Johnny Giavotella

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Johnny Giavotella
Johnny Giavotella on May 25, 2012.jpg
Kansas City Royals – No. 9
Second baseman
Born: (1987-07-10) July 10, 1987 (age 27)
Metairie, Louisiana
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
August 5, 2011 for the Kansas City Royals
Career statistics
(through 2013 season)
Batting average .240
Home runs 3
Runs batted in 40
Teams

Johnny Arthur Giavotella (born July 10, 1987) is an American professional baseball second baseman for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball.

Career[edit]

Giavotella attended Jesuit High School in New Orleans, Louisiana, and the University of New Orleans, where he played college baseball for the New Orleans Privateers.[1] The Royals drafted Giavotella in the second round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft.

Giavotella was called up to the majors for the first time on August 5, 2011.[2] On August 7, 2011, Giavotella hit his first major league career home run, off of the Detroit Tigers' Max Scherzer. [3] The Royals recalled Giavotella on June 29, 2013 after Jeff Francouer was designated for assignment. [4]

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