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  1. Streaking Jordan Danks hits game winner

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox are starting to get significant contributions from their farm system products. Jordan Danks' latest hot streak culminated with a game-changing, two-run base hit in the eighth inning against Houston Astros reliever...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  2. Rapid Reaction: White Sox 4, Astros 3

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox rallied in the eighth inning to eclipse the Houston Astros and go on to a 4-3 victory. How it happened: Jordan Danks' career-high third hit of the game plated the tying and go-ahead runs in the eighth. The White S...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  3. Rapid Reaction: Astros 8, White Sox 3

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Here's a quick look at the White Sox's first interleague play defeat of the season against the Houston Astros on Friday night. How it happened: The White Sox began the second round of interleague play against the Astros, a team they had...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  4. Quade ejected for seventh time this year

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade was ejected in the eighth inning of Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Houston Astros after disputing the umpire's placement of runners after a home run call was reversed to a double. Third base umpire Marty Foster sent Starl...

    Blog | September 18, 2011
  5. Rapid Reaction: Astros 3, Cubs 2

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 3-2 loss to the Houston Astros on Sunday at Wrigley Field. How it happened: Ryan Dempster threw 33 first-inning pitches, allowing three runs. Dempster was coming off a game in which he threw 128 pit...

    Blog | September 18, 2011
  6. Cubs' momentum is stranded in Houston

    Bruce Levine

    HOUSTON -- When you can't score with men on first and third and nobody out on two occasions, or bases loaded and no one out, you're asking for a loss. And after leaving 12 men on base Wednesday, the Cubs got what they were asking for with a 4-3 lo...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  7. Rapid Reaction: Astros 4, Cubs 3

    Bruce Levine

    HOUSTON -- Here's a quick look at the Cubs' 4-3 loss to the Houston Astros on Wednesday. How it happened: Down 4-3 in the ninth inning, the Cubs had runners on first and third with no outs and failed to score. Pitcher Casey Coleman, who was called u...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  8. Wear and tear led to Marmol's woes

    Bruce Levine

    Looking at the wear and tear on the Cubs' bullpen -- and closer Carlos Marmol in particular -- it's pretty easy to see how you can end up with Marmol yielding Tuesday nights' walk-off grand slam by Houston's Brian Bogusevic. Only one Cubs starter ...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  9. Marmol's 'bad day' blows win for Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    HOUSTON -- What looked like an easy victory for the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night turned into a nightmarish loss. Closer Carlos Marmol surrendered a walk-off grand slam to Houston Astros pinch hitter Brian Bogusevic with one out in the ninth and t...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  10. Rapid Reaction: Astros 6, Cubs 5

    Bruce Levine

    HOUSTON -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 6-5 loss to the Houston Astros on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park. How it happened: Brian Bogusevic hit a ninth-inning grand slam off Cubs closer Carlos Marmol. The Cubs put up two first-inning runs in s...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  11. Ricketts spends freely on draft picks

    Bruce Levine

    HOUSTON -- It didn't take Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts long to let the fan base see his commitment to the future. The Cubs spent $12 million signing draft picks this summer, including a $2.662 million payout to No. 1 pick Javier Baez, an in...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  12. Cubs sign 18 of top 20 draft picks

    Bruce Levine

    HOUSTON -- The Chicago Cubs signed 18 of their first 20 draft picks from the June 2011 amateur draft, including their top seven picks. Their eighth-round pick, Taylor Dugas, who played centerfield at Alabama, was not signed. First-round pick Ja...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  13. Players await comments from Ricketts

    Bruce Levine

    HOUSTON -- As Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts tours the minor leagues, things are looking up for the North siders, who have won 12 of their last 15 games. Ricketts is expected to address the team's current and future plans within the next 10 d...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  14. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Astros 3

    Bruce Levine

    HOUSTON -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday at Minute Maid Park. How it happened: Veteran right-hander Rodrigo Lopez gave the Cubs 5 1/3 decent innings in his ninth start of the season. Two-run doub...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  15. Source: Ricketts to discuss Cubs' future

    Bruce Levine

    HOUSTON -- Chicago Cubs chairman of the board Tom Ricketts will make an announcement on the team's future and share his view of the state of the Cubs, within the next 10 days, according to a source. Read the entire story....

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  16. Source - Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts to speak about team's...

    Bruce Levine

    Source: Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts to speak about team's future.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2011