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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.

Robin Ventura. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Likely To Retain Coaching Staff

The Chicago White Sox are expected to bring back their entire coaching staff in 2015.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2014

A's right-hander and former Cub Jeff Samardzija. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Samardzija Will Consider Cubs, White Sox Equally

Bruce Levine sat down with Oakland A’s right-hander Jeff Samardzija for a Q-andA.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2014

Rick Hahn and Robin Ventura. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Don’t Rule Out High-Profile Free Agents

Rick Hahn has to decide to chase a couple big names or spread money around to a half-dozen guys.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2014

A's right-hander and former Cub Jeff Samardzija. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: A Samardzija Return To Chicago May Be In The Cards

“That is absolutely on my list,” Jeff Samardzija said of considering Chicago as a free agent destination.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2014

Cubs left-hander Travis Wood. (Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Levine: Wood Sees Season Begin To Unravel

By Bruce Levine– (CBS) – The once promising future of Cubs left-handed starter Travis Wood has taken a dramatic downturn. The eroding results of this season have shocked the pitcher and organization alike. Wood’s start [...]

09/07/2014

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

Levine: Cubs Leadoff Man/Center Fielder An Offseason Priority

The top of the batting order is where all offense begins.

09/07/2014

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

Levine: Closer Rondon Stepping Up His Game

A large part of the Cubs’ arrow pointing upward has been the improvement of the pitching staff.

09/06/2014

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

Levine: Cubs Not Surprised By Better Play As They Take The Next Step

Manager Rick Renteria believes some pitching depth would work wonders in the future.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

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

Levine: Cubs Raise Some Ticket Prices For First Time In 4 Years

Business operations says the extra money’s headed toward the team’s future payroll.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

Javier Baez. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Levine: Baez Gets His Shot At Shortstop

“It is mostly about him staying in himself and staying more focused in his zone,” Rick Renteria says of Javier Baez.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2014

Welington Castillo checks on teammate Starlin Castro after he suffered an injury sliding into home plate to score a run in the first inning Tuesday against the Milwaukee Brewers.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Castro’s Injury Will End His Season

Starlin Castro has a high left ankle sprain that will keep him out for September.

CBS Chicago–09/03/2014

Starlin Castro. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Castro’s Ankle Not Broken, But Further Test Results Still Pending

Starlin Castro is hitting .292 this season.

CBS Chicago–09/03/2014

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

Epstein Confirms Plan For Bryant

There’s a chance Bryant will spend the “vast majority” of 2015 with the Cubs, says Theo Epstein.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Rizzo’s Back Injury Could End His Season

An MRI revealed a lower back strain for Anthony Rizzo.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2014

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

Levine: Renteria Ready To Move New Chess Pieces

Despite being out of the playoff race, the Cubs can affect the pennant chase.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2014

Jorge Soler  hits a double against the Milwaukee Brewers during the second inning on September 1, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Soler Comes Up Big In Wrigley Debut

Jorge Soler’s torrid start has been a great story for the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–09/01/2014

The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, from Chicago, celebrate following their 7-5 win over Las Vegas during the United States championship game of the Little League World Series at Lamade Stadium on Aug. 23, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pa.  (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

JRW Little League Champs Saluted At Wrigley Field

The Jackie Robinson West little league champions of the United States were honored guests of the Cubs at Wrigley Field on Monday.

09/01/2014

Chicago White Sox v Kansas City Royals

Levine: Dunn Says 2014 Will Be His Last Year

Adam Dunn accepted a trade to Oakland as he prepared to begin the last month of his baseball career on Monday.

08/31/2014

Adam Dunn. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Adam Dunn Traded To Oakland A’s, Will Retire At End Of Season

Adam Dunn will finally get a chance to play in the postseason.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2014

Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox pitches to the Detroit Tigers in the first inning at U.S. Cellular Field on August 30, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

Levine: Sale Outduels Scherzer, Ties Club Strikeout Record

White Sox ace Chris Sale was dominant in winning his eleventh game after a shaky first inning.

08/30/2014

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