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Johnny Giavotella

28-Year-Old Second Baseman – Los Angeles Angels

2016 Stats

AVG

.279

HR

6

RBI

25

R

29

SB

3

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Giavotella seemingly came out of nowhere to grab the starting job at second base from Josh Rutledge out of spring training, but his ability to hang on to it may have had more to do with the lack of op...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 8"   WT: 185   DOB: 7/10/1987   BORN: Metairie, LA   COLLEGE: New Orleans   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with the Royals in June of 2008.

June 21, 2016  –  Johnny Giavotella News

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Giavotella went 1-for-2 with a home run in a loss to the Astros on Monday.

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Johnny Giavotella Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2008 20 A BUR 68 309 278 50 83 24 18 2 4 26 10 7 25 34 3 3 0 .299 .355 .421 .776
2009 21 A WIL 133 557 476 84 123 38 24 8 6 52 26 9 66 54 11 4 0 .258 .351 .380 .731
2010 22 AA NOR 134 597 522 92 168 49 35 5 9 65 13 7 61 67 7 3 4 .322 .395 .460 .855
2011 23 AAA OMA 110 503 453 67 153 45 34 2 9 72 9 5 40 57 3 5 2 .338 .390 .481 .871
2011 23 MAJ KC 46 187 178 20 44 15 9 4 2 21 5 2 6 32 0 2 1 .247 .273 .376 .649
2012 24 AAA OMA 89 418 362 67 117 32 20 2 10 71 7 1 46 40 0 4 6 .323 .404 .472 .876
2012 24 MAJ KC 53 189 181 21 43 9 7 1 1 15 3 0 8 35 0 0 0 .238 .270 .304 .574
2013 25 AAA OMA 100 426 370 48 106 31 24 0 7 46 8 4 51 59 0 5 0 .286 .369 .408 .777
2013 25 MAJ KC 14 48 41 4 9 3 3 0 0 4 0 0 5 4 0 0 2 .220 .333 .293 .626
2014 26 AAA OMA 114 493 441 66 136 42 33 2 7 61 20 4 47 36 0 4 1 .308 .373 .440 .813
2014 26 MAJ KC 12 41 37 8 8 2 1 0 1 5 0 1 1 5 0 1 2 .216 .268 .324 .592
2015 27 MAJ LAA 129 502 453 51 123 34 25 5 4 49 2 1 32 59 9 6 2 .272 .318 .375 .693
2016 28 MAJ LAA 65 245 233 29 65 20 14 0 6 25 3 3 7 27 3 2 0 .279 .298 .416 .714
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3-Year Averages     51 196 177 21 46 11 9 1 1 19 0 0 12 22 3 2 2 .260 .311 .339 .650
Career  (View All)     319 1,212 1,123 133 292 83 59 10 14 119 13 7 59 162 12 11 7 .260 .298 .368 .666

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Johnny Giavotella Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jun. 24 Oak 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .298 .416 .714
Jun. 23 Oak 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .272 .291 .412 .703
Jun. 22 @Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .288 .406 .694
Jun. 21 @Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .293 .414 .707
Jun. 20 @Hou 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .298 .421 .719
Jun. 19 @Oak 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .276 .296 .407 .703
Jun. 18 @Oak 5 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .292 .405 .697
Jun. 17 @Oak 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .273 .294 .395 .689
Jun. 15 Min 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .295 .391 .686
Jun. 14 Min 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .274 .298 .396 .694
Jun. 13 Min 4 2 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .269 .294 .378 .672
Jun. 12 Cle 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .279 .344 .623
Jun. 11 Cle 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .280 .341 .621
Jun. 10 Cle 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .279 .341 .620
Jun. 9 @NYY 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .278 .344 .622
Jun. 8 @NYY 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .279 .341 .620
Jun. 7 @NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .287 .351 .638
Jun. 6 @NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .287 .357 .644
Jun. 5 @Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .294 .366 .660
Jun. 4 @Pit 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .281 .301 .375 .676
Jun. 3 @Pit 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .302 .378 .680
Jun. 1 Det 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .299 .377 .676
May. 31 Det 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .307 .388 .695
May. 30 Det 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .307 .388 .695
May. 29 Hou 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .309 .392 .701
May. 28 Hou 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .315 .401 .716
May. 27 Hou 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .314 .403 .717
May. 25 @Tex 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .301 .389 .690
May. 24 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .290 .373 .663
May. 23 @Tex 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .299 .385 .684
Last 7 Days 28 4 9 1 0 2 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 .321 .321 .571 .892
Last 14 Days 53 9 19 4 0 4 7 1 5 1 1 0 1 2 .358 .364 .660 1.024
Last 30 Days 115 14 33 8 0 4 11 3 15 1 1 0 1 3 .287 .303 .461 .764

Johnny Giavotella: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 65
2015 128 1
2014 12
2013 13 1
2012 45 4
2011 46

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Johnny Giavotella Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016602031.283.300.595
2015112131120.250.348.674
201482000.125.125.347

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016173276222.277.457.755
2015341383372.279.384.700
2014296150.241.379.661

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016115173141.313.443.774
2015231303241.273.416.733
2014244010.208.250.481

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016118123112.246.390.656
2015222211251.270.333.653
2014134140.231.462.795
Johnny Giavotella Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2008 20 A BUR 309 278 8.1% 11% 0.74 88% .329 .122
2009 21 A WIL 557 476 11.8% 9.7% 1.22 89% .281 .122
2010 22 AA NOR 597 522 10.2% 11.2% 0.91 87% .357 .138
2011 23 AAA OMA 503 453 8% 11.3% 0.70 87% .372 .143
2011 23 MAJ KC 187 178 3.2% 17.1% 0.19 82% .292 .129
2012 24 AAA OMA 418 362 11% 9.6% 1.15 89% .343 .149
2012 24 MAJ KC 189 181 4.2% 18.5% 0.23 81% .290 .066
2013 25 AAA OMA 426 370 12% 13.8% 0.86 84% .326 .122
2013 25 MAJ KC 48 41 10.4% 8.3% 1.25 90% .243 .073
2014 26 AAA OMA 493 441 9.5% 7.3% 1.31 92% .324 .132
2014 26 MAJ KC 41 37 2.4% 12.2% 0.20 86% .226 .108
2015 27 MAJ LAA 502 453 6.4% 11.8% 0.54 87% .305 .103
2016 28 MAJ LAA 245 233 2.9% 11% 0.26 88% .295 .137
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3-Year Averages     196 177 6.1% 11.2% 0.55 88% .292 .079
Career     1,212 1,123 4.9% 13.4% 0.36 86% .294 .108

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2016 Stat Review for Johnny Giavotella    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.279 AVG
GOOD
88% Contact Rate
GREAT
.295 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.416 SLG
WEAK
.137 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.26 BB/K
POOR
2.9% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
11.0% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

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.714 OPS
WEAK
.298 OBP
POOR

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Johnny Giavotella: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Giavotella is not in the lineup for Monday's matchup with the Astros, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.

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Giavotella went 2-for-4 with a homer and a stolen base Tuesday against the Twins.

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Giavotella hit a solo home run, his third, as part of a 4-for-4 game with two runs scored in Monday's loss to the Twins.

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Giavotella is out of the lineup for Tuesday's matchup with the Tigers, Pedro Moura of the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Giavotella is out of the lineup Sunday against the Rays.

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Giavotella is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Brewers.

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Giavotella is out of the lineup Sunday against the Rangers, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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Giavotella is out of Wednesday's lineup against the Royals, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.

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Giavotella homered, his first, as part of a 3-for-4 game with three runs scored and three RBI.

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Giavotella is out of the lineup for Tuesday's matchup with the White Sox.

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Giavotella is not in the lineup Saturday against the Twins, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.

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2016

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2015

Giavotella saw major league action for the fourth straight season in 2014, although it came a bit earlier than usual, as he was recalled to provide infield depth in May after second baseman Omar Infante hit the disabled list with back soreness. He was optioned back to Triple-A Omaha after Infante's return, where he slashed .308/.373/.440 with 61 RBI and 20 steals over 493 plate appearances. The right-handed second baseman returned to the Royals as a September callup, but didn't see much meaningful action during that time, collecting just three total at-bats on the month. He's been given several opportunities to earn a steady role with the club over the past few seasons, but has been unable to take advantage, and once again seems suited for an organizational depth role at the Triple-A level. After being traded to the Angels in December, Giavotella will look to breakthrough in Anaheim following the departure of Howie Kendrick.

2014

Over the last two seasons, Giavotella has come into spring training to compete for the job and even walked in last year with the job being "his to lose," according to manager Ned Yost. Both times, Giavotella failed to take the reins, and while he's improved defensively, his work at the plate has been incredibly disappointing at the major league level. Three full years at Triple-A have shown that he is more than capable of successfully playing at that level, posting a solid average with strong on-base totals, but in three cups of coffee with the big club, Giavotella has scraped together a career slash line of .240/.278/.335 over 424 at-bats. With the addition of Omar Infante, the Royals will limit Giavotella to a reserve role, if he's not serving as organizational depth at Triple-A.

2013

Giavotella flopped last spring when given the chance to earn the starting job at second base, and was sent down to open the season at Triple-A. He began the season quite well, batting .331 with an OBP that hovered around .360, and when the Royals needed to replace an injured Chris Getz in mid-May, Giavotella received the call. Unfortunately, he hit just .217 over 21 games and quickly found himself back in the minors. He was summoned again towards the tail-end of the season, but produced similarly unimpressive results. The Royals will likely give Giavotella another shot this spring and if he can translate some of his minor league success to the majors, he could be a strong asset, posting a decent average and mid-level pop. Until he can bring the same plate discipline to the majors as he enjoys down on the farm, he will be nothing more than a part-timer forever on the shuttle between Triple-A and the show.

2012

A youth movement began in 2011 for the Royals and Giavotella was a part of it as he came up in early August to serve as the team's starting second baseman. He hit .247/.273/.376 with two home runs, 21 RBI, and five stolen bases over 187 plate appearances at the major league level. In the minors, he showed an ability to hit for average and get on base with limited power. At 24 years old, he should show more speed (26 stolen bases at High-A Wilmington in 2009) and get back to the plate discipline that made him successful in the minors. Now that the Royals appear to be done with Chris Getz as a starter, Giavotella could prove to be a helpful asset to owners in deeper leagues.