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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The Daily CCO: Addison Russell Goes Deep, Cubs Rumors and a Wrigley Field Restoration Update

Addison Russell had a good Tuesday in the Arizona Fall League and he helped Mesa beat Surprise 11-6. Russell was the Solar Sox’s DH and went 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBI, his first longball in the fall league. Russell smacked a two-run homer in the fifth inning. Russell is 7-for-36 in nine […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Demolition of the Bleachers Continued Throughout the Weekend

Demolition of the left bleachers continued Saturday and Sunday as the crews worked around the centerfield scoreboard and began tearing down the right field bleachers. While the bleachers are being taken down, crews began digging the hole in the parking lot west of Wrigley Field on Friday for the triangle property that will house the […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Demolition Continues on the Left Field Bleachers

Demolition of the left field bleachers continued Friday. Tom Ricketts was at Wrigley Field on Friday to welcome Nebraska Husker Suite Holders. Mr. Ricketts showed several people around his park and took a look at the progress being made on the demolition of the bleachers. And crews began digging the hole in the parking lot […]

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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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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: The Wrigley Field Project is Underway

While the official groundbreaking on the Wrigley Field Restoration Project might be a couple of weeks away, the work has started at the old ballyard on the corner of Clark and Addison. Jon Greenberg spoke with Julian Green and discussed the Cubs “aggressive 26 week schedule” with the team’s Vice President of Communications and Community […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Wrigley Project Set to Begin in Earnest Monday

According to a report from DNAinfo Chicago, the Wrigley Field Restoration Project “will begin in earnest Monday with the demolition of the left and right field bleachers.” Erica Demarest spoke with Julian Green and provided an update on the project. The Cubs will also “begin a large excavation of the red and purple lots that run […]

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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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