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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: Fast start important for Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- In baseball circles, getting off to a fast start to the season might be a cliche heard around all 30 spring training camps, but that is the sentiment veteran outfielder Alfonso Soriano wants to impart on his Chicago Cubs teammates. ...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  4. A.J. Pierzynski playing like an MVP

    Bruce Levine

    With just seven weeks left in the baseball season, White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski is making a case for MVP honors. Normally the smart money is on a position player who puts up 40 home runs and 115 RBIs to be the eventual winner. This season, t...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  5. Sources: The Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays are showing inte...

    Bruce Levine

    Sources: The Rangers and Blue Jays are showing interest in Matt Garza.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 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. Matt Garza used to hearing trade rumors

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs starter Matt Garza has not let the rumor mill disturb his offseason. Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein has been transparent about the fact that he's listened to offers for Garza, although he clarified on Wednesday tha...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  8. Chicago Cubs starter Matt Garza not bothered by trade rumors

    Bruce Levine

    Cubs starter Matt Garza says he's not bothered by trade rumors.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 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. Chicago Cubs say that contrary to a published report, they are in...

    Bruce Levine

    The Cubs say that contrary to a published report, they are in good financial standing with MLB.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2011
  11. Lilly's hard-luck season continues

    Bruce Levine

    Once again Cubs lefty Ted Lilly pitched well enough to win, and, once again, he came away with nothing to show for his efforts. Seven innings of one-run baseball was good enough for Lilly to exit the game with the score tied in a game the Cubs los...

    Blog | July 21, 2010
  12. Source: Rangers eyeing Pierzynski

    Bruce Levine

    A major league baseball source confirmed that the Texas Rangers have interest in Chicago White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski. According to the source, the Rangers have been watching Pierzynski for the past three weeks. Read the full story....

    Blog | May 17, 2010
  13. Bradley moves frees cash to spend on needs

    Bruce Levine

    According to Major League Baseball sources close to the situation, the Chicago Cubs traded Milton Bradley to the Seattle Mariners for pitcher Carlos Silva and cash. At this time, it's not known how much money the Cubs will receive in return. Howe...

    Blog | December 18, 2009
  14. Nothing to it

    Bruce Levine

    For all of you who read baseball blogs religiously, there's no truth to the rumor about a three-way deal involving the Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs and New York Mets at this point.Although some of these teams talked to each other at last week'...

    Blog | November 20, 2009
  15. Cubs, Jaramillo begin contract discussions

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs and former Texas Rangers hitting coach Rudy Jaramillo have begun discussions on a contract that would possibly make him the highest paid coach in Major League Baseball, according to players sources.Read the story here....

    Blog | October 19, 2009
  16. Cubs' next hitting coach?

    Bruce Levine

    Arguably, the best hitting instructor in baseball is available after the Texas Rangers and coach Rudy Jaramillo agreed to part ways. The Chicago Cubs certainly will have interest in the veteran coach, who has had 17 players win Silver Slugger Awards ...

    Blog | October 14, 2009