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Los Angeles Times Apr 9, 2015

Angels' Johnny Giavotella has improved since his days with Kansas City

The Kansas City Royals are in town for the Angels' home opener Friday night, giving new Angels second baseman Johnny Giavotella a chance to stick it to his old team, the one that never gave him a chance, that never believed in him.
Johnny Giavotella settles in as Angels starting second baseman

Johnny Giavotella settles in as Angels starting second baseman

SEATTLE – The first series of the year has been a rewarding for Johnny Giavotella on several levels. Not only was he on opening day roster for the first time in his career, but he was the starting the second baseman. And, even better, when the...

Video: Albert Pujols blasts grand slam, Angels up 6-0

First baseman Albert Pujols hit a grand slam to left-center field off of Dodger reliever Pedro Baez in the bottom of the fifth inning. Pujols drove in Johnny Giavotella, Kole Calhoun and Mike Trout on the play to put the Angels up 6-0 on the Dodgers...
Halos Heaven Mar 31, 2015

Tuesday Halolinks: Has decision on second base been made?

Howie Kendrick's replacement at second base looks to be Johnny Giavotella. This is it, the final week of Spring Training.  All those questions the Angel bigwigs had going into the preseason have been answered...or so we think.  Q: Who's going to be the fifth starter in the rotation?  A:  No one! (They're going with four starters). Q:  Which of the 17 players vying for the second base opening won the job?  A:  This guy: In second-base race, signs point to Giavotella - angels.com, "I think I've opened some eyes that I am capable of being a big leaguer; that I'm a quality option to be...
Halos Heaven Mar 30, 2015

Angels Can Keep (Yet Waive) Taylor Featherston-Here's How

Let's Get Creative! The Angels picked up infielder Taylor Featherston in the Rule 5 Draft last December. He had never played a game above AA and yet, in order to keep him as their property, the Angels must keep him on the 25-Man big league roster all season. If they do not, they have to offer him back to the Rockies and if they reject him, the Halos must run him through waivers, allowing any team a chance to claim him. Featherston might have a great future in baseball but his Spring with the team has been underwhelming. As a candidate to replace Howie Kendrick, Johnny Giavotella seems to be...
Orange County Register Mar 27, 2015
Second chance at second base for Johnny Giavotella

Second chance at second base for Johnny Giavotella

TEMPE, Ariz. – The only team Johnny Giavotella had ever known was the Kansas City Royals. He enjoyed the organization and had lots of friends. But he was ready to go. “I think the best thing for my career was to get out of Kansas City, and move...
Orange County Register Mar 21, 2015
Johnny Giavotella and Josh Rutledge both face medical questions

Johnny Giavotella and Josh Rutledge both face medical questions

TEMPE, Ariz. – Johnny Giavotella and Josh Rutledge, arguably the top two candidates for the Angels starting second base job, are dealing with minor medical issues. Giavotella, whose stock had been climbing in the race for the starting second base...
Orange County Register Mar 21, 2015
Giavotella's odds to stick on Angels roster appear to be improving

Giavotella's odds to stick on Angels roster appear to be improving

GOODYEAR, Ariz. – Johnny Giavotella may be making a push for a roster spot, or even the starting second base job. Giavotella got the start at second base for the Angels’ exhibition against the Cleveland Indians on Friday night and had a double...
Orange County Register Mar 20, 2015
Johnny Giavotella making a push?

Johnny Giavotella making a push?

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Johnny Giavotella may be making a push for a roster spot, or even the starting second base job. Giavotella got the start at second base for the Angels' exhibition against the Cleveland Indians on Friday night. A day earlier, he had...

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