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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It’s all good as former Cubs Prior and Brown return to Wrigley

Jun 23 2018 | 6:58 pm - Former Chicago Cubs players Mark Prior and Brant Brown returned to Wrigley Field this week as coaches for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Each man had star-crossed careers with the Cubs, but neither has any regrets.

Lester comes up aces at Cubs take 2 of 3 from Dodgers

Jun 20 2018 | 6:36 pm - The Chicago Cubs got 7 strong innings from starting pitcher Jon Lester on the way to a 4-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley Field. The Cubs took two of three in the series. They won Wednesday with Lester’s pitching and some...

Cubs place Morrow on DL; Darvish throws simulated game

Jun 20 2018 | 6:31 pm - The Chicago Cubs placed closer Brandon Morrow on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday with lower-back tightness. Starting pitcher Yu Darvish threw a 51-pitch simulated game as he continues to rehab from a biceps injury.

Back spasms sideline Chicago Cubs closer Morrow

Jun 19 2018 | 8:12 pm - The Chicago Cubs could not use closer Brandon Morrow on Tuesday because Morrow came down with back spasms after getting home from St. Louis after Sunday night’s game.

Montgomery strong again, Almora walks off in 10th as Cubs split DH

Jun 19 2018 | 11:32 pm - Mike Montgomery keeps stating his case. The Chicago Cubs lefty pitched 6 good innings Tuesday night to help the Cubs to a split of a day-night doubleheader with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Rain puts Chicago Cubs series with Dodgers on hold for a day

Jun 19 2018 | 6:16 am - The Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers appear to be on the upswing as they get set to meet seven times over the next two weeks. Monday night's scheduled game at Wrigley Field was rained out and rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader...

Baez expected to return to Chicago Cubs’ lineup soon

Jun 18 2018 | 8:55 pm - The Chicago Cubs and infielder Javier Baez were breathing sighs of relief Monday. Baez did not need X-rays on his left elbow, which was hit by a pitch Sunday night in St. Louis. Baez said hopes to start again Tuesday or Wednesday.

Scouting report: Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

Jun 18 2018 | 6:04 pm - It’s a rematch of the last two National League championship series as the Chicago Cubs play the Los Angeles Dodgers this week at Wrigley Field. They’ll meet again next week at Dodger Stadium. Here is the scouting report.

Bullpen depth provides Chicago Cubs with lots of options

Jun 14 2018 | 3:45 pm - The Chicago Cubs have one of the most effective bullpens in baseball. They also have several relievers with minor-league options that add to the bullpen’s depth.

Chicago Cubs’ Bryant gets a two-day break

Jun 13 2018 | 10:21 pm - Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon gave slumping third baseman Kris Bryant a day off Wednesday. The Cubs do not play again until Friday at St. Louis.

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