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.

New Cubs bench coach Dave Martinez. (J. Meric/Getty Images)

Levine: Dave Martinez Returns To His Roots

Martinez will be Joe Maddon’s bench coach and likely work with the outfielders and baserunners.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2014

Jon Lester. (Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Noise Grows Louder

Lester’s relationship with Cubs front office members won’t be the deciding factor, Jed Hoyer says.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2014

Jeff Samardzija (Photo by Ezra Shaw).

Levine: Does Samardzija Make Sense For White Sox?

Would a run at Jeff Samardzija make sense for the Chicago White Sox?

11/29/2014

Rendering of the renovated bleachers at Wrigley Field. (Credit: Chicago Cubs)

Levine: New Wrigley Bleachers Might Not Be Done By Opening Day

The Chicago Cubs are preparing for the worst-case scenario with their bleacher renovation.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2014

Jose Abreu  hits an RBI single, scoring teammate Adam Eaton during the third inning against the Cleveland Indians. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Ventura: Abreu Still Our First Baseman

The signing of first baseman Adam LaRoche to a two-year $25 million deal may seem convoluted, but not to the baseball brass of the White Sox.

11/25/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Still In Hunt For Jon Lester

The bidding for Lester could easily reach $25 million-per.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2014

Adam LaRoche. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Report: White Sox Sign 1B Adam LaRoche

LaRoche had 26 homers and 92 RBIs last season.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2014

Miguel Montero. (Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs, White Sox Could Contend For Arizona Catcher

The Diamondbacks are considering moving Miguel Montero.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2014

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

Levine: After Duke Signing, White Sox Will Stay Active

“Zach was one of the most desirable relievers on the market,” White Sox general manager Rick Hahn says.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

Andrew Miller. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Have Eye On Andrew Miller

Miller had a 2.02 ERA and an 0.80 WHIP in 2014 as a shutdown reliever.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2014

Scott Boras. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Levine: Super-Agent Boras Thinks Cubs Will Be A Force

“If any fan base deserves it now and not tomorrow, I would say it is the Chicago Cubs,” Scott Boras says.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Source: Free Agent Pitcher Jon Lester To Visit Cubs

The Cubs will roll out the red carpet for Jon Lester early next week.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2014

White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Alexei Ramirez Is A Hot Topic At GM Meetings

The White Sox and the Mets have had trade talks, Bruce Levine writes.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2014

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

Levine: Cubs Use Video Presentation To Help Recruit Star Free Agents

The Chicago Cubs are going after top-flight talent and have taken some aggressive tactics in sending out that message.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2014

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

Levine: White Sox Focus On Smart Spending

“We are kicking the tires on all of them,” general manager Rick Hahn says.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2014

Carl Crawford. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Levine: Carl Crawford Could Be On Cubs’ Radar

Chicago needs an outfielder, left-handed hitting and a speedster. Crawford fits the bill.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2014

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

Levine: Epstein, Cubs Moving Aggressively

The Cubs have already spoken with agents for Jon Lester and Jason Hammel.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2014

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs To Be Investigated For Tampering In Maddon Signing

At issue is when agent Alan Nero had contact with the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2014

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

Levine: Cubs, White Sox Have Money To Spend As GM Meetings Open

Both Chicago clubs have in the neighborhood of $50 million to spend, if they choose.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2014

Jeff Samardzija. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Samardzija On White Sox’s Radar

Former Cubs ace Jeff Samardzija will be on the move again this offseason and the Chicago White Sox may be one of the teams that kicks the tires on a deal.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2014

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