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Bush League Chronicle:
Your browser does not support iframes.It's customary at Wrigley Field for fans of the Cubs to throw back home runs hit by the visiting team. In fact, anyone who fails to toss back such baseballs is frowned heavily upon.However, any other type of ball that is hit and makes into the crowd is fair game. Especially balls struck by Cubs hitters. Well, this young fan received a clarification on the unwritten rule on Sunday, as he was lucky enough to snag a foul ball in the bottom of the first inning.But because he knows fans have been scolded before by not chucking the ball back on the diamond, he immediately begins to rear back with intentions to throw it. Luckily, the well seasoned adults sitting around the boy restrain him from unnecessarily losing his souvenir.In the end, everything ends well. The boy receives a little Wrigley Field education and he also gets to get keep his ball.
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Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts believes the framework for a deal to renovate Wrigley Field will bring a World Series to a club and fan base that hasn’t seen a championship since 1908.
“This massive investment will help
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A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece about the Chicago Cubs possibly moving out of Wrigley Field. Well, that is definitely not going to happen now, because late last night/early this morning, the Cubs and City of Chicago came to an agreement that will allow the Cubs to renovate Wrigley Field, and will keep them in the park for a very long time.
The Chicago Cubs tied a major league record when Edwin Jackson and Michael Bowden combined to throw five wild pitches in an inning.
Jackson threw two and Bowden three as the San Francisco Giants scored four runs in the sixth to take a 5-4 lead Sunday.
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The historic home of the Chicago Cubs will get a $500 million facelift, including its first electronic outfield video board, as part of a hard-fought agreement announced Sunday night between the City of Chicago and the ball team.
Wrigley Field also will host an expanded number of night games under the announced pact, as part of Cubs owner Tom Ricketts' plans to renovate the...
The Cubs got quality starts from Chris Rusin (pictured), Iowa; Dau-Eun Rhee, Tennessee; and Zach Cates, Dayton, as all three affiliates won on Sunday. Kane County was snowed out.
Edwin Jackson and Michael Bowden tied a major league record by combining to throw five wild pitches in an inning, and the San Francisco Giants got another big assist from a Cubs pitcher in a three-run 10th in Sunday's 10-7 victory over Chicago.
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Fantasy Ramifications: None.
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A deal on Wrigley Field renovations has been reached! Early in this young MLB season, the talk hasn’t been about baseball but business negotiations instead. And it’s easy to understand why, most experts have the Chicago Cubs projected to lose 90+ games this season. So the ballpark seems more interesting than the results of the 2013 season.
Crain’s Chicago reports the Chicago...