|Aug. 20 5:32 PM PT6:32 PM MT7:32 PM CT8:32 PM ET20:32 ET0:32 GMT8:32 5:32 PM MST7:32 PM EST8:02 PM VEN4:32 UAE (+1)7:32 PM CT-The Angels designated Giavotella for assignment and reinstated first baseman C.J. Cron from the disabled list. Cron had surgery to repair a bone in his left hand on July 14.
Analysis: Giavotella had been the team's starting second baseman for most of the season, though he was never much of a fantasy option.
|July 28 11:19 AM PT12:19 PM MT1:19 PM CT2:19 PM ET14:19 ET18:19 GMT2:19 11:19 AM MST1:19 PM EST1:49 PM VEN22:19 UAE1:19 PM CT-Giavotella had a second straight three-hit performance Wednesday and scored a run in a loss to the Royals.
Analysis: Giavotella went 8 for 12 with three doubles in the three-game set at Kansas City after entering in a 2-for-24 slump.
|July 27 8:14 AM PT9:14 AM MT10:14 AM CT11:14 AM ET11:14 ET15:14 GMT23:14 8:14 AM MST10:14 AM EST10:44 AM VEN19:14 UAE10:14 AM CT-Giavotella went 3 for 5 with two doubles, an RBI and three runs scored Tuesday.
Analysis: He's 5 for 9 over his last two games after going 3 for 30 in his previous 10 contests.
|June 25 8:09 AM PT9:09 AM MT10:09 AM CT11:09 AM ET11:09 ET15:09 GMT23:09 8:09 AM MST10:09 AM EST10:39 AM VEN19:09 UAE10:09 AM CT-Giavotella recorded three singles in Friday's 7-4 loss to the A's.
Analysis: Giavotella is having a big series already, going 5 for 9 with a double and an RBI in the two games.
|June 24 10:06 AM PT11:06 AM MT12:06 PM CT1:06 PM ET13:06 ET17:06 GMT1:06 10:06 AM MST12:06 PM EST12:36 PM VEN21:06 UAE12:06 PM CT-Giavotella has been a force at the plate at Angel Stadium. He did it again Thursday, going 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI in a 5-4 loss to Oakland.
Analysis: Giavotella has gone 11 for 24 with two homers, three doubles and four RBIs in his last six home games.
|June 21 7:48 AM PT8:48 AM MT9:48 AM CT10:48 AM ET10:48 ET14:48 GMT22:48 7:48 AM MST9:48 AM EST10:18 AM VEN18:48 UAE9:48 AM CT-Giavotella came off the bench Monday and hit a solo homer in the Angels' loss to Houston.
Analysis: It was the fourth home run in seven games for Giavotella, who had 10 homers in his previous 308 major league games. He's batting .412 during a nine-game hitting streak.
|June 15 8:51 AM PT9:51 AM MT10:51 AM CT11:51 AM ET11:51 ET15:51 GMT23:51 8:51 AM MST10:51 AM EST11:21 AM VEN19:51 UAE10:51 AM CT-Giavotella stayed hot with two more hits - including his fourth home run - in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Twins.
Analysis: Giavotella is having his way with Minnesota pitching, going 6 for 8 with two homers, three RBIs and three runs scored in this series.
|June 14 8:49 AM PT9:49 AM MT10:49 AM CT11:49 AM ET11:49 ET15:49 GMT23:49 8:49 AM MST10:49 AM EST11:19 AM VEN19:49 UAE10:49 AM CT-Giavotella homered and had a career-high four hits for the Angels, who lost 9-4 to the Twins on Monday.
Analysis: Giavotella hit his first homer since May 14 in the ninth and almost matched his production in June up to this point. In his first 11 games this month, Giavotella was 6 for 42.
|May 24 1:11 PM PT2:11 PM MT3:11 PM CT4:11 PM ET16:11 ET20:11 GMT4:11 1:11 PM MST3:11 PM EST3:41 PM VEN0:11 UAE (+1)3:11 PM CT-Giavotella extended his career-high hit streak to 12 games in a 2-0 win over Texas on Monday.
Analysis: Giavotella is batting .413 with five doubles, a home run and eight RBIs during his streak.
|May 23 2:09 PM PT3:09 PM MT4:09 PM CT5:09 PM ET17:09 ET21:09 GMT5:09 2:09 PM MST4:09 PM EST4:39 PM VEN1:09 UAE (+1)4:09 PM CT-Giavotella extended his hit streak to 11 games by going 2 for 4 with two RBIs in a 10-2 rout of Baltimore on Sunday.
Analysis: Giavotella is batting .405 with four doubles, one home run and eight RBIs during his streak.
|May 20 3:08 PM PT4:08 PM MT5:08 PM CT6:08 PM ET18:08 ET22:08 GMT6:08 3:08 PM MST5:08 PM EST5:38 PM VEN2:08 UAE (+1)5:08 PM CT-Giavotella stayed hot with two hits and two RBIs in Thursday's win over the Dodgers.
Analysis: The second baseman is riding an eight-game hitting streak and batting .433 with five RBIs and five extra-base hits over the tear.