Bruce Levine

Bruce Levine Bruce Levine covers both the Cubs and the White Sox for 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 8-9 a.m. on 670 The Score.

Follow him on Twitter @MLBBruceLevine.

White Sox right-hander Jeff Samardzija. (Getty Images)

Levine: Jeff Samardzija Will Remain Hot Free Agent, Despite Downturn

Samardzija still has a strong case for a big payday, Bruce Levine writes.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2015

Chase Utley. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Levine: If Not Chase Utley, Cubs Need A Player Like Him

The Cubs will be cautious so as to not upset team chemistry.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2015

Kyle Schwarber is congratulated by Cubs teammates after homering. (Getty Images)

Levine: Home Runs Ignite Cubs’ Seventh Straight Win

Chicago hit five home runs in a win against Milwaukee on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2015

Hector Rondon. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Hector Rondon Regaining Control Of Cubs’ Closer Role

Rondon has a 0.53 ERA in his past 34 outings.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon, right. (Getty Images)

Levine: Joe Maddon Managing In The Moment

Maddon upset Jason Hammel with a quick hook Wednesday, but it’s part of his job.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2015

Chase Utley. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs One Of Many Teams Looking To Trade For Chase Utley

Sources confirmed that Utley cleared waivers on Tuesday, making him eligible to be traded.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2015

Starlin Castro. (Getty Images)

Levine: Starlin Castro Learning New Role As Agent Projects The Future

Castro is taking the high road after losing his shortstop job to Addison Russell.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2015

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

Levine: White Sox GM Not Throwing In The Towel

The moment of truth is upon us. Chicago will have to win 65 percent of their remaining games, Bruce Levine writes.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2015

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

Levine: Jake Arrieta’s Dominance Shows No Sign Of Ending

The continued excellence of starter Jake Arrieta is just icing on the cake for the upstart — and surging — Chicago Cubs.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2015

Kyle Schwarber. (Getty Images)

Levine: Schwarber In The Conversation For Rookie Of The Year

There’s some precedent for a short-timer like Schwarber to get the top rookie nod.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2015

Addison Russell hits a single. (Getty Images)

Levine: Russell Looks Forward To Challenge Of Shortstop

Russell has gotten the call to take over for Starlin Castro.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2015

Starlin Castro. (Getty Images)

Levine: Starlin Castro Faces Demotion Like A Professional

This can’t be an easy time in the professional life of Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Maddon Reshuffles The Deck, Without Starlin Castro At Shortstop

Cubs manager Joe Maddon insists the Castro benching isn’t punitive necessarily permanent.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2015

CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 20:  Joe Maddon the manager of the Chicago Cubs watches the action against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on July 20, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Levine: Big Series With Giants For Second Wild Card Lead Awaits Cubs

Do the Cubs belong in the conversation as one of the best teams in the National League? They may be ready to find out.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2015

White Sox ace Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Have No Plans To Rest Struggling Chris Sale

Sale has a 7.61 ERA in four second-half starts.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2015

Adam LaRoche.   (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Levine: Will White Sox Shake Up Lineup?

Adam LaRoche and Avisail Garcia have been in slumps for an extended period of time.


(Credit: Chicago White Sox)

Levine: White Sox Tap New Scouting Director From Within Organization

Nick Hostetler had been courted by other teams for their scouting director positions.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2015

White Sox manager Robin Ventura. (Getty Images)

Levine: Faint Playoff Hopes Fading For White Sox

Chicago still has six teams to climb to grab the AL’s second wild-card spot.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2015

Jeff Samardzija. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty

Levine: Jeff Samardzija Happy To Remain With Sox; Long-Term Stay Doubtful

The White Sox made the decision last week to hold on to their players, which please Samardizja.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2015

Alex Rodriguez. (Getty Images)

A-Rod To Levine: ‘Having The Time Of My Life’ In Return To Baseball

At age 40, Alex Rodriguez is turning in a monster season.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2015