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.

General manager Jim Hendry

Levine: Jim Hendry, Jason McLeod Also In The Mix For Mariners GM Job

The White Sox’s Kenny Williams isn’t the only exec with a Chicago connection who could get a call from Seattle, Bruce Levine writes.

08/28/2015

Avisail Garcia. (Getty Images)

Levine: Avisail Garcia Is A Work In Progress For White Sox

Garcia has flashed his talent but also lacks consistency and the power many thought him to have.

CBS Chicago–08/27/2015

Chris Sale.  (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Levine: Chris Sale Would Bring Huge Return In Offseason Deal

What would other teams give up for one of the most dominant pitchers in baseball?

CBS Chicago–08/26/2015

Kenny Williams. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: New Challenge May Be Right At Home For Kenny Williams

The time to move on is rarely seen by most of us who toil at a profession and knock out a living and a career.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2015

Cubs reliever Jason Motte. (Getty Images)

Levine: Winning Comes With A Price For Cubs

Jason Motte is headed to the DL after a heavy workload out of the bullpen.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2015

Cubs right-hander Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Levine: 5 Cubs Home Runs Support Jason Hammel Victory

Hammel got all the runs he needed with a long ball barrage by his teammates.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2015

Cubs reliever Hector Rondon. (Getty Images)

Levine: ‘The Vulture’ Bullpen Is Back For The Cubs

The Cubs have 27 bullpen wins this season, tops in the majors.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2015

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

Levine: Theo Epstein, Cubs Are A Long-Term Match

“I am committed to the Cubs and could not be happier,” Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2015

A.J. Pierzynski. (Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Levine: A.J. Pierzynski Too Busy Playing To Worry About The Future

Retirement’s coming sooner or later for Pierzynski, but he hasn’t decided yet.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2015

Cubs shortstop Addison Russell. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Addison Russell Making Strides At Shortstop

It hasn’t been perfect, but so far the infield shuffling of Cubs manager Joe Maddon has gone well.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2015

Cubs infielder-outfielder Chris Coghlan slides into third base. (Getty Images)

Levine: Tigers Put Temporary Damper On Cubs’ Playoff Drive

Chicago now leads San Francisco by three games for the second NL wild-card berth.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2015

Kyle Schwarber is congratulated by Cubs teammates after homering. (Getty Images)

Levine: Kyle Schwarber Takes Heat Off Rookie Teammates

Schwarber’s hitting .310 with 30 RBIs in 35 games.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 17: Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies celebrates with teammates after a win over the the Miami Marlins 6-4 at Citizens Bank Park on September 17, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Levine: With Utley Out Of Picture, Cubs Still Looking To Add Talent

Chase Utley is unlikely to be moved in a waiver deal, so the Cubs are considering other options.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2015

White Sox ace Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Levine: Chris Sale No-Hitter Or 20-Strikeout Performance Seems Inevitable

Sale was dominant Sunday, striking out 15 Cubs in seven innings of one-hit ball.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2015

Cubs' Jorge Soler, left, and Kris Bryant. (Getty Images)

Levine: Young Cubs Thrive On Each Others’ Paths

The phrase “youth will be served” can be applied to the Chicago Cubs and their recent charge toward the 2015 National League playoffs.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2015

Cubs shortstop Addison Russell slides in safety ahead of the tag by White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Extend Win Streak To 9

The Cubs’ winning streak is their longest since 2008.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2015

Cubs reliever Pedro Strop. (Getty Images)

Levine: Some Frown Upon On-The-Field Celebration

Did Cubs pitcher Pedro Strop — by exaggerating his body movements after striking out two White Sox hitters to end the eighth inning — cross the line of baseball’s unwritten rules?

CBS Chicago–08/15/2015

White Sox right-hander Jeff Samardzija. (Getty Images)

Levine: Jeff Samardzija Will Remain Hot Free Agent, Despite Downturn

Samardzija still has a strong case for a big payday, Bruce Levine writes.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2015

Chase Utley. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Levine: If Not Chase Utley, Cubs Need A Player Like Him

The Cubs will be cautious so as to not upset team chemistry.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2015

Kyle Schwarber is congratulated by Cubs teammates after homering. (Getty Images)

Levine: Home Runs Ignite Cubs’ Seventh Straight Win

Chicago hit five home runs in a win against Milwaukee on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2015

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