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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 over 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 8am-9am on 670 The Score.

Follow him on Twitter @MLBBruceLevine.

White Sox ace Chris Sale. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Sale In The Cy Young Conversation

Chris Sale is 9-1 with a 2.03 ERA and 0.86 WHIP.

CBS Chicago–12 hours ago

Gordon Beckham. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Trading Deadline Creates Tension For White Sox Players

(CBS) – With countless “deals on the table” around Major League Baseball, the uncertainty of where a man and his family will be on Aug. 1 weighs heavy on players. White Sox players such as [...]

CBS Chicago–07/21/2014

Frank Thomas. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Levine: Thomas Looking Forward To Hall Of Fame Induction

Frank Thomas will be honored next weekend in Cooperstown, N.Y.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2014

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

Levine: White Sox Listening To Offers

By Bruce Levine- (CBS) – The White Sox may not be the aggressors in any trade talks that are going on, but they won’t back away from any possible deals that make sense. With just 10 [...]

07/19/2014

Ozzie Guillen.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Levine: Ozzie’s Comments About Returning Are Met With Polite Indifference

Ozzie Guillen was quoted in the Chicago Sun-Times on Wednesday stating that when Robin Ventura was finished managing the team he would be interested in returning.

07/18/2014

Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Levine: Sale Skipped In Rotation Until Next Week

There aren’t any health concerns — the White Sox are just being cautious with their ace.

07/16/2014

Derek Jeter in his final All-Star Game appearance. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Levine: TV Money Makes ASG Format Change Unlikely

Ratings may be dropping, but advertising dollars are still there.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2014

Cubs manager Rick Renteria. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs See Progress Under New Manager

Rickey Renteria has had a successful first half to his Cubs managing career despite having a last place ball club.

07/13/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Dealing With Growing Pains

The first half of the season was a mixed bag of results for the White Sox.

07/13/2014

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Levine: Alcantara May Have To Return After Trading Deadline

Players from the Chicago Cubs farm system are making their way onto the 25 man roster.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2014

The Cubs' Anthony Rizzo, left, and Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Look To Rizzo, Castro For Leadership

Anthony Rizzo has “the heart to be a leader,” Cubs manager Rick Renteria said.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Getty Images)

Levine: Ricketts Turns Focus To Future

When will Cubs be able to spend big? Tom Ricketts is leaving that up to the front office.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2014

Jose Abreu #79 of the Chicago White Sox is congratulated by Alexei Ramirez #10 after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on June 27, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Cuban Connection Named All Stars

All Stars Jose Abreu and Alexei Ramirez were elated with the honor of being named to the American League squad for the mid-summer classic in Minneapolis, July 15.

07/06/2014

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

Levine: White Sox Getting Geared Up For Trade Activity

Like it or not White Sox fans, your team will be going through some changes before Aug. 1.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2014

Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Levine: Epstein Wishes Samardzija Well After Dealing Cubs Ace

The hometown kid from Northwest Indiana will no longer pitch for the Chicago Cubs. Jeff Samardzija was part of a six player deal that has now altered his and the teams direction for the near future.

07/05/2014

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

Levine: Scouts Say Russell Is Best Shortstop In Cubs’ System

The trade that sent Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland has brought back what many believe will be the Cubs shortstop of the future.

07/05/2014

White Sox left-hander John Danks. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Ventura Faces Tough Choices In Close Games

The resurgent career of John Danks has been a nice story in this retooling season for the White Sox.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Levine: Abreu Keeps Grabbing Awards

Jose Abreu won his second American League Rookie of the Month award in three months.

07/02/2014

Scott Carroll, right, has been part of a rotating cast of fourth and fifth starters who haven't been consistent for the White Sox. (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Levine: 4th, 5th Starters Hurting White Sox

The bottom of Chicago’s rotation has gone a combined 9-19 this season.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2014

Angels outfielder Mike Trout, center. (Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Levine: Abreu, Trout Still Unsure Of Home Run Derby Status

Angels star Mike Trout is wary of messing with his line drive-producing swing.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2014

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