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  1. Ricketts on Wrigley: Time to move forward

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - One day after the Chicago Cubs received approval for their revised plans to renovate Wrigley Field, chairman Tom Ricketts described an upbeat feeling at the corner of Clark and Addison streets. "Obviously, it's very important for us to g...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  2. Series preview: Cubs at White Sox

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Even though the Chicago White Sox continue to plod along with a stagnant on offense, they have found a way to close out victories in their last three games. The last two of those games were at Wrigley Field, as the White Sox won Monday o...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  3. Rapid Reaction: White Sox 5, Cubs 1

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox swept the brief two-game series with a 5-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field, with two more to play at U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday and Thursday. How it happened: Gordon Beckham tied a career high ...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  4. Olt delivering on power potential

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Mike Olt hit his first home run this year off somebody not named Wandy Rodriguez, setting the tone on a cool Wrigley Field afternoon that did not seem inviting for long balls. Darwin Barney and Welington Castillo followed with their own...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  5. Road still winding for Javier Baez

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- One day after Chicago Cubs top prospect Javier Baez hit a home run on his first Double-A swing, the moment was still a topic of conversation at Wrigley Field. Manager Dale Sveum, though, was keeping it all in perspective, saying he had ...

    Blog | July 07, 2013
  6. Rapid Reaction: Astros 4, Cubs 3

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs fell to the Houston Astros 4-3 on Saturday in the middle game of a three-game series at Wrigley Field. How it happened: The Astros' Ronny Cedeno used a well-placed squeeze bunt in the ninth inning to push across the w...

    Blog | June 22, 2013
  7. Harrelson misses second day in booth

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Chicago White Sox broadcaster Ken "Hawk" Harrelson missed his second consecutive game Thursday because of a sore throat. Harrelson, now in his 29th season on the air with the White Sox, did not call either game at Wrigley Field this week...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  8. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 9, White Sox 3

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs continue to have an easy time with their crosstown rivals, crushing the Chicago White Sox 9-3 on Wednesday at Wrigley Field. HOW IT HAPPENED: Dioner Navarro became the first Cubs player to hit three home runs in a game ...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  9. Danks ready to come full circle

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- There remains a long way to go before John Danks is completely back to normal after shoulder surgery in 2012, but in some ways he will come full circle when he takes the mound Wednesday at Wrigley Field. The left-hander's last outing to...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  10. Offense getting into swing of things

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Home is where the hits are for the Chicago Cubs whose offensive revival has come during a long stretch of play at Wrigley Field. The Cubs entered Saturday's game against the Cincinnati Reds with a .286 batting average over their last ei...

    Blog | May 04, 2013
  11. Wrigley Scoreboard 1, Opponents 0

    Doug Padilla

    The main lesson revealed Wednesday is that you don't mess with the iconic Wrigley Field scoreboard. A controversy that mushroomed Tuesday when it was suggested the hand-operated scoreboard could be razed in favor of a new money-making video board,...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  12. 2012 Cubs recap: Right field

    Doug Padilla

    Doug Padilla reviews the Cubs by position. Today he focuses on right field. CHICAGO -- Right field at Wrigley Field was where Bryan LaHair was sent to reinvent himself this past summer, just before the plug was pulled on one of the more curious se...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  13. Source: Cubs to add seats behind home

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs intend to add 56 new premium seats behind home plate at Wrigley Field, a source confirmed Tuesday, and the change has the potential to add another $1 million in income per season. First reported by Crain's, the Cubs ...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  14. Rapid Reaction: Astros 3, Cubs 0

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs couldn't avoid the century mark, falling 3-0 to the Houston Astros on Monday at Wrigley Field for their 100th loss of the season. How it happened: The Cubs were handcuffed on offense in the opener of the final series of...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  15. Cubs honor minor league standouts

    Doug Padilla

    DENVER -- The Chicago Cubs will bring two more minor leaguers to Wrigley Field before the season ends. Infielder Logan Watkins and right-hander Nick Struck were named the Cubs' minor league player of the year and pitcher of the year respectively, ...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  16. Reds' Baker marks milestone at Wrigley

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker thought his team might have a chance to clinch the National League Central at Wrigley Field this week, but in case they don't, he will take a managerial milestone instead. Baker managed his 3,000th car...

    Blog | September 18, 2012