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Jorge Soler  hits a double against the Milwaukee Brewers during the second inning on September 1, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Soler Comes Up Big In Wrigley Debut

Jorge Soler’s torrid start has been a great story for the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–09/01/2014

Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers reacts hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning of Game Three of the American League Championship Series against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park on October 11, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Levine: Free Agent Martinez Will Be Priority For White Sox

The Tigers’ DH has been the center of attention for major-league scouts, who are looking to define their off-season pursuit of talent for next year.

08/29/2014

Ken "Hawk" Harrelson. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: ‘Hawk’ Talks Hall Of Fame Chances, Possibly Cutting Back On Road Games

“If they put me in after I am dead, I promise you I will not show up,” Hawks says of his Hall of Fame chances.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2014

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta take on the Milwaukee Brewers in the first inning of play on September 7, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Arrieta Getting Last Laugh

Former Oriole pitcher Jake Arrieta continued to show why Baltimore and the rest of baseball made a mistake in looking beyond his erratic seasons of the past.

08/22/2014

Cubs infielder Javier Baez. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: For Cubs Youngsters, There’s Learning In Whiffing

Javier Baez is striking out at a wild rate, but the Cubs just want to see quality at-bats.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2014

Gordon Beckham

Levine: White Sox Better Off After Beckham Trade

Both sides will benefit from this move.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2014

Edwin Jackson. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Jackson Makes No Excuses

Edwin Jackson is still eyeing a late-season comeback after landing on the DL.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2014

A Cubs grounds crew member pushes water off the infield after a tarp malfunction caused the infield to get soaked in Tuesday's game against the Giants. After a protest by San Francisco, the game will be resumed in the fifth inning Thursday afternoon. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Grounds Crew Numbers Add Up For Cubs

With rain in today’s forecast, the Cubs have a bigger crew on hand than Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2014

Adam Dunn. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Levine: Dunn Has Decision To Make

(CBS) – Adam Dunn has had a fine career, hitting tons of home runs and making many friends along the way. As the season starts to wind down, the affable slugger must contemplate whether or […]

08/18/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Abreu, White Sox Slump In August

(CBS) – The Chicago White Sox and slugger Jose Abreu have fallen on hard times the last couple of weeks. Chicago has lost four straight series and have a 4-8 record to show for it. […]

08/15/2014

Athletics left-hander Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Pitching Plan Might Include Run At Lester

Acquiring pitching will be Chicago’s main offseason objective.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2014

In an Aug. 13 game, Gregor Blanco of the San Francisco Giants was originally ruled out but upon video review called safe on this play because White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers blocked the plate. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Levine: Essence Of The Game Ignored In Home Plate Rules

Rule 7.13 has everyone in baseball confused and angry.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2014

Cubs second baseman Javier Baez, left, gets a fist bump from teammate Anthony Rizzo after homering. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Baez’s 1st Wrigley Blast Ignites Cubs

“He is a young man that is trying to show everybody he belongs here,” Cubs manager Rickey Renteria says.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2014

Pedro Strop. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Young Bullpen A Promising Group

“There have been a lot of good individual performances out here,” GM Jed Hoyer said.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2014

Cubs manager Rick Renteria. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Renteria’s Handling Of Bullpen His Greatest Challenge

Rick Renteria has to weigh winning games with protecting the future.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2014

Jorge Soler in spring training. (Getty Images)

Levine: Soler Likely In September, But Not Bryant

“I still don’t foresee Kris getting called up this year,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2014

Javier Baez. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Levine: Baez Enjoying The Spotlight

“I just have to … slow everything down,” Javy Baez says.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2014

Cubs fans at Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Emotional Crossroads Of The Cubs’ Plan Taking Shape

With a tragic past and vast potential, how are Cubs fans to find a middle ground nowadays?

CBS Chicago–08/05/2014

Jose Abreu. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Levine: Abreu Keeps Raking In Honors

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu now leads the major leagues with 86 RBIs.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2014

Javier Baez.  (CHristian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Calling Up Javier Baez

One of the Cubs’ cookies is here.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2014

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