Levine: Cubs Add Drew Smyly With Eye On 2019Smyly had Tommy John surgery last July and could miss all of the 2018 season.
Levine: Market For White Sox's Avisail Garcia Heating UpGarcia, 26, hit .330 with 18 homers and 80 RBIs in 2017.
Levine: Joe Maddon Optimistic About Bullpen As Cubs Seek Relief HelpRight-handers Addison Reed, Brandon Kintzler and Anthony Swarzak are three back-end relievers whom the Cubs have considered.
Levine: White Sox Hold Trade Chips In Jose Abreu, Avisail GarciaThe White Sox have held conversations about moving Abreu or Garcia for prospects.
Levine: Theo Epstein, Cubs Turn Attention Elsewhere After Missing On Shohei OhtaniThe Cubs are waiting on a decision from right-hander Alex Cobb.
Levine: A.J. Pierzynski Joins White Sox As Ambassador, Still Eyes Managing"Chicago is a special place for me," Pierzynski says.
Levine: Rick Renteria Praises Leadership Of Jose Abreu, Avisail Garcia Amid Trade SpeculationThe White Sox will listen to offers for Abreu and Garcia.
Levine: Cubs Still Determined To Add Alex Cobb, More PitchingCobb had a 3.66 ERA in 2017 and a great relationship with new Cubs pitching coach Jim Hickey.
Levine: Shohei Ohtani Decision Soon? Cubs' Theo Epstein Mum On ProcessThe Cubs are one of seven finalists in Ohtani's free agency, which no one has a quality read on.
Levine: Omar Vizquel Finds 'Perfect Opportunity' In Being Named Manager For White Sox's Class-A Affiliate"Communication," Vizquel says. "That is number one for me."
Levine: Cubs Remain In Shohei Ohtani SweepstakesThe Cubs' initial sales pitch highlighted their young core under years of contract control and their facilities.
Levine: White Sox Will Make 'Long Shot' Run At Shohei OhtaniThe Japanese phenom Ohtani was posted Friday and has three weeks to choose his MLB team.
Levine: Alex Cobb Still The Big Fish Cubs Hope To Reel InWhen it comes to communication and comfort for Cobb with his coaches, the Cubs check every box.
Levine: Cubs Face Friday Deadline To Tender Contracts To Arbitration-Eligible PlayersKris Bryant will likely approach the record payment for a first-year arbitration-eligible player.
Levine: Cubs Among Those Waiting As Ohtani, Stanton, Boras Dictate MarketThe Cubs have their targets set, but some major dominoes must first fall.