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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.

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

Levine: Manny Ramirez May Join Cubs’ Coaching Staff

“We have a really nice relationship with Manny,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–1 hour ago

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

Epstein: Cubs Ready To Compete For NL Central In ’15

“We have a chance to win this division and win it on a consistent basis,” Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–18 hours ago

Paul Konerko receives a standing ovation as he his honored during a pre game ceremony before the game against the Kansas City Royals.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Konerko Thanks His Friends And The Fans On Special Day

Paul Konerko Night was all about the fans that he played for and his relationship with them.

09/28/2014

Paul Konerko gets a standing ovation from fans as he comes to bat during the second inning against the Kansas City Royals. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Konerko 0-4 As Royals Clinch

Paul Konerko only has a few at-bats left in his career.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2014

Paul Konerko #14 of the Chicago White Sox hits an RBI single against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning on September 16, 2013 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Will Retire Konerko’s No. 14, Erect Statue, Reinsdorf Confirms

White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf will wave goodbye to one of his favorite people and players this weekend as Paul Konerko retires.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2014

Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro.  (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Positive Vibes Surround Cubs As 2014 Comes To End

The record didn’t indicate it entirely, but the Cubs believe the saw plenty of growth.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

Fans at Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs To Begin Wrigley Rehab

As many as seven advertising signs may go up, but they’ll be erected on a per-sale basis.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2014

Welington Castillo (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Castillo Expects Better Performance Next Season

Welington Castillo believes he put too much pressure on himself this year.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2014

Cubs left-hander Travis Wood. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Levine: Wood Looking Forward To New Beginnings

Travis Wood needs to regain his command to lock up a spot in the 2015 rotation.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2014

Catcher Welington Castillo #5 (L) and starting pitcher Travis Wood #37 of the Chicago Cubs (R) argue with home plate umpire Mike DiMuro #16 after DiMuro called Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants safe at home, scoring on an RBI single hit by Madison Bumgarner during the fourth inning at Wrigley Field on August 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The call was not reviewed. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: With Long Baseball Games, TV Ads Are Real Culprit

Major league baseball will take a hard look during the off-season at time of game and eliminating needless delays by both the pitcher and hitter, Bruce Levine writes.

09/22/2014

Addison Russell. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Elite Cub Prospect Russell Gets Tour Of Wrigley

Addison Russell says the Cubs haven’t discussed a position change with him.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2014

Arismendy Alcantara.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Leadoff Man Wanted, Apply At 1060 W Addison

A similar sign is posted in many different clubhouses in baseball — “Wanted: a player who can get on base and steal.”

CBS Chicago–09/21/2014

Cubs infielder Javier Baez. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Baez’s Struggles May Help His Long-Term Development

Watching Javier Baez swing and miss to the tune of 81 strikeouts in 44 games has brought plenty of scrutiny on both player and organization alike.

09/20/2014

Cubs right-hander Edwin Jackson. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Levine: Jackson May Have Made Last Start As A Cub

After another embarrassing start on Friday, any other starting assignments this season or moving forward would appear questionable, Bruce Levine writes.

09/19/2014

Fans at Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Will Have New Clubhouse In 2016

Only the bleachers will get rehabbed this offseason.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

Dodgers infielder Darwin Barney. (Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Levine: Barney Returns To Wrigley As A Dodger

“It’s never easy,” Darwin Barney says of his exit from Chicago.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Move Class-A Affiliate From Kane County To South Bend

“These decisions are tough,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2014

Edwin Jackson. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Edwin Jackson Returns To Cubs Rotation

Edwin Jackson faces Clayton Kershaw on Friday at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2014

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

Levine: Cubs Won’t Commit To Major League Timetable For Kris Bryant

Kris Bryant is ignoring the talk of his major league call-up, which should come in early 2015.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2014

Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Arrieta Has Career Night, Just Misses No-Hitter

Cubs righty Jake Arrieta took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and struck out 13.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2014

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