Johnny Giavotella

Johnny Giavotella #12

  • 2B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 8"/185
  • Age: 28

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Johnny Giavotella Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.272 4 49 2 .694

Johnny Giavotella MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.255 8 94 10 .654

Johnny Giavotella Bio

  • Full Name: Johnny Arthur Giavotella
  • Pronunciation: gia-vo-TELL-uh
  • Born: 7/10/1987 in Metairie, LA
  • Draft: 2008, Kansas City Royals, 2nd rd. (49th overall)
  • College: New Orleans
  • Debut: August 5, 2011
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2015 Stats 453 51 123 4 49 2 .272 .318 .694
MLB Career Stats 890 104 227 8 94 10 .255 .299 .654

Johnny Giavotella Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Angels AL 502 332 86.45 201.27 -2.29 8.76 30.47
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 210.08 0.43 8.96 33.38
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October 6, 2015 at 7:40 PM ET

Giavotella reaches new heights in 2015

Angels second baseman Johnny Giavotella finished the 2015 regular season with a .272 average, four homers, 49 RBIs, 51 runs scored and two stolen bases.

September 25, 2015 at 10:33 PM ET

Giavotella makes return to Angels' lineup

Angels second baseman Johnny Giavotella was back in the starting lineup for the first time in more than a month on Friday, batting ninth in the series opener against the Mariners at Angel Stadium.

Awards

Johnny Giavotella Awards

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2010 Surprise AFL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Kansas City AL
2011 Kansas City AL
2014 Kansas City AL

Topps Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Omaha PCL

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Omaha PCL

PCL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Omaha PCL

Topps Double-A All-Star

Year Team League
2010 NW Arkansas TEX

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 NW Arkansas TEX

TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 NW Arkansas TEX

Johnny Giavotella Leaderboards

Triples

Season 3B Rank
2011 4 25th in AL
2015 5 22nd in AL

Johnny Giavotella Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 25, 2015 Los Angeles Angels activated 2B Johnny Giavotella from the 15-day disabled list.
August 25, 2015 Los Angeles Angels placed 2B Johnny Giavotella on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 21, 2015. personal medical condition
December 19, 2014 Kansas City Royals traded 2B Johnny Giavotella to Los Angeles Angels for RHP Brian Broderick.
December 18, 2014 Kansas City Royals designated 2B Johnny Giavotella for assignment.
October 30, 2014 Kansas City Royals activated 2B Johnny Giavotella.
September 30, 2014 Kansas City Royals reassigned 2B Johnny Giavotella to the minor leagues.
September 1, 2014 Kansas City Royals recalled 2B Johnny Giavotella from Omaha Storm Chasers.
May 20, 2014 Kansas City Royals optioned 2B Johnny Giavotella to Omaha Storm Chasers.
May 9, 2014 Kansas City Royals recalled Johnny Giavotella from Omaha Storm Chasers.
April 12, 2014 Kansas City Royals optioned 2B Johnny Giavotella to Omaha Storm Chasers.
April 9, 2014 Kansas City Royals recalled Johnny Giavotella from Omaha Storm Chasers.
March 25, 2014 Kansas City Royals optioned 2B Johnny Giavotella to Omaha Storm Chasers.
September 3, 2013 Kansas City Royals recalled Johnny Giavotella from Omaha Storm Chasers.
July 18, 2013 Kansas City Royals optioned Johnny Giavotella to Omaha Storm Chasers.
June 30, 2013 Kansas City Royals recalled Johnny Giavotella from Omaha Storm Chasers.
March 23, 2013 Kansas City Royals optioned Johnny Giavotella to Omaha Storm Chasers.
August 18, 2012 Kansas City Royals recalled Johnny Giavotella from Omaha Storm Chasers.
June 12, 2012 Kansas City Royals optioned Johnny Giavotella to Omaha Storm Chasers.
May 9, 2012 Kansas City Royals recalled Johnny Giavotella from Omaha Storm Chasers.
March 25, 2012 Kansas City Royals optioned Johnny Giavotella to Omaha Storm Chasers.
August 5, 2011 Kansas City Royals selected the contract of Johnny Giavotella from Omaha Storm Chasers.
March 31, 2011 Johnny Giavotella assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
January 3, 2011 Kansas City Royals invited non-roster 2B Johnny Giavotella to spring training.
April 1, 2010 Johnny Giavotella assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Wilmington Blue Rocks.

Johnny Arthur Giavotella Bio Info

Full name is Johnny Arthur Giavotella, Jr...participated in the 2011 and 2013 Royals FanFest and 2012 and 2013 Royals Caravan...Graduated from Jesuit High (New Orleans, LA) in 2005...member of the Louisiana 5A State Championship team...Attended the University of New Orleans...hit .354 with 12 home runs, 56 RBI and 19 stolen bases as a junior... named Most Outstanding Player of the 2007 Sun Belt Conference Tournament as UNO won the title...following the 2007 campaign, named by Baseball America as the top sophomore second baseman in the country.

2014

Played in 12 games over three different stints with Kansas City, batting .216 (8/37) with a double, a home run and five RBI...Hit lone home run of season, a three-run shot May 11 in Seattle, helping KC to a 9-7 win...Appeared in 114 games with Triple-A Omaha, batting .308 (136/441) with 66 runs, 33 doubles, two triples, seven home runs, 61 RBI and 20 stolen bases...Tied for fourth in Pacific Coast League in doubles and tied for eighth in batting average...Designated for assignment Dec. 18, 2014 (RHP Kris Medlen added to KC 40-man).

2013 Johnny spent a majority of 2012 with Omaha (AAA), but played 53 games with the Royals over two stints...He recorded a solo home run to dead center on September 4 vs. Texas, his first long ball in the Majors since September 3, 2011 vs. Cleveland, a span of 185 at bats. 2011 Johnny got his first look at the Majors, playing 46 games for the Royals, after dominating the Pacific Coast League ... was named by the organization as the George Brett Hitter of the Year ... was a PCL All-Star starter and was leading all of minor league baseball with 153 hits at the time of his call up. ... Had his contract selected from Omaha on August 5 and made his debut that night vs. Detroit. ... Hit .333 (14-for-42) in his first 11 games and then batted just .221 (30-for-136) the remainder of the way. ... Underwent arthroscopic surgery in Vail, Colo., following the season to repair a labral tear in his right hip. 2010 Spent the entire season at NW Arkansas (AA) and helped guide the Naturals to the Texas League title...Ranked among the Texas League leaders in 11 offensive categories including pacing the circuit in hits and runs, tying for fi rst in games played; second in at bats, batting average and doubles; third in total bases with 240, fi fth in on-base pct., sixth in walks, seventh in OPS at .855 and eighth in RBI...Named a starter at second base in the Texas League All-Star Game and also a league postseason All-Star...Following the season, competed for Surprise in the Arizona Fall League and hit .328 (21-for-64) with 10 doubles, 2 home runs, 13 RBI and 11 runs scored in 16 games...played in the league's Rising Stars Game. 2009 Ranked among the Carolina League leaders in 2009 in games played (T1st), runs (2nd), triples (3rd), walks (fifth) and stolen bases (T7th). 2008 Joined Burlington in June, 2008 after signing and helped lead the Bees to a late postseason run and the Midwest League title.