by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com (4/30/2013) Cubs third base prospect Josh Vitters returned from the minor-league disabled list Tuesday, MLB.com reports.
Vitters has appeared in just one game for Triple-A Iowa so far. He hit .305/.356/.513 at Iowa in 110 games last year. Vitters will be angling for a second call-up this season. He earned 99 at-bats for the Cubs last season but hit just .121/.193/.202 with 33 strikeouts.
Josh Vitters placed on Triple-A disabled list
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com (4/12/2013) Cubs third base prospect Josh Vitters has been placed on the Triple-A disabled list, the team announced Friday.
Vitters has been "battling a sore back since the team left spring training," according to Baseball America. He has made just one plate appearance with Triple-A Iowa this season.
Cubs shed four players from roster
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (3/18/2013) The Chicago Cubs further trimmed their roster Monday by optioning third baseman Josh Vitters to Triple-A Iowa, and reassigning pitcher Barret Loux, shortstop Javier Baez and catcher Rafael Lopez to the team's minor-league camp. Baez is considered the team's top prospect by MLB.com and finished with a .333 batting average, four homers and nine RBI in 15 games this spring.
Josh Vitters dismisses sore quad
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (3/15/2013) Cubs third baseman Josh Vitters said Friday he was pleased with his showing during his Cactus League debut Thursday and reported no problems with his sore left quad. In his first game since Feb. 21, Vitters entered as a substitute and was 0 for 2. "I got to test [my leg] on the first ball I hit, I hit a grounder to shortstop," he told MLB.com. "It's kind of good that I had a couple ground balls and got to test it out. I didn't push it quite to 100 percent, but I picked it up pretty close."
Josh Vitters ready for to play
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (3/14/2013) MLB.com reports Cubs third baseman Josh Vitters, who has been sidelined since Feb. 21 with a sore left quadriceps, will play in an exhibition game against Team Japan on Friday.
Vitters likely out another week
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (3/10/2013) Cubs third baseman Josh Vitters will be sidelined until at least next weekend as he continues to nurse a sore left quadriceps. Vitters, who has been out since playing in an intrasquad game on Feb. 21, is dealing with the same issue as fellow third baseman Ian Stewart. "They're still feeling it," manager Dale Sveum told MLB.com on Sunday. "They're still feeling stiffness when they're jogging at 80 percent or running at 80 percent. Hopefully, maybe [they'll be back] this weekend."
Vitters out 10 to 14 days
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (2/23/2013) MLB.com reports Cubs third baseman Josh Vitters underwent an MRI and the results came back that he has a mild quad strain. Vitters will sit out 10 to 14 days.
Vitters nursing sore quad
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (2/21/2013) MLB.com reports Cubs third baseman Josh Vitters is day to day with a sore left quadriceps. He's scheduled to play in Friday's intrasquad game, but he could be removed from the lineup.