Chicago Cubs Deny They're Scouting U.S. Cellular Field For Possible Home Games In 2013

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 14: Clouds form shadows across the field during a game between the Chicago White Sox and the Kansas City Royals at U.S. Cellular Field on August 14, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Cubs denied a report they could play home games in U.S. Cellular Field in 2013.

The Chicago Cubs are currently in talks with the city of Chicago to organize a public-private partnership that would allow the Cubs to renovate Wrigley Field in 2013 with the help of a little tax payer money. A deal has yet to be reached, but that didn't stop speculation this afternoon that the Cubs could spend at least of their 2013 home schedule playing in US Cellular Field -- home of the White Sox.

According to NBC Chicago, Cubs brass denies the scenario:

"You are putting the cart before the horse," one source said. "There is no done deal," said another.

Put more succinctly:

"I have never heard of a done deal of moving home games to the 'Cell," said Dennis Culloton, a spokesman for the Ricketts family.


Apparently Bridgeview bar owners and US Cellular employees believe otherwise, and are bracing for twice as many games.

Stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago for more information, and for in-depth analysis on the Chicago White Sox be sure to visit South Side Sox. Bleed Cubbie Blue is your source for more on the Cubs. Check out MLB Daily Dish for off-season rumors and reports.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Chicago

You must be a member of SB Nation Chicago to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Chicago. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Chicago

You must be a member of SB Nation Chicago to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Chicago. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.