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 shore up bullpen in deal with Texas Rangers

Nov 20 2015 | 9:36 pm - The Chicago Cubs made some moves Friday relating to their 40-man roster and to their bullpen. They traded for relief pitcher Spencer Patton from Texas and added four players from their minor-league system to the 40-man roster.

Are Cubs considering a reunion with Samardzija?

Nov 19 2015 | 4:56 pm - The Chicago Cubs and free-agent pitcher Jeff Samardzija could be in the early stages of talking about a reunion. Samardzija, who pitched for the White Sox in 2015, has held informal talks with Cubs president Theo Epstein.

Cubs’ Arrieta wins Cy Young award

Nov 18 2015 | 8:50 pm - Cubs ace Jake Arrieta wins the NL Cy Young award.

Cubs’ Arrieta went from a career crossroads to a Cy Young

Nov 18 2015 | 8:55 pm - It's been quite some journey for Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta. On Wednesday, Arrieta was able to stop at an important milepost and reflect on winning the 2015 Cy Young Award in the National League.

Manager of the Year Maddon says Wrigley's the place to be

Nov 18 2015 | 9:41 am - Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon was in a celebratory mood Tuesday night. Maddon captured his third Manager of the Year Award, and his first in the National League, after leading the Cubs to 97 victories in the regular season.

Arrieta, Bryant may bring home awards this week

Nov 16 2015 | 9:45 am - Awards season is here for Major League Baseball, and three members of the Chicago Cubs are finalists. Kris Bryant is the odds-on favorite for Rookie of the Year, which will be announced Monday night. Joe Maddon is a finalist for Manager of the Year,...

Cubs season-ticket holders will have to pay more

Nov 13 2015 | 8:26 pm - The Chicago Cubs will increase 2016 prices for season-ticket holders by an average of about 10 percent. The Cubs also said center fielder Dexter Fowler has rejected the standard qualifying offer of $15.8 million and will test the free-agent market.

Chicago Cubs know that power brings strikeouts

Nov 07 2015 | 6:08 pm - Don't expect the Chicago Cubs to become the Kansas City Royals with their offense in 2016. The Royals didn't hit many homers, and they didnt' strike out much. Although the Cubs hope for some improvement, their power hitters will still strike out a...

Lessons learned, Chicago Cubs ready to move forward

Nov 07 2015 | 11:40 pm - Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer took a moment to reflect on his team's 2015 season before he got set to head to Florida and this week's GM meetings. Hoyer said there are lessons from the past to guide the future.

Cubs look to strike quickly in fast-moving free agent market

Nov 06 2015 | 7:38 pm - Don't expect a feeding frenzy, with baseball's free agent signing period getting under way late Friday. But the Cubs expect to be active as they seek to upgrade their starting pitching.

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