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 a.m.- 9 a.m. on 670 The Score.

Follow him on Twitter @MLBBruceLevine.

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

Levine: Jake Arrieta Shows He’s Human In Rare Home Loss

Arrieta allowed three runs in a Cubs loss to the Reds on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2015

Hector Rondon. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Lockdown Bullpen Getting Job Done For Cubs

A strong closer, hard-throwers and a veteran presence has been the winning formula for Chicago.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2015

Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler celebrates his game-winning two-run home run Sunday with Welington Castillo.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Offense Balanced To Win

More left-handed hitters have given Chicago lineup balance.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2015

White Sox left-hander Chris Sale. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Chris Sale Makes Successful 2015 Debut

Sale allowed just one run in six innings Sunday in his season debut.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2015

Jose Abreu.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Levine: Jose Abreu Could Play Third Base Soon

White Sox fans should be ready for the unpredictable when it comes to interleague play.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2015

Adam Eaton, Melky Cabrera  and Avisail Garcia  leap in the celebration after a win over the Minnesota Twins.   (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/ Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Come Back For First Victory Of Season

The five-game wait might not have been worth it, but the first win of the 2015 season was a relief for the Chicago White Sox.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2015

White Sox right-hander Hector Noesi. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Pitching Off To Slow Start

Chicago doesn’t have a quality start through four games, all losses.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2015

Robin Ventura. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Unfazed By Slow Start

“You cannto look at the first three games and predict the season,” David Robertson says.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Joe Maddon Savors His 1st Victory With Cubs

“Wonderful feeling,” Maddon said after a 2-0 win against the Cardinals.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Throwing Issue Goes Viral

The Cubs aren’t as concerned about Lester as the national media seems to be.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2015

Wrigley Field concourse. (Getty Images)

Levine: Day 2 At Wrigley Is Portable Wednesday

Given the issues on Opening Night, the Cubs have augmented their restrooms in left field.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2015

Cubs starter Jon Lester gives the ball up to manager Joe Maddon in the fifth inning Sunday night. Chicago lost 3-0 to St. Louis. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Not Quite Ready For Prime Time

In reality, new Cubs ace Jon Lester was making his last spring training start, as opposed to his first outing of the 2015 regular season on Sunday evening.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2015

The new 3,990-square-foot video screen in left field at Wrigley Field. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: New Cubs Video Board A Hit

Responses to the big video board were largely positive.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2015

Jeff Samardzija. (Photo by Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Levine: Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson Ready For Opener Despite Marginal Spring Results

The White Sox’s two highest paid pitchers completed their Cactus League season with marginal results.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2015

Chris Sale. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Levine: Chris Sale Dominant In Minor League Start

Sale struck out 13 and allowed just two hits in six innings.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2015

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

Levine: Cubs Ready To Compete After A 5-Year Drought

“It’s about getting it done,” Anthony Rizzo says.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Jon Lester Builds Up Pitch Count, Is Ready For Opener

“There will be adrenaline” come Sunday night, Lester says.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2015

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu, left, and Alexei Ramirez. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox See A Playoff Berth In Their Future

“The idea is compete well in your division and get hot at the right time and win a World Series,” Adam Eaton says.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2015

Kris Bryant. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Theo Epstein On Kris Bryant Call-Up: ‘Sooner Than Later’

Bryant will begin the season at Triple-A Iowa after a tremendous Cactus League campaign.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2015

Javier Baez. (Getty Images)

Levine: Theo Epstein, Joe Maddon Finally Agree On Javier Baez

“In a healthy organization, there should be different opinions expressed,” Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2015

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