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

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


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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