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  1. Will Monday be Garza's last Cubs start?

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Matt Garza likely could be making his final start for the Chicago Cubs on Monday against the Chicago White Sox. The Texas Rangers, Boston Red Sox , and San Francisco Giants recently have had scouts watching the 29-year-old pitcher and ...

    Blog | July 07, 2013
  2. Clevenger to have MRI on left side

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Cubs catcher-infielder Steve Clevenger was sent for an MRI on his left side after being injured on a strikeout swing to end Saturday's 3-2 loss to the San Francisco Giants. Clevenger was pinch hitting for pitcher James Russell when he t...

    Blog | April 13, 2013
  3. Cubs' defense stumbles out of gate in '13

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Although nine games is just a sample size of the 162-game schedule, the Chicago Cubs appear to have some work to do on defense. After a 7-6 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, the Cubs have committed 10 errors, the most in baseba...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  4. Konerko tabs Tigers as favorites

    Bruce Levine

    Tempe, Ariz. -- Paul Konerko believes the favorites to win the American League are the Detroit Tigers. Detroit edged out the Chicago White Sox in 2012 to win the AL Central and went on to win the pennant before losing to the San Francisco Giants...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  5. Competition could be stiff at hot corner

    Bruce Levine

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The addition of Conor Gillaspie from the San Francisco Giants creates a logjam at third base that should help make the Chicago White Sox a more balanced team going into the 2013 season. Gillaspie had little chance of making San ...

    Blog | February 23, 2013
  6. Colin Kaepernick of San Francisco 49ers clutched onto NFL dream i...

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs did everything they could to talk Colin Kaepernick into playing baseball in 2009, but the University of Nevada quarterback had a different dream that he wasn't ready to relinquish.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2013
  7. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 5, Giants 2

    Bruce Levine

    A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 5-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday at AT&T Park. How it happened: Right-hander Matt Garza won his seventh game of the season, going 6 2/3 innings and allowing two runs. The Cubs starter has not allow...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  8. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 7, Giants 0

    Bruce Levine

    A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 7-0 win over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night at AT&T Park. How it happened: Resurgent right-hander Randy Wells continued to improve late in the season, showing an outstanding change up to go along with h...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  9. Chicago Cubs place pitcher Carlos Zambrano on the disabled list

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs placed pitcher Carlos Zambrano on the disabled list Friday after lower back soreness cut short his start Thursday against the San Francisco Giants.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2011
  10. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 5, Giants 2

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Here's a quick look at the Cubs' 5-2 win over the Giants in 13 innings on Thursday. How it happened: What looked like a nice matchup between right-handers Carlos Zambrano and San Francisco's Matt Cain turned into a pitching duel between...

    Blog | June 30, 2011
  11. Friday's lineup for series finale vs. S.F.

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano is taking the day off Thursday as he rests up for the weekend series against the Chicago White Sox. Here is the lineup for the series finale against Matt Cain and the San Francisco Giants. Kosuke Fukudome,...

    Blog | June 30, 2011
  12. Hill can relate to Posey's injury

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs catcher Koyie Hill can relate to the plight of the San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey. Posey was injured during a hard collision at home plate with the Marlins' Scott Cousins on Wednesday night. Cousins lowered a shoulder a...

    Blog | May 26, 2011
  13. Friday's lineup: Cubs vs. Giants

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Jeff Baker gets the start at third base for Aramis Ramirez, who will miss Friday's game against the San Francisco Giants to attend to a personal matter. Here is the Cubs lineup against Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner: 1. Starlin...

    Blog | May 13, 2011
  14. Cubs 3, Giants 2 (10 innings)

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 3-2 win in 10 innings over a San Francisco Giants' split squad on Sunday at HoHoKam Park. The good: Randy Wells became the team's second starting pitcher to extend to six innings pitched. Wells allo...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  15. Perez's speed an asset to Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs and the San Francisco Giants tied for the fewest stolen bases in the Major Leagues last season with 55. The last real base-running threat that the Cubs featured in their lineup was outfielder Juan Pierre during the 2006 season. Th...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  16. Cubs deal Fontenot

    Bruce Levine

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Chicago Cubs have traded second baseman Mike Fontenot to the San Francisco Giants for prospect Evan Crawford, according to Cubs assistant general manager Randy Bush. Read the full story....

    Blog | August 11, 2010