Bruce Levine

Bruce Levine Bruce Levine covers both the Cubs and the White Sox for CBSChicago.com and 670 The Score. He has been covering baseball in Chicago for more than 30 years and has written for both the Chicago Sun-Times and Sporting News.

Bruce co-hosts “Inside The Clubhouse” on Saturday mornings from 8-9 a.m. on 670 The Score.

Follow him on Twitter @MLBBruceLevine.

Robin Ventura. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox On Brink Of Season-Changing Decisions

With 32 wins in the first half of the season, the White Sox must realistically win 53 of their last 81 games to be a wild-card contender.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2015

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Levine: No Strife Between Williams, Hahn

Everyone shares in the struggles of the White Sox, GM Rick Hahn says.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon, left, general manager Jed Hoyer and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Joe Maddon, Theo Epstein To Become ‘Dead Heads’ This Weekend

The Grateful Dead will perform three sold-out shows at Soldier Field this weekend.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2015

Andre Dawson. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Andre Dawson Selling Trophies For Practical Purposes

Dawson is auctioning off his 1987 MVP award, which is valued at $100,000.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Joe Maddon Goes Off On Umpire Review, Replay System

Maddon was shocked a game-ending call was upheld Wednesday night in a loss to the Dodgers.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2015

Scott Kazmir.   (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs In Contact With Teams For Starting Pitching

The fact that Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer are in hot pursuit of starting pitching is no secret.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2015

Chris Denorfia celebrates after his walk-off sacrifice fly. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Show Mettle With Back-To-Back Wins While Facing Dodgers Aces

Chicago has won four straight and is tied for the fifth-best record in baseball.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Joe Maddon: ‘I Believe Baseball Magic Is Earned’

“I believe in all the intangibles other people don’t believe in,” Maddon says.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2015

Kris Bryant, left, is congratulated by Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Levine: Kris Bryant Takes Clayton Kershaw Deep, Homers Twice

While he was still in high school, Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant had Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw on his fantasy baseball team.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2015

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Theo Epstein Weighs Options In Trade Market

Internal improvement is the best way to build, but Epstein must weigh how quickly that will come.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2015

Carlos Sanchez, left, high-fives Adam Eaton and Melky Cabrera  after their win over the Texas Rangers at U.S. Cellular Field. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Snap 8-Game Skid

The monkey has finally been knocked off of the back of the White Sox.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2015

Alexei Ramirez.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Levine: Alexei Ramirez’s Play Puzzling

Shortstop Alexei Ramirez, the longest-tenured position player on the White Sox, has done a complete 180 in terms of his overall play this season.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2015

White Sox left-hander Chris Sale. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Chris Sale Ties Major League Strikeout Record, But Sox Lose 8th Straight

The White Sox long losing streak almost came to an end with a major league record-tying performance from ace Chris Sale on Friday night

CBS Chicago–06/20/2015

Jeff Samardzija. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Toronto Has Eyes On Jeff Samardzija

Although the White Sox haven’t officially put their players on the trade market, the buzzards have begun to fly around the team’s veteran players.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2015

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Getty Images)

Levine: It’s Groundhog Day For The White Sox

The offensive woes continue for the hapless White Sox.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2015

Rick Hahn and Robin Ventura. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Is The Truck Backing Up At U.S Cellular Field?

Getting younger skill-position defenders will be a must in any trades the Sox make in the next six weeks.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2015

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Rick Hahn Not Ready To Reveal Plan About White Sox’s Future

The first demarcation point of 60 days to evaluate the team has come and gone for the GM.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2015

White Sox outfielder Adam Eaton. (Getty Images)

Levine: The Time’s Come For White Sox To Make Hard Decisions

Change is bound to come for the White Sox with their recent struggles.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2015

Cubs prospect Kyle Schwarber. (Getty Images)

Levine: Kyle Schwarber Gets The Call To Wrigley

Schwarber will be at the big league level for a six-game cameo.

06/16/2015

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Levine: Joe Maddon Sees Improvement In Starlin Castro

Despite the 25-year-old Castro being named to three All-Star teams, some outsiders are unsatisfied with his play.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2015

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