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  1. Nats president: Cubs doing it right

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Washington Nationals president and GM Mike Rizzo has built two contending teams from scratch. First as scouting director of the Arizona Diamondbacks and now as an executive of the Nationals, Rizzo has received baseball-wide acclaim for his...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  2. No reason to believe Ryno won't succeed

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- I have known Ryne Sandberg since that September day in 1981 when he got his first and only hit as a Philadelphia Phillie. Sandberg, who had just turned 22, singled against Cubs starter Mike Krukow at Wrigley Field. Sandberg was traded ...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  3. Cubs' bats hitting new lows on homestand

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs' offense has been unproductive all season but during this current seven-game homestand the bats have been more inept than usual. Cincinnati Reds starter Mike Leake and closer Aroldis Chapman held the Cubs to three hits...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  4. Texas glad to have former Chicago catchers

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux has been thrilled with his tandem of former Chicago catchers. Veterans A.J. Pierzynski and Geovany Soto have worked hand in hand with Maddux on the daily preparation of his pitching staff. "The ...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  5. Danks hit hard by Trout in third spring start

    Bruce Levine

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Facing arguably the toughest lineup in baseball, Chicago White Sox starter John Danks was presented with his greatest challenge Thursday since returning to the mound this spring. Danks' third start of spring training was against a...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  6. Sox assistant Gellinger hospitalized

    Bruce Levine

    DETROIT -- Chicago White Sox assistant hitting coach Mike Gellinger is recovering in a Baltimore hospital after blacking out in his hotel room on Wednesday. According to Sox general manager Ken Williams, Gellinger suffered trauma to the vertebrae...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  7. Video: Buster on Youkilis trade

    Bruce Levine

    ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney calls in to "Mike & Mike in the Morning" to discuss the White Sox acquiring Kevin Youkilis from the Red Sox and how his presence will aid the Chicago lineup....

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  8. Video: Chances of Dempster trade

    Bruce Levine

    ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney joins Mike & Mike in the Morning to break down the possibility that the Cubs could trade Ryan Dempster and the chances that he could wind up in Boston....

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  9. Preparation big difference with these Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The difference between the Mike Quade-run Chicago Cubs and Dale Sveum's group might be in preparation. This season's team got used to extra fielding and hitting practice after Cactus League games early in March. "This manager and coa...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  10. 2011 in Review: Top 5 Cubs stories

    Bruce Levine

    1. Theo Epstein hired: In a franchise-altering decision, Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts decided to create a new position, president of baseball operations, in order to interview and hire Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein. Epstein, who h...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  11. Maddux joining his brother in Texas

    Bruce Levine

    Greg Maddux is leaving the Chicago Cubs again. Maddux joined the Texas Rangers, where his brother Mike is the pitching coach, as a special assistant. "Yeah, it's true. I'm going to go work with my brother in Texas," Maddux told ESPNChicago.com'...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  12. Source: Cubs zeroing on a manager hire

    Bruce Levine

    MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Cubs are zeroing in on the hiring of their next manager, a major league source told ESPNChicago.com Wednesday. Cubs executives Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer met with Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum on Tuesday night in Milwa...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  13. Alomar may be Cubs' front-runner

    Bruce Levine

    If the Chicago Cubs' managerial search were a golf tournament, you'd have to say the leaders are in the clubhouse with a round to go. The team's front office - led by president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and GM Jed Hoyer - completed its four...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  14. Maddux could be favorite for Cubs job

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Mike Maddux's interview with the Chicago media was an A-plus. His time spent with Cubs officials was the same, and he may be the favorite to be the Chicago Cubs' next manager. That is if he and his family say yes. The 50-year-old Tex...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  15. Quade doesn't lament roster with Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    Former Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade said Wednesday he doesn't believe his fate was sealed by the lack of a quality roster for the 2011 season. Read the entire story....

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  16. Maddux next up for Cubs on Wednesday

    Bruce Levine

    Although Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux turned down an interview with the Boston Red Sox for their managerial job, he will drop in on Theo Epstein and Co. on Wednesday at Wrigley Field as he goes through a formal interview process. Maddu...

    Blog | November 08, 2011