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  1. Rapid Reaction: Indians 7, White Sox 1

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Here's a quick look at the Chicago White Sox's 7-1 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Sunday: How it happened: After a 4 hour, 23 minute rain delay, left-handed pitcher Chris Sale went to the mound in hopes of salvaging the last game of t...

    Blog | September 15, 2013
  2. Run support continues to dog Quintana

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Bad luck appears to be the residue of poor offensive support for starter Jose Quintana. The impressive Chicago White Sox pitcher continues to throw outstanding games, with nothing to show for it. Quintana tossed seven shutout innings We...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  3. Konerko: Sale 'tough kid, wants to be great'

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox team captain Paul Konerko takes special pride in beating the contenders this time of the season. The 37-year-old first baseman drove in two runs in support of All-Star pitcher Chris Sale, who dominated against the defe...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  4. Chris Rusin still a work in progress

    Bruce Levine

    As the Chicago Cubs develop their rotation for the future, certain road bumps will occur for the young pitchers trying to claim a starting spot for 2014 and beyond. Left-hander Chris Rusin, who had been impressive in most of his previous nine majo...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Samardzija, Wood seeking 200 innings

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Although the Chicago Cubs are mostly just playing out the string of September games, starting pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Travis Wood both have the goal completing 200 innings on the mound for the season. Both pitchers have been progre...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  7. Cubs call up three pitchers and a catcher

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs called up four players from their minor league system on Tuesday. RHP Justin Grimm, LHP Brooks Raley and catcher J.C. Boscan were recalled from Class AAA Iowa. LHP Zach Rosscup was selected from Iowa and added to the 40...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  8. Cubs' Samardzija finds his mojo

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- This has not been the type of season Jeff Samardzija had initially mapped out for himself in his first chance to be the year-long go-to pitcher for the Chicago Cubs after getting shut down with two weeks to go in the 2012 campaign. But...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  9. Arrieta to start vs. Cards; Villanueva to pen

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs moved Carlos Villanueva to the bullpen and promoted pitcher Jake Arrieta from Triple-A Iowa on Thursday. Read the entire story....

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  10. Sale gets rare run support in win

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- After receiving the least amount of offensive run support per start (2.57) of any rotation pitcher in baseball this season, Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale's ship came in on Monday evening. Chicago scored six runs for the left-handed pitc...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  11. White Sox deliver a victory for Sale

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The 2013 season has been frustrating for every Chicago White Sox player but possibly none more than All-Star pitcher Chris Sale. The ace left-hander has received an average of 2.47 runs per start this season, the worst run support for ...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  12. Jake Peavy prepped for likely trade

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- A clubhouse attendant walked into the Chicago White Sox's locker room with five suitcases and Jake Peavy in tow. The veteran pitcher is preparing for what seems to be inevitable, a trade that would end his four-year tenure with the team. ...

    Blog | July 28, 2013
  13. Jake Peavy preparing for likely trade from Chicago White Sox

    Bruce Levine

    Jake Peavy is preparing for what seems to be inevitable, a trade that would end his four-year tenure with the White Sox.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2013
  14. Cubs players will miss Garza

    Bruce Levine

    PHOENIX -- Chicago Cubs players who watched teammate Matt Garza get caught in the trade winds this week were not shocked by Monday's deal that sent the pitcher to the Texas Rangers. Garza related to his teammates early last week that he was told by ...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  15. Carlos Villanueva snakebitten vs. Rockies

    Bruce Levine

    DENVER -- Every pitcher seems to have one team that has his number, and Chicago Cubs starter Carlos Villanueva has certainly found the Colorado Rockies to be that team. The veteran pitcher was ambushed by the Rockies for the second time in 2013 on...

    Blog | July 21, 2013
  16. Rapid Reaction: Rockies 9, Cubs 3

    Bruce Levine

    How it happened: The Chicago Cubs were playing their best baseball of the year entering play on Saturday in Denver, having won seven of their past 10 and 14 of the previous 23. Right-handed pitcher Carlos Villanueva was on the mound facing Colorado...

    Blog | July 20, 2013