Sat, 07 Feb 2015 10:27:05 -0800
The Colorado Rockies have signed free-agent OFs Josh Vitters (Cubs) and Jeremy Barfield (Athletics) to minor league contracts.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:09:24 -0700
Chicago Cubs OF Ryan Kalish, 2B Chris Valaika and 3B Josh Vitters were outrighted to Triple-A Iowa Wednesday, Oct. 29. SP James McDonald elected free agency.
Tue, 17 Sep 2013 16:28:42 -0700
The Chicago Cubs plan on moving 3B Josh Vitters to left field.
Tue, 17 Sep 2013 05:44:10 -0700
The Chicago Cubs are converting 3B Josh Vitters to a left fielder.
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 12:31:35 -0700
Chicago Cubs 3B Josh Vitters (hamstring) aggravated his hamstring in the minors at Triple-A Iowa and could go back on the disabled list. He has been limited to 28 games this year with various injuries.
Tue, 21 May 2013 14:52:36 -0700
Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum said 3B Josh Vitters is still a priority for the team in the future. Vitters is batting .259 with two home runs and seven RBIs in 54 at-bats with Triple-A Iowa this year. Sveum said Vitters "has got power, can hit a fastball… but there's a lot of development left in him." 3B Ian Stewart is playing behind Vitters at Iowa.
Fantasy Tip: Based on that, it doesn't sound like the Cubs are rushing to call up Vitters, especially if Luis Valbuena keeps playing the way he is. It's even worse news for Stewart, who probably won't be with the team past this season. Vitters would be an immediate option for NL-only teams were he to be called up, but there's no telling when that might happen.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 20:07:36 -0700
Chicago Cubs 3B Josh Vitters (quadriceps) returned to game action Friday, March 15, in a Cactus League spring game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. It was his first game action since Feb. 21. "I got to test (my leg) on the first ball I hit, I hit a grounder to shortstop," Vitters said. "It's kind of good that I had a couple of ground balls and got to test it out. I didn't push it to 100 percent, but I picked it up pretty close."
Thu, 14 Mar 2013 12:34:07 -0700
Chicago Cubs 3B Ian Stewart (quadriceps) will play in a minor league game Thursday, March 14, for the first time since injuring his quadriceps Feb. 21. 3B Josh Vitters (quadriceps) will suit up Friday, March 15.
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 13:02:13 -0700
Chicago Cubs 3B Josh Vitters (quadriceps) ran the bases Monday, March 11, and should return to spring action later this week.
Wed, 06 Mar 2013 14:38:59 -0800
Chicago Cubs 3Bs Ian Stewart (quadriceps) and Josh Vitters (quadriceps) are both improving and could play in games next week.