Johnny Giavotella #9 - 2B

Kansas City

  • Age: 27
  • DOB: 1987/07/10
  • POB: Metairie, LA
  • Height: 5-8 Weight: 185lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 3
  • Drafted by Kansas City in 2008 (2nd round).
  • Current Status: In the minors (on 40-man roster)
Year to date103456001515011.
On Pace12843564770013641364013-.

Scouting Report

AssetsHas pretty good pop in his bat and can draw a fair amount of walks. Also makes consistent contact without striking out much. Excels in the minors.
FlawsIs a bit undersized. Needs to improve his defensive work, especially at his natural position (second base). Lacks consistency in all areas at the highest level.
Career potentialDepth infielder with a little upside.

Honours and Awards

2011Pacific Coast League (AAA) - All-Star Team
2011Pacific Coast League (AAA) - All-Star Team
2010Texas League (AA) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/05/20Optioned to Omaha (AAA).
2014/05/09Recalled from Omaha (AAA).
2014/04/12Optioned to Omaha (AAA).
2014/04/09Recalled from Omaha (AAA).
2014/03/25Optioned to Omaha (AAA).
2014/03/01Re-signed by the Kansas City Royals to a one-year contract.
2013/09/03Recalled from Omaha (AAA).
2013/07/18Optioned to Omaha (AAA).
2013/06/29Recalled from Omaha (AAA).
2013/03/23Optioned to Omaha (AAA).
2013/02/20Re-signed by the Kansas City Royals to a one-year contract.
2012/08/17Recalled from Omaha (AAA).
2012/06/12Optioned to Omaha (AAA).
2012/05/09Recalled from Omaha (AAA).
2012/03/25Optioned to Omaha (AAA).
2012/02/24Re-signed by the Kansas City Royals to a one-year contract.
2011/08/05Contract purchased from Omaha (AAA).
2011/03/07Assigned by the Kansas City Royals to their minor league camp.


2008/06/05Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 2nd round (49th overall) in 2008.

Career Stats

2014Kansas CityAL103456001515011.
2013Kansas CityAL144149300454000.220.333.293.626
2012Kansas CityAL53181214371115835305.238.270.304.574
2011Kansas CityAL46178204494221632525.247.273.376.649
2010NW ArkansasAA134522921683559656167137-.322.395.460.855
2008New OrleansNCAA63237768416212565325197-.354-.591-
2007New OrleansNCAA64247659519415655425173-.385-.676-
2006New OrleansNCAA5522162771175513628137-.348-.529-


GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage

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