Bruce Levine

Jose Abreu  hits an RBI single, scoring teammate Adam Eaton during the third inning against the Cleveland Indians. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Ventura: Abreu Still Our First Baseman

The signing of first baseman Adam LaRoche to a two-year $25 million deal may seem convoluted, but not to the baseball brass of the White Sox.

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Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Still In Hunt For Jon Lester

The bidding for Lester could easily reach $25 million-per.

CBS Chicago–9 hours ago

Miguel Montero. (Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs, White Sox Could Contend For Arizona Catcher

The Diamondbacks are considering moving Miguel Montero.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2014

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

Levine: After Duke Signing, White Sox Will Stay Active

“Zach was one of the most desirable relievers on the market,” White Sox general manager Rick Hahn says.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

Andrew Miller. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Have Eye On Andrew Miller

Miller had a 2.02 ERA and an 0.80 WHIP in 2014 as a shutdown reliever.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2014

Scott Boras. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Levine: Super-Agent Boras Thinks Cubs Will Be A Force

“If any fan base deserves it now and not tomorrow, I would say it is the Chicago Cubs,” Scott Boras says.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Source: Free Agent Pitcher Jon Lester To Visit Cubs

The Cubs will roll out the red carpet for Jon Lester early next week.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2014

White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Alexei Ramirez Is A Hot Topic At GM Meetings

The White Sox and the Mets have had trade talks, Bruce Levine writes.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2014

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

Levine: Cubs Use Video Presentation To Help Recruit Star Free Agents

The Chicago Cubs are going after top-flight talent and have taken some aggressive tactics in sending out that message.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2014

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

Levine: White Sox Focus On Smart Spending

“We are kicking the tires on all of them,” general manager Rick Hahn says.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2014

Carl Crawford. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Levine: Carl Crawford Could Be On Cubs’ Radar

Chicago needs an outfielder, left-handed hitting and a speedster. Crawford fits the bill.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2014

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

Levine: Epstein, Cubs Moving Aggressively

The Cubs have already spoken with agents for Jon Lester and Jason Hammel.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2014

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

Levine: Cubs To Be Investigated For Tampering In Maddon Signing

At issue is when agent Alan Nero had contact with the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2014

A's right-hander and former Cub Jeff Samardzija. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Samardzija On White Sox’s Radar

Former Cubs ace Jeff Samardzija will be on the move again this offseason and the Chicago White Sox may be one of the teams that kicks the tires on a deal.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu, left, and Alexei Ramirez. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Have Great Success With Cuban Connection

Jose Abreu and Alexei Ramirez each won Silver Slugger awards Thursday.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2014

Russell Martin. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Source: Cubs Have Met With Russell Martin

Along with a top-notch pitcher, Martin is the Cubs’ priority in free agency.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2014

White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Alexei Ramirez In High Demand

The Mets, Yankees and Dodgers are all interested in White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez.

CBS Chicago–11/06/2014

Russell Martin. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Levine: Martin Would Be Key To Cubs’ Pitching Progress

Russell Martin is highly respected for his work with different pitching staffs.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2014

Melky Cabrera. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs, White Sox Should Keep Eye On Market For Melky Cabrera

Both Chicago teams could use a consistent left-handed hitting outfielder.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2014

Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer, left, manager Joe Maddon, center, and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Fans Will Love The Maddon Way

New Cubs manager Joe Maddon is truly one of a kind.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2014

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