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  1. Hahn sees changes being made

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn did not see the disaster of 2013 coming when he signed a three-year contract to run the team last October. Nonetheless, the 39-year-old Chicago area native is ready to roll up his sleeves and sta...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  2. Adam Dunn frustrated with time in Chicago

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- When Adam Dunn made the commitment to come to Chicago and play for the White Sox, the assumption was he would contend for the playoffs that have always eluded him. Signing a four-year, $56 million contract seemed just the right fit for ...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  3. At 7-15, Edwin Jackson expects to rebound

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Losing 15 big league games in one season is not an easy accomplishment. In his first season of a four-year, $52 million contract, Chicago Cubs starter Edwin Jackson has dealt with that adversity about as well as any professional pitcher...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  4. Samardzija: Contract talks weigh on you

    Bruce Levine

    Although starter Jeff Samardzija lost for the 10th time this season on Saturday, his value to his team remains off-the-chart. Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said before Saturday's game that conversations have been ongoing between the two side...

    Blog | August 03, 2013
  5. Cubs designate Borbon for assignment

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs designated outfielder Julio Borbon for assignment on Saturday. In a corresponding move, the Cubs selected the contract of infielder Donnie Murphy from Triple-A Iowa. Borbon was hitting .202 with one home run and thr...

    Blog | August 03, 2013
  6. Expect Cubs to be active in deadline deals

    Bruce Levine

    PHOENIX -- You can count on the Chicago Cubs continuing as sellers on the open baseball market before the window on trading without putting a player through waivers closes six days from now. With many of his players' contracts expiring, president ...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  7. Players hope Cubs extend Garza

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- To a man Monday, every Cub who heard about a possible contract extension for Matt Garza was hopeful the rumors were true. With numerous scouts in the stands and Garza pitching what was presumed to be his last game for the Cubs on Mond...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  8. Cubs add Raley, send Putnam to DL

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs selected the contract of Brooks Raley from Triple A Iowa. In a corresponding move the team put Zach Putnam on the disabled list with right elbow soreness. Raley was 5-4 with a 4.92 ERA at Iowa this season. He had his first major ...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  9. Jackson's struggles at Wrigley continue

    Bruce Levine

    Edwin Jackson, who signed a four-year, $54 million contract with the Cubs last winter, continued to struggle at Wrigley Field on Friday despite turning in his longest performance of the season. Jackson pitched into the seventh inning for the first...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  10. Carlos Marmol wants to stay with Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Despite the fact that he has lost the closer job for the second straight season, reliever Carlos Marmol insists he would like to stay with the Chicago Cubs. Marmol's contract expires after this season and he can declare free agency in Nove...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  11. Former teammates happy for Zambrano

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The news of Carlos Zambrano's return to professional baseball with the Philadelphia Phillies was not shocking to several former Chicago Cubs teammates. Zambrano signed a minor-league deal with the Phillies on Tuesday. The contract gives...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  12. Rizzo's teammates happy for him

    Bruce Levine

    The news of Anthony Rizzo signing a seven-year, $41 million contract was received well by the Chicago Cubs first baseman's teammates. "His job should be easier now," Alfonso Soriano said. "He has the money now. He works hard and deserves it. Now ...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  13. Samardzija not worried about contract

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- With Chicago Cubs core players Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo now signed to long-term contracts, will starter Jeff Samardzija be next on the list? Samardzija's agent Mark Rogers told ESPNChicago.com there is nothing to report on a pot...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  14. Valbuena proving he can handle third

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs spent the entire offseason looking for a young third baseman they could project for the future. Failing to acquire the prime player they were looking for, the front office signed Ian Stewart to a one-year $1.5 million contract. While...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  15. Sveum fights acceptance of losing

    Bruce Levine

    When Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum signed a three-year contract to join the organization after the 2011 season, he knew losing would be a part of the long-range winning formula. Losing 101 games in 2012 was comparable to putting an entire 25-man...

    Blog | March 31, 2013
  16. Sale first Sox starter to go five innings

    Bruce Levine

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- It was business as usual Monday for Chicago White Sox starter Chris Sale, who breezed through the Colorado Rockies lineup. Sale appeared unaffected by his newly acquired riches after signing a five-year, $32.5 million contract last...

    Blog | March 11, 2013