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  1. Dunn's teammates want him to stay, win in Chicago

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Once the word was out that Adam Dunn had cleared waivers, many people -- including some in the Chicago White Sox clubhouse -- were hoping he would get an opportunity to play for a contender. The affable gentle giant has played more than 12...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  2. Isaacson: Lou may not be ready to leave

    Bruce Levine

    Melissa Isaacson interviewed a close friend of Lou Piniella, and the word is the Cubs manager may not be ready to say goodbye after this season, which is the last year of his contract with the Cubs. To read the entire article, click here....

    Blog | February 17, 2010
  3. Samardzija: Soler has to control emotions

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzjia had some tough words of advice for a potential future teammate in Jorge Soler, who was suspended five games Thursday for approaching an opponent's dugout wielding a bat during a Single-A game in Daytona...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  4. Video: Ron Santo in his own words

    Bruce Levine

    Cubs great Ron Santo reflects on his career in an interview from 1993....

    Blog | July 22, 2012
  5. Podsednik, LaHair stuck to their dreams

    Bruce Levine

    Perseverance is word often used to point out the depth of what the human spirit can drive a person to become. In the case of both Chicago Cubs first baseman Bryan LaHair and Boston Red Sox outfielder Scott Podsednik, a love of baseball and a belief i...

    Blog | June 17, 2012
  6. Tribe's Perez, Sox's Rios exchange words

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- As Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez started to celebrate his team's 7-5 win on Thursday night, Chicago White Sox outfielder Alex Rios took exception. Believing that the demonstrative closer was yelling at him, Rios wasn't so quick ...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  7. Cubs' baseball, biz plans on same page

    Bruce Levine

    True to his word, Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein has added depth to the starting rotation and cut the payroll at the same time. The Cubs are eight deep in starting pitching choices with the luxury of sending pitchers to...

    Blog | January 20, 2012
  8. Maddux has kind words for Cox

    Bruce Levine

    ATLANTA -- Long-time Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox had his No. 6 jersey retired during a ceremony before Friday's game. Cox had two stints as manager and one as GM with the franchise. He won five pennants and one World Series. One of the guest s...

    Blog | August 12, 2011
  9. Carlos Silva's exiting words annoy Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs released Carlos Silva on Sunday and team management didn't mince words when describing their feelings about Silva's verbal attack on pitching coach Mark Riggins and the Cubs organization. Read the entire story....

    Blog | March 27, 2011
  10. Chicago Cubs release Carlos Silva, voice displeasure with pitcher...

    Bruce Levine

    The Cubs, who released Carlos Silva on Sunday, are unhappy with the pitcher's parting shots.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2011
  11. Quade reserving judgment on Cubs' D

    Bruce Levine

    The Cubs have made nine errors in the first three games of spring training, but that fact hasn't upset Cubs manager Mike Quade the way it would during the regular season. "I'm trying to stay true to my word," Quade said before the Cubs made three...

    Blog | March 01, 2011
  12. Guillen has harsh words for Beckham

    Bruce Levine

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Chicago White Sox management has not considered sending struggling second baseman Gordon Beckham to the minor leagues to get his swing straightened out. Ozzie Guillen, however, wants the middle infielder to keep his focus. The m...

    Blog | May 12, 2010
  13. White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen had harsh words for Gordon Beckha...

    Bruce Levine

    White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen had harsh words for Gordon Beckham.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2010
  14. Hendry: We tried to make it work

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubsgeneral manager Jim Hendry blames only himself for the debacle that was the Milton Bradley signing in 2009. He took on the former disgruntled player and didn't mince any words doing so in responding to Bradley's scathing comments about th...

    Blog | March 10, 2010
  15. No word on Guzman's return to Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    The future status of right-handed pitcher Angel Guzman remains in doubt until an MRI is read Friday afternoon on his sore right shoulder. The often-injured Cubs reliever was recovering from left knee surgery early in spring training before complainin...

    Blog | March 05, 2010
  16. Manic Monday

    Bruce Levine

    It was a wild day at Wrigley Field with word of the team's sale, three roster moves and the Cubs' fifth win in the past six games. There really was no buzz with any of the players when they heard about the sale of the team. "It really doesn&#...

    Blog | July 06, 2009