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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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Angry Maddon ejected just before Cubs win on wild pitch

Aug 17 2017 | 8:38 am - Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon was tossed out of the game Wednesday night as the Cubs posted a wild 7-6 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

Votto has big fans among Chicago Cubs

Aug 16 2017 | 9:30 pm - Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto has some big fans among the Chicago Cubs.

Why Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks looked like his old self against Reds

Aug 16 2017 | 8:15 am - Kyle Hendricks pitched well Tuesday night, but his Chicago Cubs teammates could put together little offense in a 2-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field. The Cubs rallied in the ninth but ultimately fell short.

Maddon might use 4-man outfield again

Aug 15 2017 | 9:05 pm - Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon went with a four-man against the Cincinnati Reds’ Joey Votto in Monday night’s series opener. It’s not the first time Maddon has done that as a manager.

Palatine Legion helps Maddon make point for Chicago Cubs

Aug 14 2017 | 9:55 pm - Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon is once gain observing “American Legion Week.” Cubs players are instructed to show up at the ballpark later in the day. Maddon unfurled the banner of Palatine Post 690.

Can Chicago Cubs fatten up against lesser opposition?

Aug 15 2017 | 6:10 am - The Chicago Cubs have a hit a point in the schedule where it’s time for them to fatten up against lesser opposition.

Cubs take cautious approach with Contreras injury

Aug 11 2017 | 9:27 pm - Willson Contreras has a moderate right-hamstring strain, and the Chicago Cubs said the recovery period is 4-6 weeks. Contreras and the Cubs hope he can be back before the regular season ends.

Loss of Conteras means it’s time for Cubs to bear down

Aug 10 2017 | 5:03 pm - If the Chicago Cubs are going to win the National League Central, they are going to have to overcome adversity.

Quintana’s presence on mound and in Cubs dugout impresses Maddon

Aug 08 2017 | 5:12 pm - Jose Quintana has been pleasant presence in his first days with the Chicago Cubs. He figures to be an important figure both this year and through the 2020 season.

Remembering Don Baylor: fierce competitor, quiet and respected leader

Aug 07 2017 | 3:11 pm - Don Baylor was remembered Monday as a quiet but respected presence in Major League Baseball. Baylor, who managed the Chicago Cubs from 2000 until midway through the 2002 season, died after battling multiple myeloma.

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