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Bruce Miles

Chicago Cubs Beat Writer
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Bruce Miles has been covering the Chicago Cubs for the Daily Herald since 1998 and Major League Baseball since 1989.

He joined the paper in 1988 as a copy editor in the sports department. He also has covered high school and college sports. Miles worked on the Chicago Bears beat in 1997 and covered the Chicago Wolves professional hockey team from 1995-98.

Miles has traveled to Japan with the Cubs and worked on the paper's coverage of the Chicago White Sox during their playoff run to the 2005 world championship. He also covered the historic NHL All-Star Game in 1991 at Chicago Stadium at the outset of the first Gulf War, when a stirring rendition of the national anthem rocked the old building.

With Cubs radio play-by-play announcer Pat Hughes, Miles co-authored the book, "Harry Caray: Voice of the Fans." He is a Hall of Fame voter in the Baseball Writers Association of America. He has incorporated the science of sabermetrics into his baseball stories and blogs.

Miles is a graduate of Schaumburg High School and Loyola University Chicago.

Before joining the Daily Herald on a full-time basis, he worked in corporate communications with the Zurich Insurance Co. and also with the National Association of College Admissions Counselors.

A native of Chicago, he resides in Schaumburg with his family.

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Chicago Cubs go all out to win in 15 innings

Jun 28 2016 | 11:43 pm - Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon says he loves the National League game. Maddon pulled out all the NL stops Tuesday night in a 7-2, 15-inning victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

Historic night for Bryant lifts Arrieta to 12th win

Jun 28 2016 | 5:47 am - Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta didn’t have his best stuff Monday night, but he got all the help he needed on a record-setting offensive night by Kris Bryant as the Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 11-8 at the Great American Ball Park.

Chicago Cubs extend Midwest League deal with South Bend

Jun 23 2016 | 11:51 am - The Chicago Cubs have extended their farm-system agreement with South Bend of the Midwest League.

Contreras starts at first, Cubs’ losing skid hits 4 games

Jun 23 2016 | 10:54 pm - Rookie catcher Willson Contreras moved to first base for the Chicago Cubs Thursday night. Contreras went 1-for-4 as the Cubs lost 4-2 to the Miami Marlins.

Montero, Rizzo injuries not expected to be serious

Jun 22 2016 | 10:56 pm - The Chicago Cubs suffered two minor injury scares in Wednesday’s 7-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Catcher Miguel Montero left with a right-knee injury, and first baseman Anthony Rizzo exited when his back stiffened. The Cubs said they...

Cubs not panicking after being swept by Cardinals

Jun 22 2016 | 6:35 pm - There was no panic coming from the Chicago Cubs Wednesday after they fell 7-2 to the St. Louis Cardinals, who swept this three-game series at Wrigley Field.

Cubs’ bullpen undergoes overhaul

Jun 21 2016 | 7:47 pm - The Chicago Cubs made more changes to their bullpen Tuesday, putting left-hander Clayton Richard on the 15-day disabled list and sending right-hander Adam Warren to Class AAA iowa. They brought up relievers Spencer Patton and Gerardo Concepcion from...

Chicago Cubs take the long view with starting pitching

Jun 21 2016 | 11:45 pm - The Chicago Cubs are taking the long view with their starting pitching. For that reason, they have sent reliever Adam Warren to Class AAA Iowa to make at least 1, and maybe 2, spot starts at the big-league level in the coming weeks.

Cubs place Fowler on 15-day DL

Jun 20 2016 | 7:29 pm - The Chicago Cubs have placed center fielder and leadoff man Dexter Fowler on the 15-day disabled list because of a right-hamstring injury. They recalled relief pitcher Carl Edwards Jr. from Class AAA Iowa.

Cubs clipped by Cardinals in Contreras’ first start

Jun 20 2016 | 11:51 pm - Rookie sensation Willson Contreras made his first major-league start Monday for the Chicago Cubs, and he acquitted himself well, even as the Cubs lost 3-2 to the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field.

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