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Angels Outright Johnny Giavotella To Triple-A

The Angels have outrighted second baseman Johnny Giavotella to Triple-A, the club announced.  Giavotella cleared waivers after being designated for assignment last week. After being acquired from Kansas City in a December 2014 trade, Giavotella has spent much of the last two seasons as the Angels’ starter at the keystone.  He didn’t provide much offensively (.267/.305/.375...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
1 day ago

Johnny Giavotella sends heartfelt message to Angels Fans

What appeared to be a shocking decision by the fans, The Angels looked into the future and Johnny Giavotella was not in those plans, so the Angels cut him Saturday. Giavotella, 29, the Angels’ opening-day second baseman this season and last, had one hit in 19 at-bats this month and had not started any of the last five games. READ: Is It Time For The Kaleb Cowart Era In Anaheim...
Via Halo Headquarters
7 days ago

KC Royals: Ex-KC Player Johnny GIavotella DFA’d By Angels

KC Royals designated Johnny Giavotella for assignment in 2014. He caught on with the Angels in 2015 and has started for them the last two seasons. On Saturday, Los Angeles DFA’d Giavotella due to his lack of versatility. Twenty-nine year old Johnny Giavotella was a second round draft pick of the Kansas City Royals in […] KC Royals: Ex-KC Player Johnny GIavotella DFA’d By Angels...
Via Kings of Kauffman
8 days ago

Angels execute host of roster moves, including DFA of Johnny Giavotella

The Los Angeles Angels made a series of moves prior to Saturday night’s game against the New York Yankees, including placing third baseman Yunel Escobar on the 7-day concussion disabled list, designating second baseman Johnny Giavotella for assignment, activating first baseman C.J. Cron from the DL, and re-calling third baseman Kaleb Cowart from Triple-A. Today […] The post Angels...
Via Today's Knuckleball
9 days ago

Johnny Giavotella looks to win back playing time with Angels

ANAHEIM – Johnny Giavotella is right back where he’s been for most of his career. After proving to the Angels he could be an everyday player in 2015 and holding the spot for much of 2016, Giavotella is again on the bench. “I think my entire...
Via The OC Register
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Johnny Giavotella done?

Johnny G is having the second best year of his career and he's been riding a lot of pine Eh tu Johnny G? In 2015, Johnny G burst onto the Angels scene with sometimes a laugh, sometimes a high-flying slide, sometimes really bad games or plays, and sometimes huge clutch hitting.  In the end, and eye problems aside, Johnny G had the best year of his career in Anaheim. Fast forward...
Via Halos Heaven
17 days ago

Is Johnny Giavotella’s start sustainable?

When the Los Angeles Angels and the Kansas City Royals consummated a trade last December, Johnny Giavotella was shipped west and the Angels fanbase had little idea what to expect out of such a diminutive second baseman. The team had traded away Howie Kendrick to the Los Angels Dodgers a week earlier and needed someone to step into the void that Kendrick’s trade had created. Little...
Via Monkey with a Halo
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

I believe in Johnny Giavotella

I believe in Johnny Giavotella. I don’t mean that in the “I believe in the Easter Bunny” sense of believing. I’m like 95% sure that the magical Cajun elf called Giavotella actually exists. What’s far less certain is whether or not he’s actually as good as his early season performance indicates. There is definitely plenty of reasons to doubt that his strong start is...
Via Monkey with a Halo
May 07, 2015  |  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

Kansas City Royals rumors: Omar Infante edition

Second baseman Omar Infante would be a great addition to the Royals in 2014.( 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...
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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