Cubs say rebuilt bleachers won't be ready for start of 2015 season

Wrigley Field, home of the rebuilt and quite possibly ready to contend Cubs, is of course undergoing a rather substantial makeover. As part of said makeover, the Cubs are rebuilding the outfield bleachers. While the original goal had been to have everything in fighting shape by Opening Day, that deadline isn't going to be met, as the team confirmed on Saturday ... 

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That means that roughly 4,500 seats won't be available for the first month-plus of the season. Needless to say, that's not optimal for a team that's conjured up a lot of enthusiasm among its fans this offseason. As well,'s Carrie Muskat tweets that the right field bleachers likely won't be open until late May. 

Developing, it would seem. 

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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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