Cubs management continues to profess its love and reverence for Wrigley. But privately, the same group is making sure that people in baseball are well aware that it would take a massive infusion of dollars to keep Wrigley functional for much longer -- and even that might not be enough.
"Honestly, I don't know if that place can survive for five years," said one of those baseball people. "The infrastructure is in brutal shape."
Asked if Wrigley was even a candidate for a Fenway-style renovation, the same source replied: "To be honest? I'd have to say no way."