Bruce Levine

White Sox reliever David Robertson. (Getty Images)

Levine: David Robertson Not Worried About Cactus League Numbers

Robertson replaced Mariano Rivera in 2014, so he’s not going to sweat anything in a new city.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

White Sox left-hander John Danks. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Danks’ Craft Still A Work In Progress

The once hard-throwing, left-handed stud of the White Sox rotation, John Danks is still in search of a new formula for getting hitters out.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2015

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

Levine: Bryant The Talk Of The Baseball World

Kris Bryant has six home runs in 20 at-bats during Cactus League play to lead all spring hitters.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2015

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

Levine: Samardizija, Cooper Spend Day Bonding

Choosing a practice day over pitching in a Cactus League game created valuable bonding time for Jeff Samardzija and pitching coach Don Cooper.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2015

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

Levine: Sale Doing Better, But No Return Date Set

Chris Sale is still a ways away from pitching in a game for the White Sox.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2015

Jose Quintana. (Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Levine: Quintana Would Be A Worthy Opening Day Choice For White Sox

With Chris Sale scheduled to start the season on the DL, the opening day starter will either be Jose Quintana or Jeff Samardzija.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2015

Cubs catcher David Ross. (Getty Images)

Levine: Contributions Of David Ross Go Beyond The Numbers

Ross will be ace Jon Lester’s personal catcher.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2015

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

Levine: White Sox Hide Starting Pitchers When Necessary

Back in the early 2000s, when Kenny Williams took over as general manager, Chicago began putting its starters in B games and simulated practice sessions.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2015

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

Levine: Jeff Samardzija Ready If Called On For Opening Day

Samardzija could become the second pitcher to start Opening Day for the Cubs and White Sox in consecutive years.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2015

Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Jake Arrieta Looks For Complete Season Of Excellence

“I have learned a lot about myself,” Arrieta says.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2015

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

Levine: Rodon Hit Early In Second Start, Sale Out For Opener

If Carlos Rodon is going to slip into the White Sox starting rotation while ace Chris Sale is on the mend, better outings than Wednesday’s will be required.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Anthony Rizzo Envisions Powerful Cubs Lineup

Jorge Soler, Javier Baez and Kris Bryant homered Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2015

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu, center. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Levine: Jose Abreu’s Much More Comfortable In 2nd Year With White Sox

Jose Abreu and Adam LaRoche are content with however playing time is split up at first base and DH.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2015

Cubs righty Edwin Jackson. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Levine: Edwin Jackson’s Role Unclear For 2015

Jackson made his Cactus League 2015 debut on Monday.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2015

Chicago White Sox (Credit: Chicago White Sox)

Levine: Frankie Montas Hitting 100 On Radar Gun

The White Sox are deciding if Montas’ future is as a starter or reliever.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2015

Cubs catcher Miguel Montero. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Levine: Miguel Montero Happy For Fresh Start With Cubs

“This is a game, man, and we must try to enjoy it more,” Montero says.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2015

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

Levine: Jeff Samardzija Debuts With White Sox

For Jeff Samardzija, starting for the team he grew up watching was in itself an event on Sunday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2015

Hector Noesi.  (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Hector Noesi Solid In Spring Debut

Noesi wasn’t a household name when the White Sox acquired him last April from the Texas Rangers.


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

Levine: Chris Sale Still Hoping To Pitch In Opener

Sale revealed an ankle strain was a part of the trauma in the fracture to the top of his foot.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Sharp In First Spring Outing

Lester emphasized that now’s the time for the Cubs to win.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2015