Cubs optioned RHP Arodys Vizcaino, OF Brett Jackson, RHP Zac Rosscup and 3Bs Christian Villanueva and Josh Vitters to Triple-A Iowa; reassigned C Rafael Lopez, OF Mitch Maier and RHP Armando Rivero to minor league camp.
Arodys Vizcaino (elbow) is healthy and ready to compete for a spot in the Cubs' bullpen.
Cubs president Theo Epstein said Thursday that Arodys Vizcaino (elbow) has been throwing 98 mph and showing "electric" stuff.
Cubs activated RHP Arodys Vizcaino from the 60-day disabled list.
Arodys Vizcaino will not pitch in the Arizona Fall League.
Arodys Vizcaino has been ruled out for the season after recently undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow to address a calcium buildup.
Cubs manager Dale Sveum said Tuesday that Arodys Vizcaino (elbow) is a couple weeks away from appearing in a game.
Cubs placed RHP Arodys Vizcaino on the 60-day disabled list with an elbow injury.
Cubs manager Dale Sveum doesn't expect Arodys Vizcaino (elbow) to be an option for the Cubs until midseason.
Arodys Vizcaino (elbow) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Tuesday.
Cubs transferred RHP Arodys Vizcaino to the 60-day disabled list.
Cubs acquired RHPs Arodys Vizcaino and Jaye Chapman from the Braves for LHP Paul Maholm, OF Reed Johnson and cash considerations.
Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reports that the Braves are sending prospect right-hander Arodys Vizcaino to the Cubs in the deal for Paul Maholm and Reed Johnson.