MLB

Josh Vitters #27 - 3B

Chicago Cubs

  • Age: 25
  • DOB: 1989/08/27
  • POB: Anaheim, CA
  • Height: 6-2 Weight: 200lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 1
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs in 2007 (1st round).
  • Current Status: In the minors (on 40-man roster)

Scouting Report

AssetsPlays a solid third base and displays pretty good home-run and run-producing ability. Makes pretty consistent contact and doesn't strike out a ton.
FlawsLacks consistency with the bat, and could stand to draw more walks in order to take his offensive game to another level. Doesn't do a lot of running.
Career potentialInconsistent third baseman with a little upside.

Honours and Awards

2009Midwest League (A) - All-Star Team
2008Northwest League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/03/18Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2014/03/03Re-signed by the Chicago Cubs to a one-year contract.
2013/03/16Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2013/03/04Re-signed by the Chicago Cubs to a one-year contract.
2012/08/05Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2012/03/15Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2012/03/05Re-signed by the Chicago Cubs to a one-year contract.
2011/11/18Contract purchased from Tennessee (AA).
2011/03/15Assigned by the Chicago Cubs to their minor league camp.
2010/03/14Assigned by the Chicago Cubs to their minor league camp.

Trades

2007/06/07Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 1st round (3rd overall) in 2007.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2013IowaAAA28881426405121119104.295.380.511.891
2013AZL CubsR51311100045002.077.294.154.448
2012Chicago CubsNL36997122025733204.121.193.202.395
2012IowaAAA110415541263221768307763-.304.356.513.869
2011TennesseeAA1294495612728214812254410-.283.322.448.770
2010TennesseeAA632062846120726134120-.223.292.383.675
2010DaytonaA2811016328031382241-.291.350.445.795
2009DaytonaA50189214572322523218.238.260.344.604
2009PeoriaA70269428512115467424013.316.351.535.886
2008PeoriaA41413300105002.214.214.429.643
2008BoiseA61259388525253713451314.328.365.498.863
2007BoiseA72124000125112.190.261.190.451
2007AZL CubsR73002000219003.067.094.067.161
2007Cypress (Calif.)HS-77303062929--8--.390-.870-
TotalNL36997122025733204.121.193.202.395
TotalAAA1385036815236222804196734.302.361.513.874
TotalAA19265584173402211073595610-.264.313.427.740
TotalA220862120254555261203514212639.295.331.461.792
TotalR1243131002514005.070.163.093.256

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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