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 “The Hot Stove Show” on Saturday mornings from 8 a.m.- 9 a.m. on 670 The Score.

Follow him on Twitter @MLBBruceLevine.

Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks. (Getty Images)

Levine: Kyle Hendricks Gets Most Out Of His Ability

Hendricks will be the Cubs’ No. 4 starter.

CBS Chicago–6 hours ago

Hector Rondon. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Hector Rondon Confident In Closer’s Role For Cubs

“We have grown together in the bullpen,” Rondon says.

CBS Chicago–7 hours ago

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

Levine: Jeff Samardzija Could Make Historic Opening Day Start

Samardzija started on Opening Day for the Cubs in 2014 and could now do the same for the White Sox this season.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2015

Carlos Rodon (Courtesy Chicago White Sox)

Levine: Sale Injury Leaves Possible Opening For Rodon

“The door is open” for Carlos Rodon, pitching coach Don Cooper said.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2015

Minnie Minoso. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Minoso A True Baseball Legend

Orestes “Minnie” Minoso was more than just a former Chicago White Sox player.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2015

Jason Motte. (Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Levine: Motte Could Add Veteran Leadership In Cubs Bullpen

Not too long ago Jason Motte was pitching in the World Series for the St. Louis Cardinals. Today, Motte is making his way back from injury and hoping to re-establish himself as a quality bullpen man again.

02/28/2015

Javier Baez  hits a single in the 1st inning against the Milwaukee Brewers.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Baez Not Intimidated By Pitchers

Standing in the batter’s box against one of the top five pitchers in baseball really didn’t faze Javier Baez.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2015

White Sox center fielder Adam Eaton crashes into the wall in 2014. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Adam Eaton Aims To Stay Healthy For Full Season

Eaton goes all-out in center field, sometimes to his detriment.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2015

White Sox reliever Jake Petricka. (Getty Images)

Levine: Jake Petricka Finding A New Bullpen Role

After closing last season, Petricka will likely be the lead right-handed setup man.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2015

Manny Ramirez. (Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images)

Levine: Manny Will Be Manny In Cubs Camp

Suiting up for the first day of practice, the former All Star outfielder will retain the title of consultant for major and minor league hitting.

02/25/2015

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Tom Ricketts Envisions Cubs Playoff Run

“It is about getting out on the field and getting it started,” Ricketts said.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2015

Micah Johnson. (Rob Tringali/Getty Images)

Levine: Micah Johnson Has Leg Up On Competiton

The main battle to be won in White Sox camp will be the second base position.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2015

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

Levine: Epstein Lauds Ramirez, Doesn’t Close Door On Sosa

With Manny Ramirez in the fold, could the Cubs embrace Sammy Sosa again?

CBS Chicago–02/24/2015

Starlin Castro swings at a pitch against the Cincinnati Reds. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Levine: Staying Healthy On, Off Field A Priority For Starlin Castro

Castro was in the area of two shootings in the Dominican Republic in the offseason.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2015

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Bryant Asked To Play Outfield This Spring

Although 23-year-old phenom Kris Bryant will compete for the Cubs third-base job this spring, learning another position will be a part of his experience in Mesa.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2015

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Jose Abreu Primed For Big Season

Manager Robin Ventura must split up time for Abreu and Adam LaRoche between first base and DH.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2015

John Danks. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Levine: Danks An Important Part Of Sox Rotation

The most senior member of the Chicago White Sox pitching staff may have the most to prove going into the 2015 season.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2015

Welington Castillo. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Castillo Will Catch On Somewhere

Having three catchers on a 25-man roster just isn’t realistic for any major league team.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2015

White Sox left-hander Chris Sale. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Levine: Chris Sale, Jeff Samardzija Aim To Dominate

With renewed pitching depth, the White Sox are feeling really confident.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2015

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

Levine: Cubs Management Eager For First Winning Season Together

“We have a really nice culture,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2015

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