Bruce Levine

Baseball Hall-Of-Famer Ernie Banks Hits Golf Balls From The Stands At Wrigley Field To Kick-Off The 2011 BMW Championship at Wrigley Field on September 12, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for BMW)

Levine: No End Of Tributes To ‘Mr. Cub’

Everyone 40 or older has an Ernie Banks meet-and-greet story. Nobody apparently ever came away disappointed, Bruce Levine writes.

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Dayan Viciedo reacts after striking out. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Levine: Dayan Viciedo Runs Out Of Time In Chicago

The White Sox are in win-now mode and couldn’t wait on Viciedo’s development.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015

Gordon Beckham. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Beckham Returns, Viciedo Shown The Door

Gordon Beckham will provide depth and versatility in the infield.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2015

Astros catcher Jason tags out White Sox outfielder Adam Eaton as he tried to tag up and score from third base on a fly ball on July 18, 2014 at U.S. Cellular Field. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Seeking Faster, Smarter Baserunning

Better baserunning should lead to more runs in 2015.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2015

Ernie Banks speaks before he throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the Cubs take on the Milwaukee Brewers during the Opening Day game at Wrigley Field on March 31, 2008. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Banks Much More Than A Great Ballplayer

Banks was much more than one of the all-time great ball players.

01/24/2015

Carlos Rodon (Courtesy Chicago White Sox)

Levine: Rodon Could Be Key Addition To White Sox Rotation

A rookie starting pitcher may be the missing link to a World Series run this year, Bruce Levine writes.

01/23/2015

Geovany Soto. (Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Add Geovany Soto To Catcher Competition

Soto’s overall game is superior to the other backup catcher candidates in Sox camp.

CBS Chicago–01/22/2015

Cubs prospect Kris Bryant. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Hoyer: Dexter Fowler Deal ‘Independent’ Of Kris Bryant Situation

With Luis Valbuena traded to Houston, third base is open for Chicago.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2015

Dexter Fowler. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Acqurie OF Dexter Fowler From Astros

Fowler has a career .366 on-base percentage.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2015

wrigley Bleachers

Levine: Wrigley Field Bleachers Closed Until May

If you were planning to take in a Cubs game in the warm April sun via the bleachers, you are out of luck.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Levine: Rizzo’s Claim Admirable But Still Too Optimistic — For Now

Anthony Rizzo says the Cubs will win the NL Central in 2015. Is he ahead of himself?

CBS Chicago–01/15/2015

Jeff Samardzija. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Jeff Samardzija Ready To Get Off To Fast Start

Samardzija gives the White Sox three starters with shutdown potential.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Levine: Predictions Of Cubs’ 2015 World Series Title Are Premature

Chicago still has too many holes to think quite that big.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2015

The Cubs' Anthony Rizzo, left, and Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: New Deal Allows Cubs, WGN To Have Options

The Cubs and WGN agreed to a deal that runs through 2019.

CBS Chicago–01/08/2015

Matt Davidson. (Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Matt Davidson Entering Make-Or-Break Year With White Sox

Davidson hit just .199 at Triple-A in 2014.

CBS Chicago–01/08/2015

Sammy Sosa. (Getty Images)

Levine: Hall Of Fame Will Include PED Users At Some Point

It’s not right to not acknowledge an era that forever changed the game.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2015

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

Cubs Have Seating Contingency Plan If Renovation Is Delayed

The team will explain its relocation plan at the Cubs Convention that starts Jan. 16.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2015

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

Levine: Cubs, WGN Reach Multi-Year TV Deal

WGN will broadcast 45 Cubs games locally in 2015.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2015

Cubs outfielder/infielder Arismendy Alcantara. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Center Field Still A Question Mark For Cubs

Arismendy Alcantara’s development will be a big storyline in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2015

Emilio Bonifacio. (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Levine: Bonifacio Signing Is A Strong Move For White Sox

Emilio Bonifacio provides quality depth for Chicago.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2015

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