| Oct 16, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Wrigley Field’s signature bleachers were torn down Thursday, but the demolition of those storied seats is merely part of the park’s four-year, $575 million “1060 Project” renovation mission.
The demolition of the bleachers in...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:28 PM
We all have seen the White House, the Golden Gate bridge, the Las Vegas strip and other American landmarks destroyed in various sci-fi movies. And now we have a real-life version of a Wrigley Field Apocalypse, and it's very photogenic indeed.
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:47 PM
I got a call from the office to run over to Wrigley Field this afternoon and check out construction work on the bleachers. Everyone knew the Cubs would begin their big renovations to the Friendly Confines soon, but we didn't know their schedule.
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The Chicago Cubs think they have 2020 vision. It's not as clear as they believe. That's what happens when you spend too much time staring at the television.
And now it's going to be all about the television.
The Cubs are talking about the TV...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 6:21 AM
Madison Bumgarner’s dissection of the Pirates in the National League wild-card game Wednesday night was reminiscent of what the Giants’ prized left-hander did to Cubs rookie Javier Baez during an Aug. 20 game at Wrigley Field.
At that point,...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
At the northwest corner of Wrigley Field, adjoining the outer wall of the lower grandstand, sits a one-story building.
Its beige brick masonry walls and concrete base are easy to overlook. Yet the Chicago Cubs are going to great lengths to preserve...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:29 PM
As the statues of Ernie Banks and Harry Caray were removed Wednesday, the Cubs said they hoped Mother Nature and a cooperative local government will allow them to accelerate the first phase of Wrigley Field renovations.
"We have 26 weeks," Julian Green,...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Prospects are on the rise, construction has started at Wrigley Field and there's plenty of money to spend on pitching.
"Now comes the interesting part, where we have to convert to winning," President Theo Epstein said Tuesday after reinforcing that...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:09 PM
I welcome the migration of the radio broadcasts of Chicago Cubs games to WBBM-AM 780 from WGN-AM 720. That probably puts this 92-year-old among a tiny minority of Cubs fans.
From 1929 to 1940, I listened to Pat Flanagan broadcast home games from Wrigley...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:52 PM
The city of Chicago's Department of Buildings issued a demolition permit Friday for the removal of outfield bleacher sections at Wrigley Field, a city spokesman said.
Cubs spokesman Julian Green said Friday that bleacher renovations will start Monday....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:58 PM
MILWAUKEE — Adding Jon Lester or Cole Hamels would give the Cubs more than just a bona fide left-handed All-Star ace.
It would take the pressure off members of a rotation that hope to attain the 200-inning mark as well as alleviate the workload of...