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  1. Wood gets no decision, off to All-Star Game

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs starter Travis Wood didn't have his best command on Sunday, ending the evening with a no decision. The team's lone All-Star certainly pitched well enough to keep his team in the game. Wood pitched 5.2 innings of three-ru...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  2. Rapid Reaction: Rays 10, White Sox 4

    Bruce Levine

    How it happened: White Sox starter Gavin Floyd was working from behind the eight ball early in the game in Chicago. He was injured in the third inning and replaced by Hector Santiago. The 30-year-old pitcher was diagnosed by team trainers with a fle...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  3. Ramirez might be AL's most underrated SS

    Bruce Levine

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Ask some of the top scouts in the game and they will tell you that perhaps the most underrated infielder in American League plays shortstop for the Chicago White Sox. "This guy is totally under the radar," said a longtime talen...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  4. Konerko to Samardzija: No worries

    Bruce Levine

    As far as scary moments go, Friday's events for Paul Konerko were right there at the top of his most frightening times in the game. The White Sox captain was concerned about possible vision loss after getting hit in the head by Jeff Samardzija. ...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  5. Samardzija's ascent continues with win

    Bruce Levine

    How does one explain the emergence of Jeff Samardzija as one of the top pitchers in the National League after the new Chicago Cubs starter struggled to hang on for years? "He has been the most improved pitcher in the game from last June until rig...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  6. Wood trade may bode well for the future

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- At first glance it appears the Cubs may have gotten the short end of the Sean Marshall-Travis Wood deal that sent one of the best set-up men in the game to the Reds for a promising left handed starter. Wood struggled this spring to the...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  7. Q&A: Ohman on Dempster's all-time prank

    Bruce Levine

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Will Ohman has had a nice career with stops at both Wrigley and U.S Cellular field. I sat down for a chat with one of the funniest players in the game (just ask him). Can you compare and contrast the difference between Cub and ...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  8. Soriano 'OK' after getting hit by pitch

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano was hit on the right arm by relief pitcher Scott Linebrink in the eighth inning of the Braves-Cubs game on Wednesday night. Soriano stayed in the game and ran the bases before being replaced on defens...

    Blog | August 25, 2011
  9. Marmol finishes game in non-save situation

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Trying to help Carlos Marmol get his stuff -- and his confidence -- back, Cubs manager Mike Quade put him in the game in the ninth inning on Monday night with a five-run lead. Marmol walked two and struck out two in a somewhat shaky 29-...

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  10. Rapid Reaction: Astros 7, Cubs 3

    Bruce Levine

    Here's a quick look at the Cubs' loss on Tuesday. The good: Carlos Zambrano pitched eight strong innings, keeping his team in the game and bullpen on the bench. Zambrano broke a few Houston bats - and one of his own over his knee after striking ou...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  11. Russell shows guts but Cubs fall to BoSox

    Bruce Levine

    BOSTON -- Left-hander James Russell gave the Cubs a credible four innings Sunday, allowing three runs while keeping his team in the game. Russell, an emergency starter for injured right-hander Matt Garza, threw 57 pitches in four-plus innings after...

    Blog | May 22, 2011
  12. Quick take: Cardinals 6, Cubs 4

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 6-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field. The good: The Cubs backed starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano with a 13-hit attack. Zambrano kept his team in the game, going seven in...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  13. Season preview: Bullpen

    Bruce Levine

    The strength of the Chicago Cubs might be in their veteran bullpen led by closer Carlos Marmol. At 28, Marmol is one of the elite bullpen pitchers in the game. The difference for the Cubs this season in the pen may be the addition of Kerry Wood and t...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  14. DeWitt stays in game after collision

    Bruce Levine

    Blake DeWitt sustained a cut on his upper lip during a home-plate collision with Buster Posey during Wednesday's game. DeWitt stayed in the game on the 7-6-2 put-out at home plate....

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  15. Master plan

    Bruce Levine

    With all due respect to the White Sox general manager Kenny Williams, who's proven to be one of the most effective front office people in the game of baseball, his message on Wednesday transmitted and transcribed by the media is not much differen...

    Blog | September 23, 2009
  16. Chicago White Sox general manager Kenny Williams, owner Jerry Rei...

    Bruce Levine

    MLBPA not likely to get involved in Milton Bradley saga.

    Blog | Conversation | September 23, 2009