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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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May 27 2017 | 12:54 am - Chicago Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta started Friday night at Dodger Stadium as the Cubs lost 4-0. Arrieta’s agent, Scott Boras, maintained that Arrieta is not far off the form that has made him a dominant pitcher the past two seasons. The...

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Maddon continues to back Schwarber’s outfield defense

May 23 2017 | 7:43 pm - Kyle Schwarber was back in left field for the Chicago Cubs Tuesday night. Manager Joe Maddon continues to praise Schwarber’s outfield defense.

True complete game for Lester, Chicago Cubs

May 23 2017 | 10:57 pm - The Chicago Cubs got home runs from Kyle Schwarber, Jason Heyward and Anthony Rizzo and a complete game with no walks from pitcher Jon Lester Tuesday night in a 4-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field.

Cubs’ Zobrist back in leadoff limelight

May 22 2017 | 9:23 pm - Ben Zobrist was back in the leadoff spot Monday night for the Chicago Cubs. He said it’s a challenge to hit leadoff because of not being able to see pitches ahead of time.

Cubs still struggling, lose to Giants 6-4

May 22 2017 | 11:50 pm - The Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants entered Monday’s series opener at Wrigley Field facing their own sets of problems, just months after a memorable posteason series.

Chicago Cubs’ Maddon not against infield shift, despite struggles

May 22 2017 | 8:00 am - Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Sunday his team will just have to deal with opposing infields shifting on them and placing three infielders on one side of the field.

Pieces coming together as Cubs slam Brewers

May 21 2017 | 10:35 pm - Jake Arrieta won his first decision since May 3 on Sunday, and the Cubs beat the Brewers 13-6. The Cubs have scored 41 runs in the first five games of the homestand.

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