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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Chapman calm and cool after debut with Cubs

Jul 28 2016 | 10:14 pm - Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he was impressed with how new closer Aroldis Chapman handled his first appearance with the club Wednesday night.

Cubs still have a good run in them, Maddon says

Jul 28 2016 | 10:41 pm - Before Thursday night’s game against the Chicago White Sox, infielder-outfielder Ben Zobrist of the Chicago Cubs lamented that his team hadn’t played well for more than a month. But things may be looking up on that score for the Cubs.

Chapman powers his way onto scene for Chicago Cubs

Jul 28 2016 | 12:20 am - Even though it wasn’t a save situation for Aroldis Chapman, the new Chicago Cubs closer gave the Wrigley Field crowd a huge thrill Wednesday night as he pitched the ninth inning in an 8-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox.

Chicago Cubs’ Heyward getting extra hitting work

Jul 27 2016 | 10:19 pm - Struggling Chicago Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward took extra batting practice before Wednesday’s game as he tries to break out of a season-long funk at the plate.

‘Banged-up’ Bryant at DH for Chicago Cubs

Jul 26 2016 | 8:23 pm - Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant began Tuesday night’s game against the White Sox as the designated hitter, one night after crashing his head into second baseman Tyler Saladino on a slide. Bryant said he is OK.

Not the best start for Chicago Cubs’ new closer

Jul 26 2016 | 11:08 pm - New Chicago Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman met the local media for the first time Tuesday. His news conference was a bit awkward, which the Cubs attributed to meanings being lost in translation from Spanish to English and back.

Rondon just wants to help Chicago Cubs win

Jul 25 2016 | 10:13 pm - Hector Rondon lost his job as the Chicago Cubs’ closer with Monday’s trade with the Yankees for fireballer Aroldis Chapman. Rondon said he is more than OK with the deal and pitching in a setup role.

Chapman big positive with a negative for Chicago Cubs

Jul 25 2016 | 9:33 pm - Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein said the trade for reliever Aroldis Chapman fit the Cubs’ baseball needs while at the same time, the organization was mindful of Chapman’s past domestic-violence issue.

Chicago Cubs in serious discussions on Chapman

Jul 24 2016 | 8:47 pm - The Chicago Cubs are in talks with the New York Yankees about a trade for hard-throwing left-handed reliever Aroldis Chapman, according to reports and sources.

Five Cubs things to watch in series with White Sox

Jul 23 2016 | 7:36 pm - The Chicago Cubs look to have righted their ship coming out of the all-star break. They have their annual battle with the Chicago White Sox this week. Here are five things to look for with the Cubs.

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