Cubs expect 'dusty' year amid Wrigley Field renovations

  • Construction of the left field bleachers and new video board continues while the Chicago Cubs' press forward on renovations to Wrigley Field as opening day approaches Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. Chicago Cubs officials plan to ask the city for permission to work around the clock to speed up Wrigley Field renovations.

    Construction of the left field bleachers and new video board continues while the Chicago Cubs' press forward on renovations to Wrigley Field as opening day approaches Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. Chicago Cubs officials plan to ask the city for permission to work around the clock to speed up Wrigley Field renovations. Associated Press

  • Renovations continue in the bowels of  Wrigley Field while the Chicago Cubs' press forward on renovations to Wrigley Field as opening day approaches Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs officials plan to ask the city for permission to work around the clock to speed up Wrigley Field renovations.

    Renovations continue in the bowels of Wrigley Field while the Chicago Cubs' press forward on renovations to Wrigley Field as opening day approaches Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs officials plan to ask the city for permission to work around the clock to speed up Wrigley Field renovations. Associated Press

  • Snow removal begins in right field of Wrigley Field while the Chicago Cubs' press forward on renovations to Wrigley Field as opening day approaches Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs officials plan to ask the city for permission to work around the clock to speed up Wrigley Field renovations.

    Snow removal begins in right field of Wrigley Field while the Chicago Cubs' press forward on renovations to Wrigley Field as opening day approaches Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs officials plan to ask the city for permission to work around the clock to speed up Wrigley Field renovations. Associated Press

  • Snow removal begins in the infield of Wrigley Field while the Chicago Cubs' press forward on renovations to Wrigley Field as opening day approaches Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs officials plan to ask the city for permission to work around the clock to speed up Wrigley Field renovations.

    Snow removal begins in the infield of Wrigley Field while the Chicago Cubs' press forward on renovations to Wrigley Field as opening day approaches Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs officials plan to ask the city for permission to work around the clock to speed up Wrigley Field renovations. Associated Press

  • Construction of the left field bleachers and new video board continues while the Chicago Cubs' press forward on renovations to Wrigley Field as opening day approaches Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs will be going back to the city asking that the construction to continue around the clock, said Crane Kenney, the Cubs' president of business operations.

    Construction of the left field bleachers and new video board continues while the Chicago Cubs' press forward on renovations to Wrigley Field as opening day approaches Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs will be going back to the city asking that the construction to continue around the clock, said Crane Kenney, the Cubs' president of business operations. Associated Press

  • Construction of the left field bleachers and new video board continues while the Chicago Cubs' press forward on renovations to Wrigley Field as opening day approaches Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs will be going back to the city asking that the construction to continue around the clock, said Crane Kenney, the Cubs' president of business operations.

    Construction of the left field bleachers and new video board continues while the Chicago Cubs' press forward on renovations to Wrigley Field as opening day approaches Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs will be going back to the city asking that the construction to continue around the clock, said Crane Kenney, the Cubs' president of business operations. Associated Press

  • Crane Kenney, the Chicago Cubs' president of business operations, left, talks to the media about the progress and setbacks in the renovation of Wrigley Field as opening day approaches Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. Chicago Cubs officials plan to ask the city for permission to work around the clock to speed up Wrigley Field renovations.

    Crane Kenney, the Chicago Cubs' president of business operations, left, talks to the media about the progress and setbacks in the renovation of Wrigley Field as opening day approaches Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. Chicago Cubs officials plan to ask the city for permission to work around the clock to speed up Wrigley Field renovations. Associated Press

  • Snow removal begins along the right field line of Wrigley Field while the Chicago Cubs' press forward on renovations to Wrigley Field as opening day approaches Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs officials plan to ask the city for permission to work around the clock to speed up Wrigley Field renovations.

    Snow removal begins along the right field line of Wrigley Field while the Chicago Cubs' press forward on renovations to Wrigley Field as opening day approaches Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs officials plan to ask the city for permission to work around the clock to speed up Wrigley Field renovations. Associated Press

 
By DON BABWIN
Posted3/2/2015 5:33 PM

Cubs expect 'dusty' year amid Wrigley renovations, seek permission to work round the clock

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