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JOHNNY GIAVOTELLA RUMORS

Halo Headlines: Angels acquire Giavotella, complete signing of Baldoquin

The December 22nd, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Angels acquire Giavotella, complete signing of Baldoquin and much more… The Story: The Angels acquire 2B Johnny Giavotella from the Kansas City Royals.The Monkey Says: Giavotella is a former top second base prospect whose bat never translated to the majors and struggles defensively. Apparently...
Via Monkey with a Halo
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals trade second baseman Giavotella to Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Angels have acquired second baseman Johnny Giavotella from the Kansas City Royals for minor league pitcher Brian Broderick. The clubs announced the deal Friday. Giavotella was designated for assignment by the Royals on Thursday after spending most of last season at Triple-A Omaha. He has played parts of four big league seasons in Kansas City, batting...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels get second baseman Giavotella from Royals

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Angels have acquired second baseman Johnny Giavotella from the Kansas City Royals for minor league pitcher Brian Broderick. The clubs announced the deal Friday. Giavotella was designated for assignment by the Royals on Thursday after spending most of last season at Triple-A Omaha. He has played parts of four big league seasons in Kansas City...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Escobar and Giavotella homer in Royals win

SEATTLE -- Alcides Escobar hit a grand slam and Johnny Giavotella added a three-run shot to give the Kansas City Royals a comeback 9-7 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Escobar had provided a 4-0 lead for the Royals in the second with his first career home run off starter Roenis Elias. But the Mariners rallied behind Dustin Ackley's two homers and Kyle Seager's one to...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals Roster Move: Danny Duffy Called Up, Giavotella Optioned

The Kansas City Royals continued their run of early season roster moves by supplementing their bullpen by calling up Danny Duffy to serve as the left-hander out there and sending second baseman Johnny Giavotella to Omaha. Giavotella was called up before Wednesday's game to handle second base while Omar Infante was recovering from being hit in the jaw by a pitch from Heath Bell. Giavotella...
Via Pine Tar Press
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Attention, Johnny G fan club: Giavotella recalled from Omaha; Royals go without a lefty in 'pen

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Johnny Giavotella fan club can rejoice. At least for a few days. Giavotella, popular to a certain segment of the fan base, was recalled from Triple-A Omaha on Wednesday and immediately inserted into the second spot in the lineup as the starting second baseman. But caution: Giavotella's stay likely will be brief. Giavotella probably will be with the club for...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

With signing of Infante, futures of Colon, Giavotella are muddled

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Last year at this time, the names Johnny Giavotella and Christian Colon were on the tip of the tongues of most Royals fans. The hope then was that one or the other would take the second-base job away from Chris Getz in spring training. That's not the case this time around. Getz is long gone, but the Royals' signing of veteran Omar Infante to a four-year deal eliminates...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals rumors: Omar Infante edition

Second baseman Omar Infante would be a great addition to the Royals in 2014.(yahoo.com) The Kansas City Royals have had a relatively quite offseason up to this point. The most noise that has come out of Kansas City was the potential signing of Carlos Beltran, but failed to as he signed with the Yankees. It’s time to make a splash though, and second base seems to be the spot that...
Via isportsweb.com
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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