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Chicago Cubs Call Up Triple-A Hitting Coach Von Joshua

Published by on June 14, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

After another shutout and loss on Saturday to the Twins, the Cubs on Sunday made a change and called down to Triple-A Iowa for help. The Cubs didn't recall Jake Fox or another minor league player for offensive support, but rather the Iowa Cubs' hitting coach.

Von Joshua, who has been a hitting coach since 1984 and with the Iowa Cubs for the last four years, was once the MLB hitting coach for the Chicago White Sox.

As the Triple-A Iowa hitting coach over the last four years, he has already worked with some of the current Chicago Cubs, like Micah Hoffpauir, Mike Fontenot, Ryan Theriot, Geovany Soto, Andrews Blanco, as well as Fox.

Von Joshua will be in uniform for the big-league Cubs when they play the Whit...

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