The Daily CCO: Cubs Open as Favorites in Vegas to Win It All and Other News

It was a very busy first day of baseball’s off-season. There were 139 players that were declared free agents throughout the league. That list will change as options are declined and players officially retire. And the rumors picked up considerably, but more on that later Tuesday. The Cubs’ 40-man roster was reduced to 29 players. […]

Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Phase Two of The 1060 Project

Phase Two of The 1060 Project was delayed a couple of weeks with the Cubs playing deep into October for the first time in seven years. The ownership and front office obviously welcomed the delay and would have preferred the project was put on hold even further this off-season. Phase One received rave reviews. The […]

The Daily CCO: Playoff Baseball Returns to Wrigley Field and Other Cubs News

It’s a full day of post-season baseball, a quadruple header starting at 12:07pm CDT with Game 4 between the Astros and Royals. Houston leads the series 2-1 and will look to advance behind Lance McCullers. The Rangers are up 2 games to 1 over the Blue Jays and will look to close out the series […]

Fourth of July Weekend to Feature Fireworks at Wrigley Field

Budweiser Bleachers to Host Celebratory Toast July 3 – Fireworks to Headline July 4 Celebration – Kids Sundays Continue with Family Fun July 5 The Cubs invite fans to watch America’s pastime, honor military heroes and celebrate the Fourth of July weekend at Wrigley Field. The team will lead a celebratory toast to the enhanced […]

Cubs Set to Open Left and Center Field Bleachers, Cubs Charities to Pink Out the Bleachers

Wrigley Field’s Budweiser Bleachers to Open as the Cubs Host the New York Mets (May 11-14) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (May 15-17) … Cubs Charities and Advocate Healthcare to “Pink Out” the Budweiser Bleachers May 11 on the first home game after Mother’s Day The Cubs return home to host the New York Mets (May […]

Cubs to Celebrate Wrigley Field’s Football History During Upcoming Homestand

Chicago Cubs Host National League Central Division Showdown During Third Homestand – April 27-May 3 The Chicago Cubs return home for a continued stretch of games against National League Central Division opponents when they host the Pittsburgh Pirates and Milwaukee Brewers April 27-May 3 at Wrigley Field. Wrigley Field will celebrate its football history this […]

Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Federal Judge Grants Rooftops Request to Drop Lawsuit Against City

According to a report from the Tribune, a federal judge granted a request last week by the Wrigleyville Rooftop Association to drop the lawsuit filed against the city and the Landmarks Commission that “sought to throw out the panel’s decision allowing the Cubs to install its outfield signs.” Skybox on Sheffield and Lakeview Baseball Club […]

The Daily CCO: Hope is Not Part of Maddon’s Vocabulary and Other Cubs News and Notes

In recent years the Cubs have had managers that said a lot of words without actually saying anything. And skippers that were not capable of dealing with the media. Joe Maddon doesn’t fall into either of those categories. Maddon likes good conversation and he’s going to tell you what he thinks, in his unique way, […]

Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Judge Denies Rooftops Request to Stop Installation of Right Field Video Board

According to a report from the Tribune, U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall “denied a request by two nearby rooftop businesses for the Cubs to stop installation of their right field video board” on Thursday afternoon. The Tribune explained the ruling “could mean an end to the acrimonious dispute between the team and Skybox on Sheffield […]

The Daily CCO: Joe Maddon’s First Cubs Roster is Coming into Focus

Countdown to Opening Night: 3 days Joe Maddon said Wednesday that he expects the team’s first roster of the season to be finalized by Friday. The Cubs made three spring roster cuts prior to Wednesday’s Cactus League finale. RHP Brian Schlitter, LHP Zac Rosscup and OF Junior Lake were optioned to Triple-A Iowa. The Cubs […]