The Daily CCO: Kyle Schwarber is Catching On, Other Cubs News and a Wrigley Restoration Update

Theo Epstein announced two weeks ago the front office and coaching staff had seen enough from Kyle Schwarber from behind the plate that he would be a full-time catcher moving forward. And Schwarber would likely begin the season at High-A Myrtle Beach or Double-A Tennessee. With Epstein’s announcement, the thought of Schwarber making it to […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Ricketts Reportedly in Negotiation with Handful of Rooftops to Purchase Buildings

Work continued Wednesday on the triangle property and both the left and right field bleachers as crews work diligently on the demolition of the eight-year old bleachers. The biggest news from Wednesday concerning Wrigley Field and the surrounding neighborhood hit the wire during game two of the World Series courtesy of David Kaplan. Kaplan reported […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: The Bleachers are Coming Down

Based on the activity at Wrigley Field last weekend and the progress that had been done with removing pieces of the iconic bleachers it was pretty obvious the left and right field bleachers would be down within a week to ten days. And the walls started coming down Thursday morning. A large section of the […]

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Cubs Break Ground on The 1060 Project, the Restoration and Expansion of Wrigley Field

On an incredibly beautiful Saturday morning at the corner of Clark and Addison, the Chicago Cubs officially broke ground on The 1060 Project, the Restoration and Expansion of Wrigley Field. With construction crews supplying the soundtrack for the groundbreaking ceremony as the demolition of the left field and right field bleachers continued throughout the morning, […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Groundbreaking Ceremony Scheduled for Saturday

The Wrigley Field Restoration Project is underway and the team has scheduled a groundbreaking ceremony for Saturday, Oct. 11 at 9:30am. The Cubs ownership will be joined by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and MLB Commissioner Bud Selig for the groundbreaking along with former players Kerry Wood and Milt Pappas. According to the report from Crain’s Chicago […]

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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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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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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Landmarks Commission Unanimously Approved Revised Wrigley Plan

The Cubs received unanimous approval from the Commission on Chicago Landmarks on the team’s revised plan to restore, expand and renovate Wrigley Field. The Landmarks Commission approved seven outfield signs, five more than the two that were approved a year ago. The Cubs received approval for a large video board in left field and a […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Cubs Reportedly Meet Mayor’s Request to Change Wrigley Plans

The Cubs are scheduled to present the team’s revised plans to expand Wrigley Field at the Landmarks Commission Thursday and according to a report from the Tribune, the Cubs have agreed to make further changes to the revised plan that was made at the request of Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The Tribune reported the latest proposal […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Mayor Encourages Cubs and Rooftops to Continue Negotiations

The Cubs are on the Landmarks Commission’s scheduled Thursday to present the team’s revised plans to expand Wrigley Field. But the revised plans have met opposition from the neighborhood and the rooftop owners and according to multiple reports Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Rahm Emanuel addressed the latest with Wrigley Field. Mayor Emanuel “encouraged” the Cubs and […]

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