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  1. Sox GM Hahn has more deals to make

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said Monday he has more work to do changing the personnel of his underachieving team. The ballclub that Hahn must turn around has been among the worst in baseball this season with a 40-69 rec...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  2. Rios vents about false trade rumors

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- This time of year baseball players hear their names in trade rumors and are usually able to laugh it off. In the case of Alex Rios, the viral world of Twitter caught him off guard on Friday. Numerous reports circulated that the New Yo...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  3. Soriano would consider trade to Yankees

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- When the New York Yankees lost Curtis Granderson for 10 weeks with a broken wrist on Sunday, the baseball Twitter world went viral about the possibility of Alfonso Soriano returning to the first major league team he played for 13 years...

    Blog | February 24, 2013
  4. GM Williams won't discuss president report

    Bruce Levine

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chicago White Sox general manager Ken Williams declined to discuss a USA Today report that he will be promoted to vice president of baseball operations and assistant GM Rich Hahn will become general manager at the end of their sea...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  5. Youkilis pays back Yankees with slam

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The message that comes from baseball scouts is: Do not get Kevin Youkilis upset. The Chicago White Sox third baseman hit his third career grand slam on Tuesday night to put the win over the New York Yankees on ice. On Monday night, Yank...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  6. Garza's trade value rising rapidly

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Like his teammate Ryan Dempster, Chicago Cubs starter Matt Garza saved his best outing since April for some of baseball's top talent evaluators to watch during Sunday's 3-1 win over Arizona. The Cubs have talented starting pitching to t...

    Blog | July 15, 2012
  7. Source -- MLB teams must submit bids on Cuban free agent Jorge So...

    Bruce Levine

    Source: MLB teams must submit bids on Cuban free agent Jorge Soler by June 7.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2012
  8. 'Refreshed' Hendry ready for Yankees job

    Bruce Levine

    At age 56, baseball life begins again for former Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry. Seventeen years after taking his first position under then-Cubs general manager Ed Lynch, Hendry will be a top assistant to Brian Cashman, the New York Yanke...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  9. Theo Epstein: Chicago Cubs not shopping Matt Garza

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said Wednesday that the team is not shopping pitcher Matt Garza.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  10. Cubs have big decision to make on Garza

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs have a big decision to make in the next few weeks about the status of starting pitcher Matt Garza. President of baseball operations Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer have been in contact with a number of teams, including ...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  11. With manager in place, time to pick team

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs have $58,500,000 coming off their 2011 payroll. How will president of baseball operations Theo Epstein divvy up his baseball budget in 2012? A team's baseball budget and baseball payroll are two different things. The Cubs will ha...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  12. Theo Epstein wants Kerry Wood back for 13th Chicago Cubs season

    Bruce Levine

    Theo Epstein wants Kerry Wood back with the Cubs, and given the reliever's desire to retire rather than play for someone else, the new president of baseball operations should get his wish.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2011
  13. GM Jed Hoyer spoke glowingly of Chicago Cubs icon Kerry Wood

    Bruce Levine

    GM Jed Hoyer spoke glowingly of Chicago Cubs icon Kerry Wood

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2011
  14. Cubs going for back-to-back winning series

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs have played their best baseball of the season this last week at Wrigley Field. However, the question remains as to whether they can sustain this level of play beyond the seven-game homestand. The New York Yankees are always a mea...

    Blog | June 19, 2011
  15. With N.Y. in town, let Z speculation begin

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- With the New York Yankees coming to town, it's only normal that some Chicago Cubs players will be under the microscope of baseball scouts and media with the trading deadline only six weeks away. The one name that keeps coming up in base...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  16. Cubs played 1918 World Series at Comiskey

    Bruce Levine

    A lot has happened in baseball -- and the real world -- since the Chicago Cubs last played the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. The 1918 season was abbreviated because of World War I. That year also marked the last time Babe Ruth played in a World S...

    Blog | May 20, 2011