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Johnny Giavotella
Birthdate: 7/10/1987 (27 y, 1 m, 11 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 5-8/180     Position: 2B
Drafted: 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 3, Overall: 49, Team: Kansas City Royals
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2014)
RotoWire News: The Royals optioned Giavotella to Triple-A Omaha on Wednesday. (5/21/2014)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2008Royals (A)6831045026108.1 %11.0 %.122.325.299.355.421.356123    
2009Royals (A+)133561684522611.8 %9.6 %.122.279.258.351.380.339108    
2010Rafters (R)16702111305.7 %8.6 %.250.333.328.371.578.409132    
2010Royals (AA)134597992651310.2 %11.2 %.138.354.322.395.460.391139    
2011Royals (AAA)1105039677298.0 %11.3 %.143.367.338.390.481.385118    
2011Royals461872202153.2 %17.1 %.129.288.247.273.376.282720.6-5.5-2.3-0.2
2012Royals (AAA)89418106771711.0 %9.6 %.149.339.323.404.472.389130    
2012Royals531891211534.2 %18.5 %.066.290.238.270.304.254551.1-8.9-5.4-0.8
2013Royals (AAA)10042674846812.0 %13.8 %.122.320.286.369.408.348106    
2013Royals1448044010.4 %8.3 %.073.243.220.333.293.29281-0.5-1.60.40.0
2014Steamer114615517.5 %13.2 %.107.302.271.328.378.312940.0-0.3-0.20.1
2014Oliver1436007625378.3 %17.2 %.096.295.250.315.346.29280-1.0-14.7-1.50.4
2014ZiPS1406018645587.0 %14.1 %.105.297.263.317.368.30488-0.5-8.90.31.2
2014Royals (AAA)10445155752199.8 %7.8 %.109.314.298.366.407.346103    
2014Royals103715502.7 %13.5 %.088.172.176.216.265.21631-0.1-3.00.8-0.1
2014ZiPS (R)2189110816.8 %14.1 %.105.291.259.313.364.302890.0-1.10.10.2
2014ZiPS (U)311262151315.6 %13.9 %.100.256.235.284.335.27672-0.2-4.10.90.1
2014Steamer (R)52202217.3 %11.0 %.103.299.275.330.378.314980.00.0-0.10.1
2014Steamer (U)155917714.4 %12.6 %.094.220.213.259.307.25356-0.1-3.00.70.0
Total- - -1234614504584.3 %16.5 %.094.275.235.273.329.266621.1-19.0-6.5-1.1


SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2008Royals (A)682783108359182450262503413310107.299
2009Royals (A+)13347656112385248684526605444117269.258
2010Rafters (R)16647021910021113406110001.328
2010Royals (AA)134522597168119355992656116743717137.322
2011Royals (AAA)1104535031531083429677240157253895.338
2011Royals46178187442994220216032120452.247
2012Royals (AAA)8936241811785202106771462406401271.323
2012Royals53181189433471121158035000430.238
2013Royals (AAA)1003704261067524074846516590501284.286
2013Royals1441489630044504200000.220
2014Steamer11424611820155306000 10.271
2014Oliver143543600136100272762535061033411673.250
2014ZiPS1405516011451062838645542185341 84.263
2014Royals (AAA)1044034511208727155752444351307194.298
2014Royals1034376500155105110101.176
2014ZiPS (R)21828921164011086013110 11.259
2014ZiPS (U)31116126272140215137018220 12.235
2014Steamer (R)520226410022202000 10.275
2014Steamer (U)15545912910177307110 11.213
Total- - -123434461102741954504520076430983.235

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2008Royals (A)8.1 %11.0 %0.74.299.355.421.776.1225.8.325 -0.9448.1.356123
2009Royals (A+)11.8 %9.6 %1.22.258.351.380.731.1227.5.279 1.6735.5.339108
2010Rafters (R)5.7 %8.6 %0.67.328.371.578.950.2502.8.333 -0.5143.3.409132
2010Royals (AA)10.2 %11.2 %0.91.322.395.460.855.1385.4.354 -0.19827.4.391139
2011Royals (AAA)8.0 %11.3 %0.70.338.390.481.871.1434.1.367 -0.78412.8.385118
2011Royals3.2 %17.1 %0.19.247.273.376.649.1297.0.2880.60.116-5.0.28272
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
2012Royals (AAA)11.0 %9.6 %1.15.323.404.472.877.1495.1.339 0.97216.7.389130
2012Royals4.2 %18.5 %0.23.238.270.304.574.0665.6.2900.70.412-9.3.25455
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Royals (AAA)12.0 %13.8 %0.86.286.369.408.777.1223.2.320 -0.3563.0.348106
2013Royals10.4 %8.3 %1.25.220.333.293.626.0731.3.243-0.50.04-0.8.29281
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
2014Steamer7.5 %13.2 %0.57.271.328.378.706.1074.4.3020.0-0.15-0.1.31294
2014Oliver8.3 %17.2 %0.49.250.315.346.661.0963.9.295-0.7-0.356-10.1.29280
2014ZiPS7.0 %14.1 %0.49.263.317.368.685.1054.2.297 -0.561-4.8.30488
2014Royals (AAA)9.8 %7.8 %1.26.298.366.407.773.1095.2.314 2.0601.9.346103
2014Royals2.7 %13.5 %0.20.176.216.265.481.0884.0.1720.3-0.41-2.7.21631
2014Average7.7 %20.3 %0.38.252.315.388.703.1375.0.299    .311 
2014ZiPS (R)6.8 %14.1 %0.48.259.313.364.676.1054.2.2910.1-0.19-0.7.30289
2014ZiPS (U)5.6 %13.9 %0.40.235.284.335.619.1003.7.2560.4-0.510-3.4.27672
2014Steamer (R)7.3 %11.0 %0.66.275.330.378.708.1034.0.2990.00.020.1.31498
2014Steamer (U)4.4 %12.6 %0.35.213.259.307.565.0944.0.2200.3-0.44-2.7.25356
Total- - -4.3 %16.5 %0.26.235.273.329.603.0945.9.2751.10.034-17.8.26662

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2011Royals1.1921.1 %42.9 %36.1 %5.7 %3.8 %12.7 %0.0 %
2012Royals1.5722.6 %47.3 %30.1 %11.4 %2.3 %4.3 %0.0 %
2013Royals1.9113.5 %56.8 %29.7 %0.0 %0.0 %4.8 %0.0 %
2014Royals1.8913.3 %56.7 %30.0 %0.0 %11.1 %5.9 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.4520.3 %47.2 %32.5 %6.8 %3.4 %7.6 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2011Royals6353313810238451689
2012Royals6944335300252477729
2013Royals21115010071113184
2014Royals179401004187128
Total- - -170117738131060211281730

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2011Royals-0.94-3.422.48-9.23-1.020.91 0-0.31-0.72
2012Royals-0.81-3.642.83-8.42-0.901.041.416-0.930.15
2013Royals0.01-0.770.780.130.001.061.7310.000.01
2014Royals0.14-0.710.86-1.21-0.141.03 0-0.170.31
Total- - --1.59-8.556.95-18.73-2.050.991.467-1.41-0.20

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2011Royals64.6% (91.8)13.4% (84.0)4.8% (87.2)8.9% (79.6)7.4% (83.2)0.9% (84.7) 0.3%
2012Royals59.5% (92.3)15.6% (83.6)5.2% (86.6)7.5% (77.6)11.7% (83.0)0.4% (78.3)  
2013Royals59.8% (92.0)14.7% (83.4)5.4% (90.5)8.2% (79.7)11.4% (83.0)0.5% (85.0)  
2014Royals53.1% (90.4)16.4% (82.7)4.7% (88.5)7.8% (76.3)15.6% (83.1)2.3% (85.0)  
Total- - -61.1% (92.0)14.7% (83.7)5.0% (87.4)8.2% (78.6)10.2% (83.1)0.8% (83.3) 0.1%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2011Royals47.0 %10.2 %3.5 %1.6 % 9.1 %12.3 %8.3 %0.6 % 7.1 %   
2012Royals33.5 %18.9 %4.0 %  5.9 %17.0 %7.7 %1.0 % 11.8 %0.3 %  
2013Royals32.6 %13.6 %6.5 %1.1 % 11.4 %15.8 %7.6 %  11.4 %   
2014Royals41.1 %8.1 %0.8 %2.4 % 3.2 %21.8 %5.7 %2.4 % 14.5 %   
Total- - -39.3 %14.1 %3.8 %0.9 % 7.6 %15.4 %7.8 %0.8 % 10.1 %0.1 %  

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2011Royals91.991.386.884.4 90.184.279.083.5 82.9  
2012Royals92.392.688.7  91.483.677.981.2 83.475.3 
2013Royals92.091.790.584.2 92.683.579.7  83.1  
2014Royals90.290.890.784.8 94.283.577.074.2 83.9  
Total- - -91.992.088.384.5 91.183.878.580.4 83.375.3 

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2011Royals-6.10.40.00.40.20.1 -1.370.40-0.110.670.432.31 
2012Royals-5.3-1.20.0-0.2-2.2-0.2 -1.23-1.070.08-0.39-2.63-5.31 
2013Royals0.0-0.71.10.2-0.30.0 -0.02-2.6510.541.15-1.494.56 
2014Royals-2.1-0.11.6-0.5-0.3-0.8 -3.05-0.3827.48-4.68-1.49-25.63 
Total- - --13.5-1.62.7-0.1-2.6-0.7 -1.28-0.653.10-0.07-1.48-5.73 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2011Royals-2.3-3.80.10.1 -1.7-1.5-0.10.6 2.7  
2012Royals-1.8-5.4-0.1  1.80.1-1.80.3 -2.40.1 
2013Royals1.2-0.70.30.0 -0.80.00.2  -0.1  
2014Royals-1.4-0.71.4-0.8 -0.30.3-0.4-0.2 -0.2  
Total- - --4.3-10.61.6-0.7 -0.9-1.2-2.20.7 0.10.1 

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2011Royals-0.70-5.360.250.48 -2.70-1.82-0.2115.27 5.49  
2012Royals-0.75-3.95-0.41  4.260.06-3.233.69 -2.743.64 
2013Royals2.03-2.872.56-0.47 -3.580.111.07  -0.38  
2014Royals-2.71-7.10139.97-25.63 -7.171.02-5.46-5.04 -0.85  
Total- - --0.63-4.372.50-4.54 -0.69-0.44-1.615.13 0.063.64 

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2011Royals29.9 %61.0 %44.9 %70.5 %92.5 %84.9 %48.3 %62.0 %6.8 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Royals31.2 %62.1 %45.6 %75.8 %88.6 %83.9 %46.8 %63.5 %7.1 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Royals28.3 %56.0 %41.0 %82.1 %89.4 %86.7 %45.9 %66.7 %5.4 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014Royals30.0 %62.1 %46.8 %77.8 %85.4 %83.1 %52.4 %62.2 %7.8 %
2014Average31.0 %65.5 %46.5 %65.8 %87.3 %79.5 %45.1 %60.6 %9.3 %
Total- - -30.3 %61.0 %44.9 %74.5 %90.0 %84.5 %47.7 %63.1 %6.9 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2011Royals24.4 %60.8 %44.5 %61.3 %91.8 %84.3 %55.3 %22.9
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Royals28.1 %61.3 %45.3 %65.7 %91.8 %83.9 %51.7 %24.3
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Royals18.2 %61.5 %40.8 %68.8 %91.5 %86.7 %52.2 %23.3
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Royals31.6 %58.2 %46.0 %66.7 %94.9 %86.0 %54.0 %24.4
2014Average29.9 %63.1 %46.1 %63.1 %87.5 %79.4 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -25.9 %60.9 %44.6 %64.4 %92.0 %84.5 %53.4 %23.6

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2011Royals2B4646385.155117532165102     .972 
2012Royals2B4543376.284936421811100     .967 
2013Royals2B131297.020370007252     1.000 
2014Royals2B101083.013291104220     .977 
Total- - -2B114111942.017227612844520274     .974 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2011Royals2B385.1 -1 1-1-111289.79515   -2 -0.3-1.8-0.8-3.0-11.3
2012Royals2B376.2 -2 1-3-48968.76411   -3 -1.1-2.6-1.9-5.6-21.7
2013Royals2B97.0 0 0-1-13528.8003   -1 0.4-0.70.60.32.9
2014Royals2B83.0 0 0002822.7864     -0.11.0-0.20.68.0
Total- - -2B942.0 -3 2-5-6264207.78433   -6 -1.2-4.1-2.4-7.6-11.0

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012Royals2B376.20.0%      (2)50.0%      (2)50.0%      (2)66.7%     (3)81.8%    (11)94.4%  (108)
2013Royals2B97.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%     (1)66.7%      (3)100.0%    (37)
2014Royals2B83.00.0%      (2)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (2)0.0%      (0)97.0%    (33)
Total- - -2B942.00.0%      (4)25.0%      (4)66.7%      (3)50.0%     (6)78.6%    (14)96.1%  (178)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2011Royals385.1234450533133333239-2
2012Royals376.2143344472730373937-3
2013Royals97.0113642482734364138-1
Total- - -859.0483846502932353638-6

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2011Royals-6.20.6-3.00.7-5.5-2.30.65.4-1.8-0.2($0.9) 
2012Royals-10.01.1-5.60.2-8.9-5.40.65.6-8.1-0.8($3.8) 
2013Royals-1.0-0.50.30.1-1.60.40.21.40.40.0$0.2 
2014Royals-2.9-0.10.60.1-3.00.80.21.0-1.0-0.1($0.6) 
Total- - --20.01.1-7.61.1-19.0-6.51.513.4-10.5-1.1($5.1) 

SeasonTeamAgeGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2014Oliver261436007625378.3 %17.2 %.096.295.250.315.346.29280-1.0-14.7-1.50.4
2015Oliver271436007625378.5 %17.0 %.096.293.249.315.345.29280-1.0-14.9-1.50.4
2016Oliver281436007615368.7 %17.0 %.096.290.246.314.343.29179-1.2-15.7-1.50.3
2017Oliver291436007605268.8 %17.0 %.096.287.244.313.341.29078-1.2-16.1-1.50.2
2018Oliver301436006595158.8 %17.0 %.089.285.241.311.330.28575-1.4-18.7-1.50.0

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Kansas City Royals on 1/1/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Submitted by Dustin Nosler
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  • 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 3, Overall: 49
    • Team: Kansas City Royals
    • School: New Orleans