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2014 Avg.
.216
 
Career Avg.
.238
Name  Johnny Giavotella
Born  7/10/1987
Height  5-8
Weight  180
Number  9
Position  2B
Bats  R
Throws  R
9/20/2013 10:38:00 AM
Description: Royals second baseman Johnny Giavotella could get a rare start Saturday as he's 5-for-9 (.556) with a home run against Detroit ace Max Scherzer.
Insight: It's not like Omar Infante (.255, 6 HR, 64 RBI, 47 runs, .634 OPS) has been doing anything special, so don't be surprised if Giavotella, who doubled and scored in Friday's game, is in the lineup. Update: Giavotella is not in the starting lineup.
 
9/20/2013 9:38:00 AM
Description: Royals second baseman Johnny Giavotella could get a rare start Saturday as he's 5-for-9 (.556) with a home run against Detroit ace Max Scherzer.
Insight: It's not like Omar Infante (.255, 6 HR, 64 RBI, 47 runs, .634 OPS) has been doing anything special, so don't be surprised if Giavotella, who doubled and scored in Friday's game, is in the lineup.
 
7/18/2013 7:31:00 PM
Description: The Royals are sending second baseman Johnny Giavotella down to Triple-A Omaha.
Insight: Kansas City's second base woes continue. Giavotella struggled to a .206 average in 34 at bats before his demotion. Who the Royals will use at second base going forward is anyone's guess.