Levine: Kyle Hendricks Honored To Be Tabbed As Cubs' No. 2 Starter"If that is happening, that means the goals I have set for myself are coming true," Hendricks says.
Levine: Arrow Pointing Up For Cubs' Kyle Schwarber After Body TransformationSchwarber lost around 25 pounds this offseason in his quest to rebound from a poor 2017.
White Sox OF Prospect Micker Adolfo To Miss 6 Weeks With Elbow InjuryWhite Sox general manager Rick Hahn suggested that surgery is a possibility for Adolfo.
Levine: Albert Almora 'Would Love Opportunity' To Be Cubs' Lead-Off ManThe Cubs don't have a traditional lead-off man, but they have plenty of options.
Levine: White Sox's James Shields Aims To Reinvent HimselfShields went 5-7 with a 5.23 ERA and 1.44 WHIP in 21 starts in 2017.
Levine: Javier Baez Primed To Be Cubs' Primary Second BasemanJoe Maddon has been stressing the need for Baez to organize his hitting zone, then let his talents shine from there.
Levine: Anthony Rizzo Embraces Leadership Role With Cubs"I want to bring that energy that needs to be brought every day," Rizzo says.
Levine: While Future Is Uncertain With White Sox, Avisail Garcia 'Excited' By PresentComing off an All-Star campaign in 2017, Garcia remains a trade chip.
Joe Maddon's Newest Slogan For Cubs: 'Everybody In'"I want them to be concerned on a daily basis about their enthusiasm and energy," Maddon says.
Levine: Tom Ricketts Excited By Cubs' Offseason Moves, 2018 Outlook"Everyone is in a good place," Ricketts says. "Everyone is hungry."
Levine: Cubs' Anthony Rizzo 'Proud' Of Parkland Community In Wake Of TragedySeventeen people were killed in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week.
Levine: Will Jose Abreu Be Around To Lead White Sox's Future?A figure of offseason trade talks, the White Sox could ultimately move for a contract extension with the 31-year-old Abreu.
Levine: After 'Very Tough' 2017, Cubs' Addison Russell Looks For Bounce-Back Season"I really think this is his year to blossom," manager Joe Maddon says of Russell.
Levine: Cubs' Jon Lester Ready To Roll, Even If He's Annoyed By Possible Pace-Of-Play Rule ChangesLester called the possible limit on mound visits and a pitch clock a "terrible idea."
Levine: Lucas Giolito, Tim Anderson Ready To Lead White SoxTwo of the young White Sox have followed the lead of Rick Renteria and are taking charge of their team.