Cubs, city reach agreement on Wrigley renovation
CHICAGO — More night games and a video board are among the improvements that Wrigley will see in the coming years.
On Sunday, the Chicago Cubs and the city of Chicago agreed on the $500 million renovation plans for Wrigley Field.
Nearly $300 million will go to improvements in and around the stadium.
At least 10 more night games will be added, bringing it up to 40 games per season. And at least six Friday games will have a 3:05 p.m. (central time) start time. Current start times for Friday games are 1:20 p.m.
In addition, the team will be allowed to extend beer sales.
A video screen will be added to the left field. And a sign similar to the Toyota sign in left field will be added to right field.
The remaining $200 million will go to the construction to a new 175 room hotel across the street from Wrigley Field.