Josh Vitters

#27 3B / Colorado Rockies / EXP: 1YRS / MINORS Height: 6-2 Weight: 200 lb Age: 26 College: No College Bats/Throws R/R

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    • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

      Rockies sign Josh Vitters to minor-league contract

      The Rockies have signed uitlity man Josh Vitters to a minor-league contract, according to Baseball America. Vitters, who was the third overall pick in the 2007 draft, spent the last three seasons with the Cubs before being outrighted this offseason. He hit .213 with 11 home runs and 38 RBI in Triple-A Iowa in 2014.

    • by Chris Cwik |

      Cubs outright three players Wednesday

      The Cubs have outrighted Josh Vitters , Chris Valaika and Ryan Kalish to Triple-A Wednesday. The move takes all three players off the 40-man roster. Vitters and Kalish had some prospect buzz early in their careers, but neither has lived up to the hype. The team will likely turn to other options next season.

    • by Chris Towers |

      Josh Vitters on minor-league DL with toe injury

      Cubs minor-leaguer Josh Vitters was placed on the disabled list at Triple-A Iowa Tuesday, due to a broken big toe, reports It is now known how long this will sideline Vitters, but it is another speed bump in a difficult season. The former top prospect is hitting just .208 with six home runs in 43 games.

    • by R.J. White |

      Cubs cut eight from major-league camp

      The Cubs optioned five players to Triple-A Iowa Tuesday, including outfielder Brett Jackson, infielders Josh Vitters and Christian Villanueva and pitchers Zac Rosscup and Arodys Vizcaino. The team also reassigned catcher Rafael Lopez, outfielder Mitch Maier and pitcher Armando Rivero to minor-league camp.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Cubs not throwing in the towel on Josh Vitters, Brett Jackson

      Cubs infielder Josh Vitters and outfielder Brett Jackson used to be highly rated prospects, but struggles in the minors have pushed them off the radar. However, senior vice president of player development Jason McLeod said the Cubs haven't forgotten about Vitters and Jackson, who will both be in camp this spring. "We still have belief in both of them," McLeod said, per

    • by Igor Mello |

      Josh Vitters moved to left field

      The Cubs have shifted Josh Vitters from third base to left field, according to the Daily Herald. Vitters is hitting .267/.368/.465 with a five homers and 12 RBI in 33 games in the minors this season.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Brett Jackson, Josh Vitters won't be promoted to majors

      The Cubs don't plan to promote prospects Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters, according to Both players were September call-ups in 2012. "We don't have the young kids who are coming up like last year with Brett Jackson and Vitters," Cubs manager Dale Sveum said, per "This year, we have some older guys, some left-handed bats who are obviously in the mix for next year and we want to look at and evaluate." Jackson and Vitters have both battled injuries and have struggled in the minors this season. Their futures will the club remain in flux. "Things have changed a great deal with them missing so much time this year," Sveum said. "The player-development part of this year has been pretty much lost for both of them. It'll be a wait-and-see thing this winter."

    • by Chris Cwik |

      Josh Vitters may wind up back on disabled list

      Cubs third baseman Josh Vitters may be headed back to the disabled list, according to the Daily Herald. Vitters returned from a hamstring injury Monday, but had to leave Tuesday's game early after re-injuring his hamstring. Vitters is hitting .267/.368/.465 at two minor-league levels.

    • by R.J. White |

      Josh Vitters returns from minor-league disabled list

      Cubs infield prospect Josh Vitters has been activated from the minor-league disabled list and is in the starting lineup for Triple-A Iowa Monday, reports. He was placed on the DL in late July after suffering a strained right hamstring. Vitters has hit .289/.372/.470 with four home runs and 11 RBI in 83 at-bats with Iowa.

    • by Jeff Lippman |

      Josh Vitters on minors DL again

      Cubs prospect Josh Vitters went on the disabled list at Triple-A Iowa due to a strained right hamstring, reports. Vitters has been limited to just 31 games due to injury this season. Vitters, who was long ago a top prospect but is no longer, has four homers and 11 RBI over 83 healthy at-bats this year with Iowa.

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