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  1. Adam Dunn frustrated with time in Chicago

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- When Adam Dunn made the commitment to come to Chicago and play for the White Sox, the assumption was he would contend for the playoffs that have always eluded him. Signing a four-year, $56 million contract seemed just the right fit for ...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  2. At 7-15, Edwin Jackson expects to rebound

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Losing 15 big league games in one season is not an easy accomplishment. In his first season of a four-year, $52 million contract, Chicago Cubs starter Edwin Jackson has dealt with that adversity about as well as any professional pitcher...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  3. 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
  4. Jackson's struggles at Wrigley continue

    Bruce Levine

    Edwin Jackson, who signed a four-year, $54 million contract with the Cubs last winter, continued to struggle at Wrigley Field on Friday despite turning in his longest performance of the season. Jackson pitched into the seventh inning for the first...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  5. Rizzo's teammates happy for him

    Bruce Levine

    The news of Anthony Rizzo signing a seven-year, $41 million contract was received well by the Chicago Cubs first baseman's teammates. "His job should be easier now," Alfonso Soriano said. "He has the money now. He works hard and deserves it. Now ...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  6. Valbuena proving he can handle third

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs spent the entire offseason looking for a young third baseman they could project for the future. Failing to acquire the prime player they were looking for, the front office signed Ian Stewart to a one-year $1.5 million contract. While...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  7. Jackson again comes up short of a win

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Edwin Jackson was the Chicago Cubs' top offseason free-agent signing last winter and, although it is early in the 2013 season, to this point the four-year $52 million commitment doesn't appear to be a good value. After Sunday's 7-4 los...

    Blog | May 05, 2013
  8. Pierzynski returns to Chicago

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- A.J. Pierzynski returned to the city he called home for eight seasons Tuesday evening, but with a new team. After leaving the Chicago White Sox as a free agent, the catcher signed a one-year, $7.5 million deal with the Texas Rangers. Comin...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  9. Sale first Sox starter to go five innings

    Bruce Levine

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- It was business as usual Monday for Chicago White Sox starter Chris Sale, who breezed through the Colorado Rockies lineup. Sale appeared unaffected by his newly acquired riches after signing a five-year, $32.5 million contract last...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  10. With deal done, Sale focusing on season

    Bruce Levine

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale is relieved to be able to put his contract negotiations behind him and focus on the season after the club announced Thursday his new deal which could total $60 million. "The worst part of thi...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  11. Sox, Sale agree to five-year deal

    Bruce Levine

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Chicago White Sox and left-handed pitcher Chris Sale have agreed on a five-year contract extension worth $32.5 million with two options years that could bring the deal up to $60 million, the team announced on Thursday. Read ...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  12. Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox agree to five-year deal

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago White Sox and left-handed pitcher Chris Sale have agreed on a five-year contract worth almost $60 million, the team announced on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  13. Marmol hopes to be Cub in '13 and beyond

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- Entering the final year of his contract, closer Carlos Marmol hopes he stays with the Chicago Cubs this season and beyond. The 30-year-old Marmol, who is in the final season of a three-year, $21 million contract, is dealing with a ...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  14. Ventura's decision reflects uniqueness

    Bruce Levine

    GLENDALE -- Ariz. -- There are very few people who have the conviction to turn down millions of dollars without batting an eye. Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura happens to be a one-in-a-million type individual who did precisely that last Octob...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  15. Peavy: Tigers, not Sox, are team to beat

    Bruce Levine

    Jake Peavy will not concede the 2013 American League Central Division race to any other team. However, the veteran pitcher, who signed a two-year, $29 million contract to return to the White Sox in November, believes that the defending American Leag...

    Blog | January 26, 2013
  16. Source: Cubs sign Scott Hairston

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs have signed free agent outfielder Scott Hairston to a two-year contract worth up to $6 million, according to a source with knowledge of the negotiations. Read complete story here....

    Blog | January 23, 2013