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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 7, D-backs 6 (12)

    Bruce Levine

    PHOENIX -- The Chicago Cubs blew a six-run lead but came back to knock off the Arizona Diamondbacks in 12 innings on Wednesday night. How it happened: Nate Schierholtz doubled in the winning run off of David Hernandez in the 12th inning, scoring A...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  4. Rapid Reaction: Rockies 9, Cubs 3

    Bruce Levine

    How it happened: The Chicago Cubs were playing their best baseball of the year entering play on Saturday in Denver, having won seven of their past 10 and 14 of the previous 23. Right-handed pitcher Carlos Villanueva was on the mound facing Colorado...

    Blog | July 20, 2013
  5. Cubs pick up Fujikawa after 1st blown save

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- What looked like another disaster for the Chicago Cubs bullpen ultimately turned out well for closer Kyuji Fujikawa and his teammates on Friday. After Fujikawa blew his first save, allowing the Giants to take a 3-2 lead with three runs...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Cubs unlikely to add big-name outfielder

    Bruce Levine

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Don't expect the Chicago Cubs to make a big plunge into the outfield pool to grab a high-profile player. Although a source said last week that the Cubs brass had a conversation with agent Scott Boras about free agent Michael B...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  8. Streaking/Slumping: DeJesus gets it done

    Bruce Levine

    STREAKING Alfonso Soriano, left field: This much maligned veteran has played some very good baseball while dealing with a sore left knee all season. Soriano was 8 for 26 in his last eight games with a double and four home runs. While the fan bas...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  9. Streaking/Slumping: Unlucky Dempster

    Bruce Levine

    STREAKING 1. Ryan Dempster, SP: This unlucky pitcher should have five wins. Instead he is looking for his first victory since Aug. 10 mostly due to a lack of run support. Dempster has been almost unhittable since the start of the season and much ...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  10. Streaking/Slumping: Castro hit from start

    Bruce Levine

    STREAKING 1. Starlin Castro, SS: He has picked up where he left off in 2011 when he led the National League in hits with 207. The emerging superstar is 8-for-16 in his past four games with 5 RBIs and is batting .359 along with six stolen bases in t...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  11. Soto expects to make debut this weekend

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs catcher Geovany Soto said he will play in his first Cactus League game on Saturday or Sunday. Soto has been sidelined with a groin strain since Feb. 18, the first day pitchers and catchers reported. • Cubs mana...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  12. Sveum's no-nonsense approach just right

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- In the Chicago Cubs' Cactus League opener on Sunday they looked as sloppy on the bases as they did the previous two seasons. But even though Darwin Barney and David DeJesus were picked off first base in the same inning, there is a ...

    Blog | March 04, 2012
  13. Cubs spring preview: Outfield

    Bruce Levine

    With pitchers and catchers reporting to Mesa, Ariz., on Saturday, Bruce Levine previews the Cubs roster by position this week. The Chicago Cubs have an incomplete look to their outfield. The front office has been trying to move Alfonso Soriano and...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  14. Video: Catching up with the Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    Sarah Spain talks with some Cubs about the club's new marketing slogan and the expectations of the Cubs' new management team....

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  15. Cubs head into meetings with questions

    Bruce Levine

    As the Chicago Cubs' newly installed front office, led by president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer, head to this year's winter meetings, here's a look at some of the team's most pressing questions. 1. How will t...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  16. Chicago Cubs sign David DeJesus

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs have signed outfielder David DeJesus to a free-agent contract.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2011