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  1. Team player

    Bruce Levine

    [+] EnlargeRon Chenoy/US PresswireWhile Ryan Theriot would prefer to stay at shortstop, but if Starlin Castro comes on strong, he's willing to make a move. Chicago Cubs shortstop Ryan Theriot might be one of the best team guys in the league. Ask Ther...

    Blog | January 15, 2010
  2. Chicago Cubs shortstop Ryan Theriot willing to switch if it helps...

    Bruce Levine

    Cubs shorstop Ryan Theriot on Friday showed he's a team player.

    Blog | Conversation | January 15, 2010
  3. Cubs put Braves' celebration on hold

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The best laid plans of pennant-bound teams must defer to certain detours along the way. The Atlanta Braves with a magic number of one, were unable to hold on to a late lead, losing 3-1 to the Cubs. First baseman Anthony Rizzo drove in t...

    Blog | September 21, 2013
  4. Wood gets no decision, off to All-Star Game

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs starter Travis Wood didn't have his best command on Sunday, ending the evening with a no decision. The team's lone All-Star certainly pitched well enough to keep his team in the game. Wood pitched 5.2 innings of three-ru...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  5. Konerko: Moving WBC to July may work

    Bruce Levine

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Paul Konerko who won't be playing in the World Baseball Classic as the U.S. team chose Eric Hosmer to replace Mark Teixeira, said it might be wise to change the tournament's schedule. "Maybe the best thing to do is take two week...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  6. Cubs owner open to eating more salary

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts said Saturday that he'd continue to be supportive of his front office if they thought moving a veteran player would be best for the team's future. "First of all, it's really up to the baseball guys to decide who ...

    Blog | January 14, 2012
  7. Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts open to possibility of eating ...

    Bruce Levine

    Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts said he's open to the possibility of eating more salary.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2012
  8. Quade misses Z's arm, but not sure of fit

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade made it clear on Wednesday that the return of Carlos Zambrano for 2012 was doubtful. Team sources have insisted the Cubs will do their best to trade Zambrano and the $17.885 contract they owe him for 2012. There ...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  9. Cubs show their good side in victory

    Bruce Levine

    With the trading deadline coming up on July 31, Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry has his top scouts in town, and will direct them to cover teams that he feels best match up with the Cubs as potential trading partners. Monday's victory featu...

    Blog | June 27, 2011
  10. Pitching to Pujols doesn't end well

    Bruce Levine

    ST. LOUIS -- Normally, walking the other team's best hitter with the game on the line and a base open is a no-brainer. However, with two outs and nobody on in the 12th inning on Saturday, Cubs manager Mike Quade chose to have Jeff Samardzija pitch to...

    Blog | June 04, 2011
  11. Highest-paid athletes; top-paying teams

    Bruce Levine

    A list of the best-paid athletes from 182 countries reveals some surprising salaries and begs the question: Are they worth it? Top-paid players. By sport. By team. The high life.The dark side....

    Blog | April 20, 2011
  12. Highest-paid athletes; top-paying teams

    Bruce Levine

    A list of the best-paid athletes from 182 countries reveals some surprising salaries and begs the question: Are they worth it? Top-paid players. By sport. By team. The high life.The dark side....

    Blog | April 20, 2011
  13. Dempter's advice aids Silva

    Bruce Levine

    With the Cubs' fifth starters' role still up in the air, veteran right-hander Carlos Silva gave the team his best 80 percent on Wednesday. Silva pitched six strong innings, allowing three hits and one run while striking out three. The 80-percent ef...

    Blog | March 23, 2011
  14. Marmol on Cubs' pen: We are the best

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs closer Carlos Marmol believes his team's bullpen has the potential to be among the best in baseball. Read the entire story....

    Blog | February 24, 2011
  15. Spring 2011: Chicago Cubs closer Carlos Marmol is confident in hi...

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs closer Carlos Marmol believes his team's bullpen has the potential to be among the best in baseball.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2011
  16. Cubs, White Sox back in business

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox are back to business as both teams' offices re-opened Tuesday after closing for the holidays. It appears the Cubs and Texas Rangers are still the teams that have the best matchups in a trade for Tampa Bay Ray...

    Blog | January 04, 2011