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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–07/22/2014

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

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 […]


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.


Cubs right-hander Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Levine: Multiple Teams Looking To Deal For Cub Pitchers

By Bruce Levine- (CBS) – Multiple teams are double-teaming the Chicago Cubs with scouting coverage as the trading deadline grows closer. Numerous scouts from Boston, the New York Yankees, Toronto and San Francisco have watched […]

CBS Chicago–06/27/2014

Manny Ramirez Retires After Testing Positive For 2nd Time

Ramirez Moving Up To Triple A Iowa Next Week

(CBS) – The Chicago Cubs plan to promote former All Star slugger Manny Ramirez to Triple A Iowa next week. President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein on Friday said Ramirez, who has been getting in […]


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

Levine: Epstein Doesn’t See Bryant In Majors This Year

The Cubs are content with letting Kris Bryant dominate Triple-A this year, too.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Epstein: ‘Don’t Forsee’ Scenario To Promote Bryant In ’14

The Cubs are intent on sticking to their plan.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2014

Tony Gwynn. (Getty Images)

Levine: Gwynn A Class Act On, Off Field

The world lost a legendary player and person Monday when Tony Gwynn passed away at 54.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2014

Chicago Cubs Introduce New Manager Dale Sveum

Levine: Former Cubs Manager Sveum Not Looking Back — Or Holding Grudges

Now the hitting coach of the Kansas City Royals, Dale Sveum has moved on in his career, currently trying to help his light hitting crew to be more productive.


White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Pitchers Excel Under White Sox Coach Cooper

Pitching coaches, like players, come and go. There are exceptions to that rule, and White Sox pitching guru Don Cooper has proved over the last 12 years to be that rare coach who is a career franchise employee.


White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham follows through on an RBI single scoring Alejandro De Aza and Adrian Nieto during the sixth inning against the Detroit Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field June 11, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.      (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Pound Tigers, Ace Verlander

The White Sox pulled within 2 1/2 games of the AL Central-leading Tigers.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2014

Carlos Rodon (Courtesy Chicago White Sox)

Levine: Signing No. 1 Pick Could Be Tricky For White Sox

Normally five weeks is a sufficient period of time to sign any top-tier draft choice. In the case of Carlos Rodon, the Scott Boras factor could loom large.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2014

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

Levine: Renteria Getting Results From Young Group

(CBS) – Rick Renteria was a stranger in a strange land when he greeted his young players for the first time ever this February in Mesa, Ariz. Although the team’s record is the worst by […]


White Sox third baseman Conor Gillaspie. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Gillaspie On Torrid Pace For Sox

Connor Gillaspie is hitting a team-high .352, including .403 in his past 16 games.

CBS Chicago–05/26/2014

Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Levine: For Sale, All Systems Go Day After Start

White Sox ace Chris Sale said he felt great after an 86-pitch, one-hit performance on Thursday evening.


Jose Abreu. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Levine: Abreu Eager To Get Back In Lineup

Injured White Sox star first baseman Jose Abreu may be back doing baseball drills next week.


Starting pitcher Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox delivers the ball against the New York Yankees at U.S. Cellular Field on May 22, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Sale Returns With Dominant Performance

After missing five weeks with a sore forearm/elbow, Chris Sale threw six scoreless innings Thursday.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2014

Derek Jeter, left; Paul Konerko (Getty Images)

Levine: Retiring Greats Jeter, Konerko Gush About Each Other

Derek Jeter and Paul Konerko have been friendly adversaries for 15 years of Yankee-White Sox wars. Both iconic players are now bowing out after historic careers.


White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox’s Abreu Avoids Major Injury

The White Sox are hopeful Abreu will be ready to play as soon as the 15-day DL stint is completed.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2014