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  1. Sale, Beckham help Sox into first-place tie

    Bruce Levine

    It might be a little early to start handing out All-Star ballots, but Chicago White Sox starter Chris Sale is certainly opening up some eyes around the American League. Sale won his third game of the season on Tuesday, allowing just one run in six in...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  2. Byrd's departure won't affect Jackson's path

    Bruce Levine

    The trade of centerfielder Marlon Byrd appears to have very little to do with the eventual promotion of five-tool prospect Brett Jackson from the minor leagues. Cubs management, led by president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and general ma...

    Blog | April 21, 2012
  3. Cubs' Epstein stresses efficency

    Bruce Levine

    Upon assuming the role of president of baseball operations for the, Theo Epstein made little secret of the fact that he would be taking the long view in the way he shapes the team's roster and minor league system. Epstein has no illusions, howeve...

    Blog | March 03, 2012
  4. 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
  5. Zambrano getting back on mound

    Bruce Levine

    Beleaguered Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano is wasting little time getting ready to pitch in 2012. A major league source told ESPNChicago that Zambrano has joined Caribes de Anzoategui, a winter ball team in Puerta La Cruz, Venezuela. Zambrano w...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  6. Zambrano shows mother his best stuff

    Bruce Levine

    SAN DIEGO -- Carlos Zambrano might have had a little extra incentive pitching on Monday night with his mother in the stands for the first time in his big league career. Zambrano's mother made the trip from Venezuela after getting her visa to trave...

    Blog | September 28, 2010
  7. Williams, Guillen not worried

    Bruce Levine

    Although the Chicago White Sox have the second-worst record in the American League, there appears to be very little pressure or panic as you go locker to locker in the home team clubhouse. General Manager Kenny Williams and Manager Ozzie Guillen stil...

    Blog | April 20, 2010
  8. On the road back

    Bruce Levine

    Cubs minor-league pitching coordinator Mark Riggins told general manager Jim Hendry that Carlos Zambrano looked "a little rusty" on Sunday when he pitched for the Class A Daytona Cubs.Hendry said Zambrano threw the right amount of pitches (67), cover...

    Blog | May 18, 2009