Bruce Levine

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Fundamentally Losing Games

“You can only take it through the relentless execution of fundamentals and technique. We haven’t done that,” Manager Joe Maddon says about some recent blunders.

16 hours ago

Dale Sveum, left. (Getty Images)

Levine: Former Chicago Manager Dale Sveum Praises Present-Day Cubs

Now the Royals hitting coach, Sveum managed the Cubs in 2012 and 2013 before being fired.

CBS Chicago–19 hours ago

Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer. (Getty Images)

Levine: Max Scherzer Outduels Jon Lester

Both starting pitchers were magnificent Wednesday night in Washington’s 3-0 win.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2015

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

Levine: Cubs, Epstein Will Pounce On Deals If They Present Themselves

The Cubs have pitching needs and have been doing their due diligence.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2015

Kris Bryant. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Bryant Homer That Defies Gravity Helps Cubs Win 13th 1-Run Game

Chicago is 13-10 in one-run games.

CBS Chicago–05/26/2015

Javier Baez. (Getty Images)

Levine: Is Outfield Move In Javier Baez’s Future?

Baez is proving himself at the plate in Triple-A and has cut down on his strikeouts significantly.

CBS Chicago–05/26/2015

Kris Bryant (left) and Bryce Harper (right). (Getty Images)

Levine: Kris Bryant, Bryce Harper Share Mutual Admiration

Bryant and Harper grew up playing together in Las Vegas and are now expected to be two of the biggest stars in the game.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2015

Jose Abreu.  (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Offense A Big Disappointment

Chicago has had a power outage.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2015

Paul Konerko is honored with a ceremony in which his number was retired. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Levine: Konerko’s Uniform Retirement A Special Day For A Special Person

Paul Konerko was appreciative of all the support he’s received over the years.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2015

Paul Konerko. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Levine: Konerko In Town This Weekend For Retirement Of White Sox Uniform

Paul Konerko said he’ll never forget the 2005 World Series parade.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

Chicago White Sox (Credit: Chicago White Sox)

Levine: John Danks Has A Dud Against Tribe

Danks gave up four first-inning runs Thursday, and that was too much to overcome.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers argues with umpire Eric Cooper after striking out. (Getty Images)

Levine: Catchers Unproductive For White Sox So Far

Neither catcher Tyler Flowers nor Geovany Soto has distinguished himself at any one area of the position, other than reinforcing the pitchers’ confidence..

CBS Chicago–05/21/2015

White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon. (Getty Images)

Levine: Carlos Rodon Shows Good Stuff But Also Lack Of Command

Rodon allowed just one run in six innings Wednesday but walked five.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2015

Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Plenty Of Moving Parts To Consider In Any Cubs-Mets Deal

A shortstop-pitcher deal is plausible, but there’s more to consider than just the match of talent.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2015

White Sox manager Robin Ventura. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Continue To Build Team Confidence

The White Sox have come from behind in 12 of their 18 wins this season.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2015

White Sox center field Adam Eaton. (Getty Images)

Levine: Adam Eaton A Key Cog In White Sox Winning Streak

Eaton has a seven-game hitting streak.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2015

White Sox manager Robin Ventura. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Come Home A Confident Club

Although they are still behind three teams in their own division, the White Sox credibility issue has been solved.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2015

Manager Joe Maddon. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Levine: Manager Factor A Key Element Of Cubs’ Winning Streak

Riding the wave of a six-game winning streak, the Cubs have been the talk of baseball as of late.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2015

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

Levine: Mental Toughness Being Taught At Wrigley

The Cubs prevailed in 12 innings, but at what cost to an overexposed and battered bullpen?

CBS Chicago–05/16/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo receives congratulations from his teammates. (Getty Images)

Levine: Will Anthony Rizzo’s Hard Work Pay Off With National League MVP?

After 35 games, Rizzo has put up some flashy numbers and leads the league in on-base percentage.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2015