Kansas City Royals second baseman Johnny Giavotella (9) follows through on a swing during batting practice at spring training in Surprise, Arizona, Sunday, February 17, 2013.
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Johnny Giavotella #9 of the Kansas City Royals can't control the ball as Collin Cowgill #12 of the Oakland Athletics slides safely into second in the first inning at Kauffman Stadium June 3, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri.
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Johnny Giavotella #12 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim is mobbed by teammates after Giavotella hit the game-winning rbi double to right in the ninth inning against the Seattle Mariners during the MLB game at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 6, 2015 in Anaheim, California. The Angels defeated the Mariners 4-3.
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Second baseman Johnny Giavotella #9 of the Kansas City Royals drops a pop fly hit by Shelley Duncan (not shown) #47 of the Cleveland Indians during the fifth inning at Progressive Field on May 30, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Kevin Pillar #11 of the Toronto Blue Jays reacts as he is caught stealing in the fifth inning during MLB game action as Johnny Giavotella #12 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim tags him out on May 18, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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Johnny Giavotella #12 of the Los Angeles Angels forces out Jimmy Paredes #38 of the Baltimore Orioles on a ball hit by Adam Jones #10 (not pictured) in the first inning during a baseball game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 17, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.