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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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Sep 27 2016 | 9:14 am - The Chicago Cubs won their 100th game of the season Monday night, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-2 at PNC Park.

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Sep 26 2016 | 12:18 am - Chicago Cubs left-hander Jon Lester lowered his ERA from 2.36 to 2.28 with another strong performance Sunday night as the Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 at Wrigley Field. Catcher David Ross homered and received several ovations in his final...

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Sep 24 2016 | 8:39 pm - The Chicago Cubs have homefield advantage throughout the National League playoffs, and they’re looking to make the most of it.

Hammel open-minded about playoffs roster

Sep 24 2016 | 11:15 pm - Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel was rocked Saturday in a 10-4 loss to the Cardinals. Hammel is sounding open-minded on whether he will be on the postseason roster.

No decisions on Chicago Cubs’ roster for playoffs

Sep 23 2016 | 11:13 pm - Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said Friday no final decisions have been made about the makeup of the team’s postseason roster.

Less is more for Arrieta, Cubs

Sep 23 2016 | 6:38 pm - Jake Arrieta found out Friday a little less can be more in a 5-0 victory for the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field.

Defense rules the day for Chicago Cubs

Sep 22 2016 | 8:41 pm - Not only do the Chicago Cubs have a strong defense with several Gold Glove candidates, but they also have a versatile defense, with several players ready, willing and able to play several positions.

Cardinals series means something for Chicago Cubs

Sep 22 2016 | 10:25 pm - The St. Louis Cardinals come to Wrigley Field this weekend, and the Chicago Cubs will try to spoil their wild-card hopes.

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