Carrie Muskat of MLB.com believes that Luis Valbuena is the front runner to start at third base for the Cubs in 2014.
Luis Valbuena doubled and homered for the Cubs in Monday's win over the Mets.
Cubs activated INF Luis Valbuena from the 15-day disabled list.
Luis Valbuena (oblique) went 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI, and a walk in his first rehab game with the Cubs' Arizona League affiliate on Tuesday.
Luis Valbuena (oblique) will begin a rehab assignment with the Cubs' Arizona League team Tuesday.
Luis Valbuena has been cleared to head to the Cubs' spring training complex to begin workouts.
Cubs placed INF Luis Valbuena on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 3, with a strained right oblique.
Luis Valbuena is expected to be placed on the disabled list prior to Sunday's game due to a right oblique strain.
Luis Valbuena went 2-for-5 and hit his seventh homer Wednesday off Oakland's Bartolo Colon.
Luis Valbuena had a decent night at the dish in Friday’s loss to the Reds, going 2-for-3 with a double, run scored and RBI.
Luis Valbuena (pinkie) is back in Wednesday's lineup against the Rockies.
Luis Valbuena (pinkie) is expected to return to the Cubs' lineup on Wednesday against the Rockies.
Luis Valbuena (pinkie) is not in the Cubs' starting lineup on Monday night against the Rockies.
Luis Valbuena (pinkie) was able to play catch and hit in the batting cage on Sunday afternoon.