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Josh VittersTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2012-2012
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Futures Game

Positions3B-497, LF-76, 1B-62Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoshua Warren Vitters
Height6-3Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 27,1989 [28.354]PlaceAnaheim,California
High SchoolCypress (Cypress,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 2007 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$3,200,000Signing ScoutsDenny HendersonTim WilkenService Time0.060 (2014)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2008-MLB-#43 ... 2008-CHN-#1 ... 2009-MLB-#51 ... 2009-CHN-#1 ... 2010-MLB-#70 ... 2010-CHN-#3 ... 2011-CHN-#5 ... 2012-CHN-#9
MLB DebutAugust 5,2012 [22.343]
OrganizationsCHN [8] Awards4
TBC Player ID128913Retrosheet IDvittj001MLBAM ID519388
RelationshipsBrother of Christian Vitters
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed40Power64Contact39XBH67RBIs49Runs49Hitting42Durability62Team.479Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007Arizona CubsArizRkchn-3b17730020002001900101.067.094.067.1612032.091.000.033.0783.1328.139.000.000.000.00
2007Boise HawksNwstA-chn93b17721240001112500000.190.261.190.4514023.250.000.095.2188.7021.742.500.000.000.00
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         14512600031131400101.118.164.118.2826055.158.000.059.1375.4525.454.670.000.000.00
2008Boise HawksNwstA-chn123b1861259388525253713134530225.328.365.498.86312932277.379.170.212.3724.6916.253.461.8151.8037.65
2008Peoria ChiefsMidwAchn-3b18414133001000500001.214.214.429.6436314.333.215.214.2700.0035.710.000.000.00100.00
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         65273398828253813135030226.322.357.495.85213535291.377.173.212.3674.4717.183.851.7254.6039.77
2009Peoria ChiefsMidwAchn123b1970269428512115464074290306.316.351.535.88614428288.326.219.260.3812.4314.586.005.2117.9332.94
2009Daytona CubsFSLA+chn153b19501892145723222152310102.238.260.344.6046512196.256.106.138.2652.5511.734.601.5363.0026.67
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         120458631301931868611265100408.284.314.456.77020940484.296.172.210.3342.4813.435.423.7225.4430.77
2010Daytona CubsFSLA+chn83b20281101632803134182220001.291.350.445.7954911120.341.154.255.3526.6718.332.752.5036.6734.38
2010Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn263b2063206284612072620134172019.223.292.383.6757919228.247.160.233.3005.7017.983.153.0729.4341.30
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         9131644782001039612163920110.247.312.405.71712830348.280.158.241.3186.0318.103.002.8731.6038.46
2011Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn63b211294495612728214814102254818116.283.322.448.77020144488.290.165.200.3344.5111.072.452.8732.0734.65
2012Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn73b2211041554126322176863307750248.304.356.513.86921351452.337.209.289.3716.6417.042.573.7624.4140.48
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn53b22369971220252073320106.121.193.202.395204109.154.081.172.1836.4230.284.711.8349.5033.33
2013Arizona CubsArizRkchn-3b23513111000004500000.077.294.154.4482117.125.077.385.23723.5329.411.250.000.00100.00
2013Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn13b23288814264051210111910004.295.380.511.891459100.328.216.352.39011.0019.001.735.0017.6034.62
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         3310115275051210152410004.267.368.465.8334710117.306.198.356.36812.8220.511.604.2720.2037.04
2014Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn1lf24112375338014011384123107510116.213.268.339.60712725404.268.126.195.2725.6926.494.652.7234.0931.25
2016Bridgeport BluefishAtlInd-2680265366016052500227270110.226.302.343.6459121295.291.117.200.2857.4624.413.271.6953.0035.00
2017Sioux City ExplorersAmerAssocInd--27501731532602100164920100.185.220.254.474448182.244.069.098.2093.3026.928.171.1086.5025.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter369971220252073320106.121.193.202.395204109.154.081.172.0006.4230.284.711.8349.5033.33
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter6742438306662146980347292013945441417969.272.320.437.75710662352639.303.165.226.0005.2717.203.273.0330.4835.50
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter25087810123250233118114642031112528.264.321.438.75938585956.309.174.255.0006.6921.233.173.4526.6136.64
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter192655841734022110761035951538225.264.313.427.74028063716.278.163.211.0004.8913.272.712.9331.1936.42
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter78299377715263562134530103.258.294.381.67511423316.285.123.181.0004.1114.243.461.9049.8329.87
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter74283438815115474074790307.311.344.530.87415031302.326.219.258.0002.3215.566.714.9718.8735.23
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter68280408925253824155030225.318.357.475.83213332300.370.157.204.0005.0016.673.331.6756.0035.96
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12431310020051400101.070.163.093.2564149.100.023.140.00010.2028.572.800.000.0033.33
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1304385192220735012812190210.210.270.308.57813529477.272.098.160.0005.8725.374.321.4762.5731.52
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter369971220252073320106.121.193.202.395204109.154.081.172.0006.4230.284.711.8349.5033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624463254909239032149905027.121.193.202.3959018491.154.081.172.0006.4230.284.711.8349.5033.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games16258674159352198375331091014217.272.320.437.75725656634.303.165.226.0005.2717.203.273.0330.4835.50

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2016Bridgeport BluefishAtlInd-Rel26000.0010100001.00000100000.75----6.75--0.00--
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100001.00000100000.75----6.75--0.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2007Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn173B4--173-118.7272.00------757.17.1
2007Boise Hawks NwstA-chn173B5--3122-1715.8823.00------771.46.6
2008Boise Hawks NwstA-chn183B57--401111414165151.9152.65------6193.475.0
2008Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn183B3--3522108.8002.67------475.02.2
2009Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn193B62--4099138152139.9142.24------7088.644.9
2009Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn193B42--26698510395.9222.26------5084.031.1
2010Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn203B21--17355-5752.9122.48------2875.015.1
2010Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn203B58--32881310133120.9022.07------6392.141.7
2011Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn213B100--53143219217196.9031.96------12977.571.4
2011Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn211B32--22315423242238.9837.44------12924.822.9
2012Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn223B95--571622114240219.9132.31------11086.467.9
2012Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn221B9--714287775.9748.33------1108.26.4
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn223B2924197941445450.9261.720.25-----3680.617.9
2013Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn233B3---71-87.8752.33------560.05.5
2013Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn23LF1---------------520.01.8
2013Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn231B1--421176.8576.00------520.01.8
2013Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn233B18--726363633.9171.83------2864.312.5
2013Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn231B4--242-126261.0006.50------2814.32.8
2013Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn23LF2--5-1-65.8332.50------287.11.4
2014Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn24LF73--8434-9187.9561.19------11265.250.7
2014Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn241B16--92541210197.9606.06------11214.311.1
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2924197941445450.9261.720.25-----290.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B113--641882420276252.9132.23------1130.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF75--8935-9792.9481.23------750.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B29--18711621204198.9716.83------290.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B158--852313419350316.9032.00------1580.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B32--22315423242238.9837.44------320.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B63--43104135160147.9192.33------630.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B65--431041510162147.9072.26------650.00.0
A- Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B62--431231614182166.9122.68------620.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B7--1144-1915.7892.14------70.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--421176.8576.00------10.00.0
Rk Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2007Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn17-----4-----
2007Boise Hawks NwstA-chn17-----5-----
2008Boise Hawks NwstA-chn18-----57-----
2008Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn18-----3-----
2009Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn19-----62-----
2009Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn19-----42-----
2010Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn20-----21-----
2010Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn20-----58-----
2011Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn21--32--100-----
2012Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn22--9--95-----
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22-----29-----
2013Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn23--1--31----
2013Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn23--4--182----
2014Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn24--16---73----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor19166862441180221100000.353.371.485.85633670.411.132.1322.8615.715.501.4368.0025.00
2010Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor2020831421602135271200000.253.311.398.70933890.275.145.2657.7813.331.712.2241.5038.10
2010Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB20514451105000100000.357.357.571.9288214.385.214.2140.007.140.000.000.0040.00
2011Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor21241001436604174141000000.360.385.540.9255410104.372.180.2503.859.622.503.8525.0027.78
2011Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB211527574002002200000.259.310.407.71711429.280.148.2226.906.901.000.000.0057.14
2012Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB221223352103223400002.217.308.391.6999326.263.174.30411.5415.381.330.000.0060.00
2013Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2324000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2014Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2413182200000151100000.111.304.111.4152023.286.000.22221.7447.832.200.000.000.00
2015Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2521000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 3 yrs60251348116173895133300000.323.356.478.83412024264.351.155.2234.9212.502.542.6535.8629.63
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs498714197201023101900002.218.299.345.64430997.279.127.23010.3119.591.900.000.0047.37

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2007High School All-American - 1st Team (IF)1
2008Minor League Short-Season All-Star Team (3B) ... Northwest League All-Star Team (3B)2
2009Midwest League All-Star Team (3B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-04-073bFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Rockies25.223  
2015-02-073bColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract25.164Team Roster on 2015-02-07
2014-11-083bFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency25.073  
2014-10-303bChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors25.064Team Roster on 2014-10-30
2014-09-293bChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list25.033Team Roster on 2014-09-29
2014-08-233bChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured24.361Team Roster on 2014-08-23
2014-06-063bChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list24.283Team Roster on 2014-06-06
2014-05-283bChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured24.274Team Roster on 2014-05-28
2014-03-193bChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)24.204Team Roster on 2014-03-19
2013-10-073bChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)24.041Team Roster on 2013-10-07
2013-09-193bChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL24.023Team Roster on 2013-09-19
2013-08-173bChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured23.355Team Roster on 2013-08-17
2013-07-193bChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)23.326Team Roster on 2013-07-19
2013-07-113bChicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)23.318Team Roster on 2013-07-11
2013-05-293bChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Strained muscle in rib cage23.275Team Roster on 2013-05-29
2013-04-013bChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Iowa (AAA)23.217Team Roster on 2013-04-01
2013-03-053bChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0m)23.190Team Roster on 2013-03-05
2012-08-053bChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)22.343Team Roster on 2012-08-05
2012-05-253BChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinors--22.271Team Roster on 2012-05-25
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-08-16ContractSigned by Cubs 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2007Chicago Cubs-173,200,000-------3,200,000Signing Bonus out of 2007 Draft (1st round - 3rd overall)
2012Chicago CubsTeam Payroll22480,000-76049-2,954,887480,0003,680,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red