Johnny Giavotella is 2-for-2 with a stolen base today, and has eight hits in his last 18 at-bats. Second base job pretty much his, for now.
MLB Trade Rumors "1:57pm: The Angels formally announced the deal. Right-hander Brian Broderick will be sent to the Royals to complete the transaction. Broderick, 28, has just 11 big league appearances to his credit with all of them coming in 2011. He was recently signed out of the Mexican League by..." December 19
Kansas City Star "As the ball jumped off Alex Gordon’s bat and rose toward the right-field seats, the relief could be felt throughout Kauffman Stadium. On the field. In the dugout. And in the grandstands. They all exhaled when Gordon’s three-run shot broke open the Royals’ 7-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays..." April 10
#Royals manager Ned Yost says 2B is basically a two-man battle between Getz and Giavotella. All others are utility types