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.

Levine: Cubs’ Offensive Drought Puts Them In Precarious Spot In NLCS

The Cubs have scored just three runs in the first two games and haven’t gotten a hit off the Dodgers’ bullpen.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2017

Levine: Cubs Turn To Jon Lester In Hopes Of Evening NLCS

With a career 2.57 ERA in the postseason, Lester is again being counted upon in a pivotal game.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2017

Levine: Bullpen Change Blows Up For Cubs In Game 1 Loss To Dodgers

Hector Rondon allowed the go-ahead homer, and three Cubs relievers combined to give up three runs in three innings.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2017

Levine: Cubs Hope Hector Rondon Helps Reinforce Bullpen In NLCS

Rondon was left off the NLDS roster but could now be counted on in big NLCS moments.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2017

Levine: In Kyle Hendricks The Cubs Trust

Hendricks has a career 1.98 ERA in eight postseason starts. The Cubs are in need of another gem in Game 5.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2017

Levine: Cubs’ Attitude Toward Win-Or-Go-Home Game 5? ‘Been Here Before’

The Cubs offense is scuffling, scoring just eight runs in four games against the Nationals.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2017

Levine: All Systems Go For Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg In Game 4

“It does not change anything for us and what we do,” Cubs outfielder Jon Jay says.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2017

Levine: Cubs, Nationals Wanted Early Start For Postponed Game 4, But MLB Says It Wasn’t An Option

TBS got its wish in Tuesday’s postponed Game 4, now moved to Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2017

Levine: Cubs Display Championship Mettle In Rally

“We never quit,” Albert Almora Jr. said after the Cubs rallied for a crucial 2-1 win against the Nationals in Game 3.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2017

Levine: Cubs’ Jake Arrieta Savoring Scene As He Prepares For Nationals

Arrieta is focused on the big games at hand but is also aware his time with the Cubs is likely winding down.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2017

‘Selective Aggression’ On Minds Of Kyle Schwarber, Cubs Against Nationals’ Max Scherzer

“When you do get your pitch from him, just make sure you don’t miss it,” Schwarber says of facing Scherzer.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2017

Levine: Cubs’ Jose Quintana Ready For First Playoff Start

“This is a huge game for me,” Quintana says. “I believe it is a huge opportunity as well.”

CBS Chicago–10/08/2017

Levine: Cubs Stay Even-Keeled After Bullpen Meltdown Changes Complexion Of Series

The Nationals rallied with five runs in the eighth inning to even the NLDS at 1-1.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2017

Levine: Keeping Trea Turner Off Base A Big Focus For Cubs In Game 2

“I do expect a lot of aggressiveness out there from them,” Cubs manager Joe Maddon says.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2017

Levine: Cubs Grind Out Game 1 Win

“We really trust each other,” Anthony Rizzo says. “That is the big, big thing for us.”

CBS Chicago–10/07/2017

Levine: Kris Bryant, Bryce Harper In The Mutual Admiration Society

“Hopefully we kick his butt on the field,” Bryant says of Harper.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2017

Levine: Need For Speed, Jake Arrieta’s Health Determine Cubs’ Roster For NLDS

The inclusion of outfielder Leonys Martin was the odd choice by the Cubs, but he has speed and is excellent defensively.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2017

Levine: Aura Of Cubs’ Kyle Hendricks Continues To Grow

“He never shows any emotion,” Kris Bryant says of Hendricks.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2017

Levine: Cubs Know They Have Work Cut Out For Them Against ‘Excellent’ Stephen Strasburg

Strasburg was brilliant after the All-Star break, going 6-1 with a 0.86 ERA and 76 strikeouts in 62 2/3 innings.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2017

Cubs Fallout Still In Mind, Dusty Baker Believes Nationals’ Championship Story ‘Already Written’

Baker admitted there’s extra motivation to beat the Cubs, whom he managed from 2003-’06.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2017

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