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  1. Reed has formula for staying strong

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- It might seem that Chicago White Sox closer Addison Reed is being overused if you look simply at his number of appearances the past couple of weeks. But the truth can be found behind the numbers in a strength-and-conditioning plan formu...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  2. Cubs might not be done adding to rotation

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs have done a nice job of plugging in a couple of veteran starters into a rotation that was mostly void of major league-caliber talent at the end of the season. The additions of Scott Baker and Scott Feldman gives the front office ...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  3. Williams to work on energizing Sox fans

    Bruce Levine

    CLEVELAND -- General manager Kenny Williams has hopes of making the Chicago White Sox fans' experience even more enticing in the future. Within the next couple of weeks Williams will likely have a new title as head of baseball operations. With th...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  4. Sox to adjust rotation for stretch drive

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago White Sox rotation may become a bit convoluted after the next couple of outings as manager Robin Ventura will match up his starters against Tampa and Cleveland as strategically as possible with the season on the line. The next couple o...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  5. Recently, Sox guilty of trying too hard

    Bruce Levine

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- After a couple of bad losses to the Kansas City Royals, Robin Ventura is looking for a different focus from his Chicago White Sox. The anxious Sox were all about trying to do too much in their last two games. Bad baserunning dec...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  6. Jackson left quite impression on Sveum

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum admitted Friday that making roster cuts has been the hardest thing he has had to do this spring. "There are a couple of guys who are ready to play here, especially Brett Jackson," Sveum said. "He is ready to play he...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  7. Pujols deal sets up well for Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    DALLAS -- The Chicago Cubs come away from the winter meetings with a couple of little deals on the table but also a sense that they may have gained a stronger hold on returning to prominence in the National League Central without even having made a m...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  8. Would Marlins want Zambrano?

    Bruce Levine

    SAN DIEGO -- Once Ozzie Guillen is announced as the manager of the Florida Marlins in the next couple of weeks (as a major league source says he will be), the next major step for the Marlins may be a trade that brings Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano to ...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  9. Carlos Marmol out as Chicago Cubs closer

    Bruce Levine

    After watching Carlos Marmol nearly blow another save on Friday, Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade said Marmol has lost the closer job for now.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2011
  10. Coleman's struggles don't help rotation

    Bruce Levine

    After starter Casey Coleman lasted just 2 2/3 innings in Friday's 12-2 loss to the Dodgers, the Cubs are hoping right-hander Randy Wells can return to the rotation in the next couple of weeks. Coleman failed to control his pitches Friday, giving ...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  11. Dunn would be perfect fit at Wrigley

    Bruce Levine

    After hiring a new manager in the next couple of weeks, the Chicago Cubs will concentrate their effort on filling the void of first baseman Derrek Lee. Free-agent first baseman Adam Dunn is the top priority for the Cubs. Dunn, who will be 31 on No...

    Blog | October 14, 2010
  12. Soto undergoes shoulder surgery

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs catcher Geovany Soto underwent right shoulder surgery on Monday morning to repair the AC joint that had bothered him for a couple of months, according to a team spokesman. Read the entire story....

    Blog | September 20, 2010
  13. Chicago Cubs catcher Geovany Soto underwent surgery on his right ...

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs catcher Geovany Soto underwent surgery on his right shoulder, and he should be 100 percent by Jan. 1.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2010
  14. Chicago Cubs' Derrek Lee will miss Monday's game

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs' first baseman Derrek Lee will miss action with a bulging disc in his lower back.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2010
  15. Alfonso Soriano given another day off

    Bruce Levine

    Cubs manager Lou Piniella, trying to jump start slumping outfielder Alfonso Soriano, gave him a second straight game off on Sunday. Piniella used his rotation of outfielders the last two days in order to rest Soriano. "I think a couple of days...

    Blog | August 15, 2010
  16. Comparing the '10 team to 2007

    Bruce Levine

    You'll hear over the next couple of days from many media outlets that the underachieving Cubs could be like Lou Piniella's first Chicago team in 2007. The team's record through 64 games this year is the same as it was after 64 games four years ago. ...

    Blog | June 16, 2010