Daily CCO: Jorge Soler and Kris Bryant Take Home Minor League Awards and Other Cubs News

On the day that news surfaced Javier Baez was being promoted to the big leagues, two of the other top prospects in the system received more recognition from MLB Pipeline. Jorge Soler was named Offensive Player of the Month for July and Kris Bryant was named Offensive Player of the Week. Jorge Soler hit .378/.473/.811 […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Tribune Details Two Phase Plan, Bunker Suites, 2017 Completion Date on Majority of Wrigley

The Chicago Tribune acquired documents with additional details of the Cubs’ plan to expand, restore and renovate Wrigley Field. The report indicates the team has divided the project in two phases that includes bunker suites being built near the Cubs dugout and along the third baseline. The expansion and restoration of Wrigley Field is scheduled […]

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Rambling About the Cubs as the Dog Days Begin

Hello again, everybody. It is August 1, and I must say, I think Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer had themselves quite a July. They added multiple players to the farm system’s top-20 list while promoting many of the big names to their respective next level. The dog days may begin in August, but Cubs fans […]

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Rambling about the Cubs on the First Day of the Second Half

Hello again, everybody. The All-Star break has ended, the American League won again, making it 47 out of the last 51 for the DH’ers, or at least it seems that way. As I started saying, today is the first day of the second half, of what I hope is the final “total giveaway” season of […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Cubs Could Reportedly Break Ground in the Next Couple of Weeks

According to a report from Paul Sullivan, the Cubs will break ground on the “new underground home clubhouse in the next couple of weeks.” The Cubs received unanimous approval from the Landmarks Commission last Thursday on the team’s revised plans to restore, expand and renovate Wrigley Field. The new clubhouse is scheduled to be completed […]

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Rambling as the Cubs Ship is Starting to Turn

Hello again, everybody. It was a beautiful week in Chicago, the birds are chirping, the sun is beaming, and the Alcantara’s are raking. As many here know, I am an unwieldy optimist, but even I have been smacked down by reality so much lately that is just didn’t seem like things would ever change. And […]

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