Bruce Levine

Zach Duke.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Levine: Zach Duke Ready For Emergency Closer Role If Needed

With both Robertson and Petricka dealing with arm strains, Duke may be counted on to close out a few games early in the season.

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Jake Petricka.  (Photo by Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Bullpen Health In Flux

It’s unclear when closer David Robertson and setup man Jake Petricka will be available.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2015

White Sox outfielder Adam Eaton. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Levine: Defense Should Be Improved For White Sox

Melky Cabrera is an upgrade in the outfield, and Adam LaRoche has a quality glove.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2015

Welington Castillo

Levine: Cubs, Orioles Discuss Trade For Castillo

The Cubs have heard from numerous clubs about catcher Welington Castillo’s availability.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

Chris Sale. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Levine: Chris Sale On Pace For April 12 Start

Sale threw 75 pitches in a simulated game Friday.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

White Sox reliever Jake Petricka. (Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Bullpen Dealing With Injuries

David Robertson and Jake Petricka are dealing with forearm soreness.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Jon Lester Looks Good In Minor League Start

Lester will make his final spring start on March 31. He is likely to pitch in a minor-league game again.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015

Cubs second baseman Javy Baez. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Levine: Javier Baez’s Destination Is An Organization-Wide Decision

Maddon isn’t as worried about Baez’s strikeouts as others are.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Ready To Rebuild Arm Strength

Lester will throw in minor league games in his next two starts.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2015

Edwin Jackson. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Edwin Jackson Bombed In Brief Outing After Late Arrival

A road trip gone bad should have told Jackson it wasn’t going to be his day.


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

Levine: Jeff Samardzija Gearing Up For Opening Day Start

All indications are Samardzija will get the ball in the April 6 opener.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

Jose Quintana.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Jeff Samardzija Likely For Opening Day, Jose Quintana For Next Game

The White Sox open the season April 6 on the road against the Royals.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2015

White Sox second baseman Micah Johnson. (Getty Images)

Levine: Micah Johnson Looks To Put Poor Game Behind Him

Johnson made mental and physical mistakes in the field Sunday.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2015

Jeff Samardzija. (Photo by Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Levine: Jeff Samardzija Still On Pace For Opening Day

The Opening Day starter role is still open for the White Sox.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2015

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

Levine: Kris Bryant Making Life Interesting In Cubs Camp

Bryant has been putting on quite the power display.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Not Concerned About Opening Day Start

Chicago Cubs fans should be happy to know that Jon Lester insists nothing is wrong with his arm after missing a start on Saturday with a “dead arm syndrome.”

CBS Chicago–03/21/2015

Chris Sale. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Levine: Chris Sale On His Way Back To Rotation

White Sox nation breathed a little easier on Friday when the news of Sale’s bullpen work trickled out of spring training.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2015

White Sox left-hander Chris Sale. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Levine: Chris Sale Throws In Side Session, Remains On Pace For April Return

No set date has been announced yet for Sale’s return.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Jon Lester To Miss A Start With Left Arm Fatigue

The Cubs expect Lester to miss just one spring start.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon, left, and White Sox manager Robin Ventura. (Getty Images)

Levine: Big Offseason Moves Spice Up Cubs-White Sox Rivalry

“Rivalry games are always fun,” Jeff Samardzija says.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2015