The Ricketts Family Purchases Three Rooftop Buildings

The Ricketts family recently completed the purchase of three rooftop buildings from two property owners. During Saturday’s session at the Cubs Convention, Tom Ricketts confirmed the family bought the buildings and the properties will continue to be run as rooftop clubs. The family purchased two properties on Sheffield Avenue and one on Waveland Ave. According […]

Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Rooftop Owners File Separate Lawsuit

According to reports from the Sun-Times and Crain’s Chicago Business, several rooftop club owners filed another lawsuit against the Commission on Chicago Landmarks. The lawsuit claims “the Cubs’ most recent tweak to their signage plan – scrapping one outfield sign and moving and shrinking the right field video board – was done to earn a […]

The Daily CCO: The National Spotlight Keeps Shining on the Cubs and Kris Bryant

With Spring Training getting closer by the day, the Chicago Cubs continue to make headlines on a national level. Not only is a good segment of the fan base excited about the Cubs off-season, next week’s convention recently sold out, the national media is also paying attention and view the Cubs as one of the […]

Cubs Have Several Unchecked Boxes on Off-Season To-Do List

When the Cubs’ off-season began in October, all signs were pointing toward the front office being rather active throughout the winter. And three months into baseball’s second season, it’s been more than was advertised. Not only has Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer made several changes to the big league roster, coaching staff and manager, the […]

Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Landmarks Commission Approves Cubs Revised Plans

The Cubs received approval Thursday from the Commission on Chicago Landmarks, by a vote of six to one, to proceed with the revised plans to restore, renovate and expand Wrigley Field. The Cubs appeared before the Landmarks Commission for the fourth time in 18 months. The panel approved the reduction in number of outfield signs […]

Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Cubs Meeting with Landmarks Commission to Revise Approved Plans

The Cubs are on the Commission of Chicago Landmarks agenda for Thursday to have the team’s revised plans for the outfield signage and the outfield wall revised. The Landmarks Commission approved seven outfield signs last July as well as the location of the outfield walls. But the Cubs are looking to revise the approved plans […]

The Daily CCO: Rumors Dominate the News During Day Two of the GM Meetings

Before reports hit the wire the Cubs were in talks with the Nationals for Jordan Zimmermann and working on a deal with Justin Masterson, rumors continued to swirl around the Chicago Cubs at the GM Meetings. Jed Hoyer provided an update Tuesday on Starlin Castro and according to a report from Patrick Mooney, Castro has […]

The Daily CCO: Tsuyoshi Wada Named to MLB All-Star Team, Coaching Staff Update and Other Cubs News

Rosters for the upcoming Japan Series (Nov. 11-20) were announced Friday and Cubs’ lefty Tsuyoshi Wada was named to the MLB All-Star team that will travel to Japan to play a five-game series against Japanese teams. John Farrell replaced Ron Washington as the manager of the Major League All-Star team that features Evan Longoria, Robinson […]

The Daily CCO: Starlin Castro is Going to Be the Cubs Shortstop in 2015

Jed Hoyer reiterated Thursday what he and Theo Epstein have been saying since the Cubs’ season ended, Starlin Castro is the team’s starting shortstop in 2015. Buster Olney brought up Thursday how well the Cubs and Mets would match-up on a trade, swapping a shortstop for a pitcher, despite multiple reports from Cubs and Mets […]

Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Demolition of the Bleachers and Work on the Triangle Lot Continues

Crews remain hard at work at Wrigley Field on the demolition of the left and right field bleachers, the parking lot west of Wrigley and other areas inside the park. talked with Cubs’ spokesman Julian Green about the progress being made at Wrigley. Crews are still working on the bleachers and Julian Green told […]