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  1. Rapid Reaction: Nationals 11, Cubs 6

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Here's a quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 11-6 loss to the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night at Wrigley Field: How it happened: Former Cub Scott Hairston hit a pinch-hit, three-run home run in the seventh inning off worn-out left-h...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  2. Nats president: Cubs doing it right

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Washington Nationals president and GM Mike Rizzo has built two contending teams from scratch. First as scouting director of the Arizona Diamondbacks and now as an executive of the Nationals, Rizzo has received baseball-wide acclaim for his...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  3. Cubs' Samardzija finds his mojo

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- This has not been the type of season Jeff Samardzija had initially mapped out for himself in his first chance to be the year-long go-to pitcher for the Chicago Cubs after getting shut down with two weeks to go in the 2012 campaign. But...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  4. Cubs trade for Henry Rodriguez

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs acquired right-hander Henry Rodriguez from the Washington Nationals for pitching prospect Ian Dickson on Tuesday night. Read the entire story....

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  5. Chicago Cubs get RHP Henry Rodriguez from Washington Nationals fo...

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs acquired right-hander Henry Rodriguez from the Washington Nationals for pitching prospect Ian Dickson on Tuesday evening.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  6. Cubs interested in Michael Bourn?

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs have had conversations with free agent centerfielder Michael Bourn's agent, according to a major league source. Bourn, whose agent, Scott Boras, will be seeking more than $100 million for the speedy outfielder, may not be an obvi...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  7. White Sox working the market under new GM

    Bruce Levine

    INDIAN SPRINGS, Calif. -- The always proactive Chicago White Sox continue to work the free agent and trade market under new general manager Rick Hahn at the GM meetings. "The meetings have been productive," Hahn said. "I want to caution that by sa...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  8. No plans yet to shut down Samardzija

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- While teams such as the Washington Nationals and the Chicago White Sox are trying to find ways to limit innings for their young aces, the Chicago Cubs have not yet reached that point with Jeff Samardzija. The 27-year-old has gotten to 1...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  9. Dunn always a factor at Wrigley

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago White Sox slugger Adam Dunn seemed destined to play in Chicago at some point in his career, but not necessarily on the south side. "(Former Cubs general manager) Jim Hendry and I had a great relationship," Dunn said. "At some point I want...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  10. Samardzija has look of No. 3 starter

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum named Ryan Dempster his Opening Day starter and Matt Garza his No. 2, leaving the door wide open for Jeff Samardzija to pitch the third game of the season against the Washington Nationals on April 8 at W...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  11. Will Soriano follow Zambrano out the door?

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer have stated since they were hired that the team needed to become younger and more athletic if it is to move forward. After trading Carlos Zambrano, the remain...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  12. Dale Sveum -- Chicago Cubs' interest in Prince Fielder 'media tal...

    Bruce Levine

    Manager Dale Sveum said talk of the Chicago Cubs' pursuit of free agent slugger Prince Fielder has been overblown.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2011
  13. A-Ram to Brewers tips scales

    Bruce Levine

    Although the balance of power in the NL Central shifted last week with the St. Louis Cardinals losing Albert Pujols, whatever positives the Chicago Cubs took away from that transaction were tempered by Monday's news that the rival Milwaukee Brewers w...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  14. Red Sox back at Wrigley in 2012

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs open the 2012 season at home for the second straight year for the first time since 1993-94, playing host to the Washington Nationals on April 5. The 2012 schedule, which was released on Wednesday, features the Boston Red Sox's sec...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  15. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Nationals 2

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 4-2 win over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday at Wrigley Field. How it happened: The North siders used the long ball to set the tone. Geovany Soto, Reed Johnson and Alfonso Soriano all went deep. ...

    Blog | August 10, 2011
  16. Monday lineup: Cubs host Nationals

    Bruce Levine

    The Cubs host the Washington Nationals on Monday, weather permitting. Here's the lineup facing Chien-Ming Wang: Starlin Castro, SS Darwin Barney, 2B Aramis Ramirez, 3B Carlos Pena, 1B Marlon Byrd, CF Alfonso Soriano, LF Tyler Colvin, RF Geo...

    Blog | August 08, 2011