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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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Apr 19 2018 | 6:51 pm - It’s been awhile since Kyle Hendricks has pitched, but he’ll get the ball in Friday night’s series opener in Denver.

Cubs bats warm up with weather in 8-5 win over Cards

Apr 19 2018 | 6:29 pm - Launch angle? Exit velocity? Who needs ‘em? The Chicago Cubs and manager Joe Maddon were happy to throw a singles party Thursday in an 8-5 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field.

Cold truth: Chicago Cubs struggling to produce

Apr 18 2018 | 2:15 pm - It’s probably too early to panic about the Chicago Cubs’ sluggish start to the season, but Daily Herald Cubs writer Bruce Miles lays out several causes for concern.

Weather or not, it’s been an early grind for Chicago Cubs

Apr 17 2018 | 8:43 pm - Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo and general manager Jed Hoyer weighed in Tuesday about the weather the Major League Baseball’s scheduling. It’s all talk on both parts, as nothing can be done about either.

Short night for Chicago Cubs’ Chatwood

Apr 17 2018 | 11:38 pm - Tyler Chatwood had a hard time with his command Tuesday night as he and the Chicago Cubs fell 5-3 to the St. Louis Cardinals.

Some hot questions as Chicago Cubs try to move past cold start

Apr 17 2018 | 6:35 am - The Chicago Cubs game was postponed for a second straight day Monday. There has been little action on the field, but Daily Herald Cubs writer Bruce Miles has answers to some burning questions.

Cubs’ Maddon pleased with postponing game after Saturday’s struggles

Apr 15 2018 | 6:22 pm - Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon was more than happy that Sunday’s scheduled game between the Cubs and the Atlanta Braves at Wrigley Field was postponed because of bad weather. Maddon was not happy Saturday’s game was played, even...

Scouting report: Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Apr 15 2018 | 4:17 pm - The St. Louis Cardinals come to town to play the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Bruce Miles has the scouting report

Butler putting in MVP-quality performances for Cubs

Apr 14 2018 | 7:40 pm - If you’re looking for an early MVP of the Chicago Cubs pitching staff, look no further than reliever Eddie Butler.

Whoa! Down 10-2, Cubs come back to stun Braves 14-10

Apr 14 2018 | 7:06 pm - The Chicago Cubs rallied from a 10-2 deficit Saturday, scoring 9 runs in the eighth inning to beat the Atlanta Braves 14-10 at Wrigley Field. The game began with a temperature of 38 degrees and a windchill of 28.

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