3:45 AM EDT, Sat September 05, 2015
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Angels' Johnny Giavotella talks about medical issue that sidelined him

There was nothing unusual, as far as Angels second baseman Johnny Giavotella can recall, about an Aug. 20 game against the Chicago White Sox. Giavotella singled once in four at-bats and was thrown out trying to stretch the hit into a double. There were no violent collisions in the field.
Angels 2B Johnny Giavotella out with fourth nerve palsy, and Friday's lineups

Angels 2B Johnny Giavotella out with fourth nerve palsy, and Friday's lineups

ANAHEIM — This afternoon, Johnny Giavotella explained his two-week absence from the Angels’ race for a playoff spot that had previously gone unexplained. On Aug. 21, he awoke seeing double when looking left, making hitting impossible. Doctors...

Wednesday lineups: Angels at Tigers

DETROIT -- The Angels face the Detroit Tigers at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, with Grant Green out with a sore right knee. Green said on Tuesday night that he was hoping to be able to play. The Angels have Johnny Giavotella and Taylor Featherston on the...
Orange County Register Aug 25, 2015
Angels place Johnny Giavotella on the DL with illness

Angels place Johnny Giavotella on the DL with illness

DETROIT – Johnny Giavotella’s illness has landed him on the disabled list, meaning that Grant Green will likely get at least another week of opportunity as the Angels everyday second baseman. Giavotella’s condition is not considered serious,...
Halos Heaven Aug 25, 2015

Johnny Giavotella hits the DL with "personal medical condition"

#Angels have placed IF Johnny Giavotella on the DL with a "personal medical condition," and have recalled RHP Drew Rucinski — Taylor Blake Ward (@TaylorBlakeWard) August 25, 2015 I remember back in the days when Johnny Giavotella would just miss a game from "flu like symptoms". Well, the spark plug 2B has now hit the DL due to "personal medical condition", which, in terms of cryptic sports language, is just about as confusing and unsatisfying as "flu like symptoms". The team called up RHP Drew Rucinski to take the empty roster spot. Sounds like some more Grant Green is in our...
Orange County Register Aug 22, 2015

With Johnny Giavotella still out, Angels bring up Grant Green, send down Nick Tropeano

ANAHEIM – Johnny Giavotella is out, so Nick Tropeano was headed for the minors on Saturday. Giavotella was unavailable for the second consecutive day because of a medical condition that Manager Mike Scioscia couldn’t reveal. Scioscia said privacy...

VIDEO: Angels' Giavotella scores on throwing error

Instead of Carlos Perez's ground ball ending the fourth inning, third baseman Tyler Saladino's throwing error allowed Johnny Giavotella to score and extend the Angels' lead to 4-1. Perez was awarded second base when the ball went out of play into the...
Orange County Register Aug 12, 2015
Angels' Johnny Giavotella continues to establish himself

Angels' Johnny Giavotella continues to establish himself

CHICAGO – Johnny Giavotella still checks the lineup every day to see if he’s in it. It’s partly an old habit, partly an attitude. “I still take the approach that I’m trying to make the team,” Giavotella said. “I am trying to impress...

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