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  1. Ryne Sandberg of Philadelphia Phillies says PED users should get ...

    Bruce Levine

    Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg said Friday he believes performance-enhancing drug users should receive two- to three-year suspensions.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2013
  2. Anthony Rizzo's production on the rise

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The 2013 season has had many twists and turns for Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. After signing a seven-year $44 million deal earlier this season, Rizzo has struggled to stabilize his approach at the plate. Judging by his last...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  3. Gregg prepared for trade deadline

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- With the trading deadline less than 48 hours away, veteran players like the Chicago Cubs' Kevin Gregg understand that a change of address may be coming soon. Gregg, who has been a lynchpin to the restructured Chicago bullpen, has been in t...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  4. Cubs activate Gillespie, DFA Rodriguez

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs added outfielder Cole Gillespie to their active roster on Sunday, and in a corresponding move to open a spot on the 40-man roster the team designated pitcher Henry Rodriguez for assignment. Gillespie, 29, cleared waive...

    Blog | July 14, 2013
  5. Rapid Reaction: Brewers 9, Cubs 3

    Bruce Levine

    MILWAUKEE -- Here's a quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 9-3 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday: How it happened: In a battle for last place in the National League Central, the Cubs' Edwin Jackson was looking for his fourth win in what has been...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  6. Castro gets first day off since 2011

    Bruce Levine

    MILWAUKEE -- Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum is giving shortstop Starlin Castro his first day off in 269 consecutive games on Tuesday against the Milwaukee Brewers. Read the entire story....

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  7. Starlin Castro of Chicago Cubs gets first day off in 269 games

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum is giving shortstop Starlin Castro his first day off in 269 consecutive games on Tuesday against the Milwaukee Brewers.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  8. Sveum marvels at Hawks' triple-OT win

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs clubhouse was buzzing with Chicago Blackhawks talk after one of the most compelling games in NHL playoff history on Wednesday night. Cubs manager and hockey fan Dale Sveum loved the mind-over-matter mentality of player...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  9. Cubs rally and new-look bullpen holds on

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs broke a four-game losing streak Tuesday, getting a late-inning rally and solid if not spectacular work by their newly configured bullpen in a 6-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. Pinch hitter Scott Hairston's eighth-inni...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  10. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 6, Brewers 3

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 6-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field. How it happened: Pinch hitter Scott Hairston's eighth-inning sacrifice fly broke a 3-all tie before David DeJesus' two-run double ma...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  11. Jackson won't blame weather for loss

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs starter Edwin Jackson had to battle the elements as well as the Milwaukee Brewers Monday in his Wrigley Field debut. With winds gusting upwards of 30 mph, Jackson watched the game get away from him in the first inning when...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  12. 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
  13. Ryan Dempster's agent, Chicago Cubs talk deal -- sources

    Bruce Levine

    The agent for free-agent pitcher Ryan Dempster has had conversations with the Cubs on a possible return to Chicago, according to major league sources.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2012
  14. Cubs hire Deer as assistant hitting coach

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs hired former major league slugger Rob Deer as assistant hitting coach. Deer will work with the Cubs' current batting instructor James Rowson, who replaced Rudy Jaramillo in June. Deer, 52, has been out of baseball the past fo...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  15. Chicago White Sox's Jake Peavy open to Zack Greinke if Ken Willia...

    Bruce Levine

    Jake Peavy, whom the Chicago White Sox acquired in a trade deadline blockbuster in 2009, is well aware of Ken Williams' reputation for bold moves, and Peavy wouldn't be opposed to Williams pulling off another one by acquiring Zack Greinke.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2012
  16. Sox open to idea of adding a starter

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Jake Peavy, whom the Chicago White Sox acquired in a blockbuster deal before the 2009 trade deadline, is well aware of Ken Williams' reputation for bold moves, and Peavy wouldn't be opposed to Williams pulling off another one by acquiring ...

    Blog | July 25, 2012