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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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One day Cubs hope to be as batty as the Dodgers

Sep 21 2014 | 7:34 pm - The Los Angeles Dodgers came to town and scored 37 runs in four games, taking three of those four from the Cubs this past weekend. On Sunday, they beat the Cubs 8-5. Someday soon, the Cubs hope they can field a lineup that's as potent as what the...

Successful teams need players like Cubs’ Coghlan

Sep 21 2014 | 7:31 pm - As the Cubs continue to bring young players up through their minor-league system to the big leagues, it will be important to surround them with veteran leaders, writes Daily Herald Cubs writer Bruce Miles. Left fielder Chris Coghlan doesn't...

Dodgers hold off Cubs, take three of four

Sep 21 2014 | 5:13 pm - Once again Sunday, the Cubs made a comeback attempt against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley Field. Unlike Saturday, when the Cubs rallied for a stirring victory, they fell short Sunday 8-5 and wound up dropping three of four in this series.

Key Coghlan homer rallies Cubs past Dodgers

Sep 20 2014 | 3:54 pm - For the second straight day, the Cubs didn't get much from their starting pitcher, but Chris Coghlan's big day at the plate bailed them out. Coghlan's second homer of the game, a 2-run drive in the eighth inning, helped rally the Cubs past the...

Baez battling through rough start to career

Sep 20 2014 | 8:44 pm - The Cubs have been steadfast in playing rookie shortstop-second baseman Javier Baez since his call-up from the minor leagues last month. Baez has prodigious power, but he also has a high strikeout rate. The Cubs say the experience he's getting will...

Coghlan's huge day lifts Cubs

Sep 21 2014 | 9:48 am - Chris Coghlan is a long way from his Rookie of the Year season with the Marlins. He's persevered and has been a contributing member of the Cubs this year. His huge day helped them rally Saturday for an improbable 8-7 victory over the Dodgers at...

Kershaw wins No. 20 as Dodgers rout Cubs

Sep 19 2014 | 4:59 pm - Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw became the first pitcher in major leagues to reach 20 victories as his team routed the CUbs 14-5 at Wrigley Field. Kershaw lasted just 5 innings, but he got plenty of run support. It was another rough outing...

‘Exhausted’ Kershaw captures 20th victory

Sep 19 2014 | 8:39 pm - Cubs pitcher Edwin Jackson would love the kind of non-quality start the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw had Friday. Kershaw lasted "only" 5 innings, but he got plenty of run support as the Dodgers routed the Cubs 14-5 at Wrigley Field. It was Kershaw's...

Soler continues to impress

Sep 19 2014 | 8:41 pm - Rookie right fielder Jorge Soler continued his good production for the Cubs in Friday's 14-5 loss to the Dodgers. He had an RBI triple. Manager Rick Renteria cited a mature approach at the plate and Soler's natural talent for the fast start to his...

Dodgers rally past sloppy Cubs

Sep 18 2014 | 11:10 pm - The Los Angeles Dodgers scored 5 runs in the top of the seventh inning Thursday night to rally past the Cubs 8-4 at Wrigley Field in the opener of a four-game series. An error by rookie second baseman Logan Watkins opened the floodgates in the...

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