Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:12:31 -0800
Kansas City Royals 2B Johnny Giavotella was designated for assignment Thursday, Dec. 18. The move corresponds with the signing of SP Kris Medlen.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:26:06 -0700
The Kansas City Royals recalled OF Carlos Peguero, 2B Johnny Giavotella, C Francisco Pena and SP Casey Coleman from Triple-A Omaha Monday, Sept. 1. The team also recalled P Brandon Finnegan, OF Lane Adams and OF Terrance Gore from Double-A Northwest Arkansas.
Tue, 20 May 2014 12:00:13 -0700
The Kansas City Royals recalled C Francisco Pena from Triple-A Omaha Tuesday, May 20, and optioned 2B Johnny Giavotella to Omaha in a corresponding move.
Fantasy Tip: Pena will be insurance behind the plate with Salvador Perez (thumb) expected to miss a few games due to injury.
Tue, 13 May 2014 12:44:54 -0700
The Kansas City Royals placed 2B Omar Infante (back) on the 15-day disabled list with lower back disc irritation Tuesday, May 13, and recalled INF Pedro Ciriaco from Triple-A Omaha in a corresponding move.
Fantasy Tip: Johnny Giavotella will man the keystone the majority of the time with Infante out, and Ciriaco provides the Royals with infield insurance. Consider Giavotella only in AL-only setups.
Sun, 11 May 2014 11:17:10 -0700
The Kansas City Royals plan to add a reliever to their roster in time for their game Tuesday, May 13. As a corresponding move, the team is expected to option 2B Johnny Giavotella to Triple-A Omaha or place 2B Omar Infante (back) on the 15-day disabled list.
Fri, 09 May 2014 14:49:21 -0700
The Kansas City Royals have recalled 2B/3B/OF Johnny Giavotella from Class AAA Omaha and optioned RP Michael Mariot to Omaha.
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:15:40 -0700
The Kansas City Royals recalled SP Danny Duffy from Triple-A Omaha and optioned 2B Johnny Giavotella to Triple-A Omaha.
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:27:40 -0700
The Kansas City Royals recalled 2B Johnny Giavotella from the minors Wednesday, April 9, and he's hitting in the two hole.
Fantasy Tip: With Omar Infante (face) sidelined, Giavotella is expected to fill in at the keystone. The Royals are hoping Infante can return this weekend, though, so Giavotella's stay may be short-lived.
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:27:23 -0700
The Kansas City Royals optioned 2B Johnny Giavotella to Triple-A Omaha Tuesday, March 25.
Tue, 03 Sep 2013 14:26:43 -0700
The Kansas City Royals recalled Ps Louis Coleman, Donnie Joseph and Wade Davis, 2B Johnny Giavotella, 1B Carlos Pena and INF Pedro Ciriaco from the minors Tuesday, Sept. 3. P Noel Arguelles (shoulder) was shifted to the 60-day disabled list and INF Edinson Rincon was designated for assignment in corresponding moves.