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  1. Marmol may be too good to keep

    Bruce Levine

    Entering the final year of a three-year, $21 million contract in 2013 leaves a few open-ended question marks for closer Carlos Marmol and the Chicago Cubs. The 30-year-old career Cub is possibly the right man for the job making the wrong salary. W...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  2. Cubs owner open to eating more salary

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts said Saturday that he'd continue to be supportive of his front office if they thought moving a veteran player would be best for the team's future. "First of all, it's really up to the baseball guys to decide who ...

    Blog | January 14, 2012
  3. Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts open to possibility of eating ...

    Bruce Levine

    Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts said he's open to the possibility of eating more salary.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2012
  4. Source: Chicago Cubs may be willing to absorb much of Alfonso Sor...

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs would be willing to pay off a high percentage of Alfonso Soriano's contract if the right deal could be made, a source familiar with the situation told ESPNChicago.com.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2011
  5. Highest-paid athletes; top-paying teams

    Bruce Levine

    A list of the best-paid athletes from 182 countries reveals some surprising salaries and begs the question: Are they worth it? Top-paid players. By sport. By team. The high life.The dark side....

    Blog | April 20, 2011
  6. Highest-paid athletes; top-paying teams

    Bruce Levine

    A list of the best-paid athletes from 182 countries reveals some surprising salaries and begs the question: Are they worth it? Top-paid players. By sport. By team. The high life.The dark side....

    Blog | April 20, 2011
  7. Kerry Wood is set to join the Chicago Cubs, pending a physical

    Bruce Levine

    Right-handed pitcher Kerry Wood will return to his roots with the Chicago Cubs pending a favorable physical report by Cubs team doctors, according to a source familiar with the situation.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2010
  8. Dempster deferred $3M to help Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Ryan Dempster deferred $3 million of this season's salary during the offseason to help the Cubs gain financial flexibility, sources told ESPNChicago.com on Friday. The team used that windfall to sign outfielder Xavier Nady to a one-year...

    Blog | May 28, 2010
  9. Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster deferred salary to help team

    Bruce Levine

    Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster deferred $3 million to give club payroll flexibility.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2010
  10. Source: Chicago Cubs, Xavier Nady agree on one-year deal

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs and free-agent outfielder Xavier Nady have agreed in principle on a one-year contract pending a physical, according to a major league source.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2010
  11. Chicago White Sox save money by dealing Jim Thome, Jose Contreras...

    Bruce Levine

    Trading Jim Thome, Jose Contreras helps the Sox relieve some salary burden

    Blog | Conversation | August 31, 2009
  12. Cubs take low-risk route

    Bruce Levine

    The signing of reliever B.J. Ryan is basically a no-lose situation for the Cubs. Ryan will earn a pro-rated salary of $400,000, which means if he makes it back to the Major Leagues the team will play less than $200,000 for a possible power arm from t...

    Blog | July 16, 2009
  13. Chicago Cubs in no-lose situation by signing lefty B.J. Ryan

    Bruce Levine

    The Cubs signed lefty B.J. Ryan, a safe investment given the dividends it could pay.

    Blog | Conversation | July 16, 2009
  14. White Sox sign Colon

    Bruce Levine

    The signing of Bartolo Colon is a no-lose situation for GM Kenny Williams and the White Sox. Colon will receive $1 million in base salary and can realize another $2 million in incentives for innings pitched. However, the real bonus for the White Sox ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 15, 2009