Ricketts: Rooftop deal a must

Updated: February 19, 2014, 5:30 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts is uncertain what will happen if the team and rooftop owners can't work out a deal for placement of a video replay board at Wrigley Field, but he insists the team has to have a resolution before they invest in the 100-year-old ballpark.

"The truth is we still have to get this done and we're not there yet," Ricketts said Wednesday before the first full squad workout of spring training. "If we can't grind out these last few steps, I don't know ...

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