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  1. The (not-so-) Friendly Confines in 2013

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs have set few records over the past three seasons, but on Tuesday they broke one for home losses in a season, racking up their 50th after an 8-2 defeat to the Pittsburgh Pirates. The previous record was 49 home losses in...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  2. Alex Rios of Chicago White Sox awaits fate after Texas Rangers' w...

    Bruce Levine

    The Texas Rangers have put in a claim on Chicago White Sox outfielder Alex Rios, a source told ESPN Insider Jim Bowden.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2013
  3. Rapid Reaction: Pirates 6, Cubs 2

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO - A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 6-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday at Wrigley Field. How it happened: Pittsburgh starter Francisco Liriano not only threw a complete game, he looped an RBI base hit to left field to produce th...

    Blog | July 05, 2013
  4. Rapid Reaction: Pirates 6, Cubs 2

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO - Let's take a quick look at the Pittsburgh Pirates' 6-2 win over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field: How it happened: The Cubs were dominated by A.J. Burnett, who allowed just two hits through eight innings. Alfonso Soriano hit a two-run ...

    Blog | June 08, 2013
  5. Garza's trade value rising rapidly

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Like his teammate Ryan Dempster, Chicago Cubs starter Matt Garza saved his best outing since April for some of baseball's top talent evaluators to watch during Sunday's 3-1 win over Arizona. The Cubs have talented starting pitching to t...

    Blog | July 15, 2012
  6. Chicago Cubs reach deal with Paul Maholm

    Bruce Levine

    The Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract with a club option with left-handed pitcher Paul Maholm.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2012
  7. Source -- Chicago Cubs and Paul Maholm talking contract

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs are considering signing former Pirate Paul Maholm, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2011
  8. Rapid Reaction: Pirates 3, Cubs 1

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Here's a quick look at the Cubs' 3-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday: How it happened: Ryan Dempster received early run support from Carlos Pena, who hit his 25h home run in the second inning off Pirates starter Brian Burres to...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  9. LaHair up, not in Friday's lineup

    Bruce Levine

    The Cubs called up Pacific Coast League MVP Bryan LaHair, but he's not in Friday's starting lineup. Here's the order facing the Pittsburgh Pirates' Brian Burres: Starlin Castro, SS Reed Johnson, RF Aramis Ramirez, 3B Carlos Pena, 1B Alfonso So...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  10. Cubs taking to spoiler role vs. Bucs

    Bruce Levine

    PITTSBURGH -- Relegated to the role of spoilers for the third straight season, the Chicago Cubs have at least put a crimp in the Pittsburgh Pirates' playoff hopes, handing them two losses as part of a five-game losing streak. "It's great to play c...

    Blog | August 02, 2011
  11. Quade plans more playing time for Colvin

    Bruce Levine

    PITTSBURGH -- Although part of the intent of trading Kosuke Fukudome last week to the Cleveland Indians was to find playing time for Tyler Colvin, Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade had him on the bench Sunday and Monday. Sitting Colvin was understan...

    Blog | August 02, 2011
  12. Ramirez back in Tuesday lineup

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez is back in the lineup Tuesday as the Cubs look for their second straight win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Ramirez will hit third in this lineup: Starlin Castro, SS Darwin Barney, 2B Ramirez, 3B Carlos P...

    Blog | August 02, 2011
  13. Ramirez sits out Monday against Pirates

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez will sit out Monday's opener of a four-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Here's the lineup facing Paul Maholm: Reed Johnson, RF Starlin Castro, SS Jeff Baker, 3B Geovany Soto, C Marlon Byrd, ...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  14. Sources: Pirates continue scouting Pena

    Bruce Levine

    MILWAUKEE -- Scouts from the Pittsburgh Pirates have been following Chicago Cubs first baseman Carlos Pena for more than a month, according to multiple major league sources. Read the full story....

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  15. Pittsburgh Pirates showing interest in Carlos Pena of Chicago Cub...

    Bruce Levine

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have been scouting Carlos Pena, sources say.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2011
  16. Chicago Cubs' Ryan Dempster has heated exchange with manager Mike...

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster walked away with a victory Saturday, but he walked away from manager Mike Quade after a heated exchange.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2011