Anthony Giansanti

Position: OF Birthday: September 28, 1988
Hometown: Niantic, Connecticut     Country: United States
Bats/Throws: R/R Height: 5-11
Weight: 185 lbs College: Sienna College
  • 2018 will be Giansanti's second season with the Skeeters, third in the Atlantic League and ninth in professional baseball 
  • Was selected to last year's Atlantic League All-Star Game and led the Skeeters with 127 hits while hitting .273 with 26 doubles, nine home runs, 54 RBIs and 31 stolen bases in 121 games 
  • Set the Skeeters franchise record with a hitting streak of 26 games -- five games shy of the Atlantic League record
  • Made 66 appearances in the outfield last season (2 LF, 48 CF, 16 RF), 29 at shortstop, 21 at second base and two at third base 
  • Drafted by the Oakland A's in the 49th round of the 2009 MLB Draft out of Sienna College (Loudonville, N.Y.) but did not appear in a game with the organization 
  • Was signed by the Chicago Cubs in June 2010 and spent seven seasons in the organization, reaching as high as the Triple-A level
  • Career MiLB stats (seven seasons): 497 G, 1,680 PA, 183 R, 68 2B, 12 3B, 19 HR, 183 RBI, 25 SB, .255 AVG/.316 OBP/.400 OBP 
  • First appeared in the Atlantic League with the Bridgeport Bluefish in 2016 
  • Was a first-team All-Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference selection his junior season at Sienna