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Johnny Giavotella

Johnny Giavotella 9 2B

Kansas City Royals

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Johnny Arthur Giavotella
  • Age: 27 (July 10, 1987)
  • Birthplace: Metairie, LA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 5' 8" Wt: 185
  • Draft: Round 2 (2008, KC)
  • MLB Debut: 08/05/2011
  • School: New Orleans
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Johnny Giavotella Stats Summary

Johnny Giavotella Career Stats

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Johnny Giavotella Awards and Honors

Johnny Giavotella  9 2B

  • Full Name: Johnny Arthur Giavotella
  • Born: July 10, 1987
  • Age: 27
  • Birthplace: Metairie, LA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Weight: 185
  • Draft: Round 2 (2008, KC)
  • School: New Orleans
  • MLB Debut: 08/05/2011

Selected by the Kansas City Royals in the second round (No. 49 overall) of the 2008 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of New Orleans ... graduated from Jesuit High in 2005 where he was a member of the 2005 Louisiana 5A State Championship squad ... attended the University of New Orleans ... batted .354 with 12 homers, 56 RBIs and 19 steals as a junior in 2008 ... batted .385 as a sophomore ... named Most Outstanding Player 2007 Sun Belt Conference Tournament after leading UNO to the tournament title ... named top sophomore second baseman in the country by Baseball America ... was a teammate of Royals farmhand Justin Garcia at UNO ... ranked second in 2009 in the Carolina League in runs scored with 84 ... also ranked third in the Carolina League in triples with eight ... enjoyed a breakout season in 2010, totaling career highs in home runs, RBIs, runs and hits.