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Johnny Giavotella    \gia-vo-TELL-uh\

Johnny Arthur Giavotella (twitter: @Gio2bKC)

Position: Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 8", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: July 10, 1987 in Metairie, LA
High School: Jesuit HS (New Orleans , LA)
School: University of New Orleans (New Orleans , LA)
Drafted
by the Kansas City Royals in the 2nd round of the 2008 amateur draft.
Signed June 10, 2008. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 5, 2011 (Age 24.026, 17,636th in MLB history)   vs. DET 3 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 1 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Royals/Angels 2011-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 1 yr/$516k (15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 1.055, Arb Eligible: 2017, Free Agent: 2020 [*], Agents: Meister Sports Management [*]
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Career Home Runs

Johnny Giavotella: 7 Career Home Runs

0 leading off, 0 walk-off, 0 tying, 2 go ahead (For more accurate walk-off HR totals, see the Batting Event Finder)
2 Tms
KCR4
LAA3
 
vs RHP5
vs LHP2
 
Home5
Away2
 
Leverage
High Lev2
Medium Lev1
Low Lev4
7 Opps
ARI1
TBR1
TEX1
CLE1
SEA1
DET1
OAK1
7 Pitchers
Drew Pomeranz1
David Huff1
Nate Karns1
Roy Oswalt1
Max Scherzer1
Allen Webster1
Danny Farquhar1
4 Parks
KauffmanStad3
Angel Stad2
Chase Field1
Safeco Fld1
Where Hit
73
783
81
General field locations
when available.
 
 
Pitches
13
42
7+1
21
Pitches in PA
when available.
Game Totals
1·HR gms7
Gms w/ this # = 0
are not shown.
 
OrderPos
9th3
7th1
1st1
2nd1
6th1
Outs
26
11
 
DefPos
2B7
Bases
---4
12-1
-2-1
1-31
 
12 RBI
RISP3
0 on4
1 on1
2 on2
Any on3
Inning
21
31
41
51
62
71
 
1-32
4-64
7-end1
RelScore
+33
+21
+11
Tied1
-11
 
Ahead5
Tied1
Behind1
Before event,
for batter
Count
0-03
1-01
2-11
3-21
1-21

Play By Play

View Pitches · WE and WPA Explanation
2011 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBPit(cnt)RBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
11112011-08-07KCRDETMax Scherzerahead 3-0b 52---4,(2-1) 1240.05292%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
22212011-09-03KCRCLEDavid Huffahead 4-1b 61---2,(1-0) 1640.04295%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
2012 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBPit(cnt)RBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
33112012-09-04KCRTEXRoy Oswaltahead 5-2b 62---4,(1-2) 1940.04594%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
2014 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBPit(cnt)RBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
44112014-05-11KCR@SEADanny Farquharbehind 6-7t 721-31,(0-0) 3740.52181%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Valencia Scores; Gordon Scores
2015 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBPit(cnt)RBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
55112015-04-21LAAOAKDrew Pomeranztied 0-0b 2212-7,(3-2) 3940.27782%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Cron Scores; Iannetta Scores
66212015-06-03LAATBRNate Karnsahead 2-0b 42-2-1,(0-0) 2940.12392%Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Joyce Scores
77312015-06-18LAA@ARIAllen Websterahead 1-0t 32---1,(0-0) 1140.11270%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)

About the SABR Home Run Encyclopedia

Much of the data on Baseball-Reference.com's Home Run Logs comes from the Tattersall/McConnell Home Run Log, a database of all homers hit in the major leagues since 1876. This project was begun in the 1940's by John C. Tattersall and was continued after Tattersall's death in 1981 by Bob McConnell, one of SABR's original 16 members. David Vincent, another SABR member, has since assumed the leadership of the project. Baseball-Reference.com has licensed this remarkable database from the Society for American Baseball Research. All credit for the data therein goes to the intrepid researchers who digitized this data from archival sources.

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