Bleachers About To Open For Business

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With the Chicago Cubs out of town working out the kinks against division rivals, the construction crews have been hard at work back home putting the finishing touches on the bleachers and right field video screen.  The bleachers in left field are on track to be open on May 11 as Continue reading Bleachers About To Open For Business

Dreamcast 47: Cubs Win!

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Hey guys!  It’s Rice 1, Anno 0 for Team WSD Cubs games!  Woo! Yeah, the Chicago Cubs defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in the opening series finale, temporarily tying the series until the rainout is made up sometime later (not a terrible thing).  Thanks to Ed Nickow for giving Rice Continue reading Dreamcast 47: Cubs Win!

The One Where the Rooftops Pretty Much Gave Up (UPDATE)

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I was busy trying to catch up with my TV viewing this week, plus family time, plus baseball, plus teaching…you know, life stuff…so we only did snippets of the story where a federal judge denied the rooftops’ request for a preliminary injunction: The ruling by U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall Continue reading The One Where the Rooftops Pretty Much Gave Up (UPDATE)

Young Pitching Can Accelerate Cubs Timeline

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All we have heard about since Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have taken over is a business plan and a baseball plan matching up and this magical time of “the plan” all coming together.  The baseball side of that has revolved around Javier Baez, who Epstein and Hoyer inherited, followed Continue reading Young Pitching Can Accelerate Cubs Timeline

The Wrigley Rooftop Saga: The Mock-Ups

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Yesterday, before the rains fell and the potential Cubs victory was washed away, the Ricketts family hired a bunch of cranes and erected a couple of mock signs to survey how much of the rooftop views would be obstructed.  The pictures from street level are available throughout the internet, and Continue reading The Wrigley Rooftop Saga: The Mock-Ups

Something about jumbotrons and rooftops

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Having an actual job means that it gets hard to consolidate all the Tweets and updates from the day in real time, so that’s why you’re getting this now. As many of you know, the Rosemont folks have been lurking in the wings hoping to talk to Tom Ricketts and Continue reading Something about jumbotrons and rooftops