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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Cubs’ Baez bounces back with big day

Sep 04 2015 | 6:59 pm - Infielder Javier Baez enjoyed his best major-league game in awhile during Friday's 14-5 victory for the Chicago Cubs over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Baez hit his first home run of the season, going 3-for-4.

Strained rib cage shelves Chicago Cubs’ Schwarber

Sep 04 2015 | 1:00 pm - Chicago Cubs rookie slugger Kyle Schwarber will miss the weekend series against the Arizona Diamondbacks because of a "mild right-rib-cage strain." Schwarber was scratched from Wednesday's game against the Reds. The Cubs will re-evaluate Schwarber...

Miles: Wind is blowing the Cubs’ way

Sep 04 2015 | 6:36 pm - It's early still, but there's beginning to be an air of inevitability to the Chicago Cubs making the playoffs. Manager Joe Maddon has talked "when" and not "if" all year. And the players have been a loose bunch the whole way. It showed in Friday's...

Chicago Cubs’ depth figures to be key factor down stretch

Sep 03 2015 | 8:31 pm - If slugging rookie Kyle Schwarber is out for any length of time with a rib injury, the Chicago Cubs may be able to make do. Their pickup this week of outfielder Austin Jackson could turn out to be a key move, says Daily Herald Cubs writer Bruce...

Maddon says Soler ready to start hitting again

Sep 02 2015 | 7:04 pm - The Chicago Cubs may have gotten some good news on one injury front. Right fielder Jorge Soler may be able to swing the bat Friday. Soler has been on the disabled list since Aug. 24 with an oblique strain.

Off day comes at good time for slumping Cubs

Sep 02 2015 | 6:34 pm - The Chicago Cubs are looking like a team that could use a day off. They'll get one Thursday after dropping a 7-4 decision Wednesday to the Reds at Wrigley Field. The Reds' Joey Votto hit a 3-run homer in the ninth, and the Cubs had to scratch rookie...

Chicago Cubs win but need more ‘quality’ from starters

Sep 01 2015 | 10:57 pm - The Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 Tuesday night at Wrigley Field. They did so without getting a quality start from pitcher Dan Haren, who was better than he has been of late. Team president Theo Epstein knows his starters will have to go...

Russell victim of Chicago Cubs’ September call-ups

Sep 01 2015 | 10:28 pm - The Chicago Cubs on Tuesday made a flurry of roster moves as September call-ups arrived from the minor leagues. Javier Baez came up from Class AAA Iowa and started at second base. The Cubs also cut relief pitchers James Russell and Rafael Soriano.

Chicago Cubs end August with a loss

Aug 31 2015 | 11:35 pm - With the September stretch drive having arrived, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon remained true to form Monday by saying the final month of the season brings its own energy. The Cubs could have used some of that energy in a 13-6 loss to the...

Chicago Cubs pick up Jackson from Mariners

Aug 31 2015 | 11:35 pm - The Chicago Cubs added to their outfield depth Monday by acquiring Austin Jackson in a trade with the Seattle Mariners. A right-handed batter, Jackson gives the Cubs some speed on the bases.

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