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Lucas Giolito

23-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago White Sox

2017 Stats

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2017 Preseason Projections

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Giolito began the year in Double-A and ended it in the majors, but it wasn't exactly a completely successful season for the phenom. He put up strong, but not truly dominant, numbers in the high minors...

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2017 ADP:  361.09

Rank (Overall): Hidden

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 6"   WT: 230   DOB: 7/14/1994   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Lucas Giolito Contract Information:

Signed a one-year contract with the White Sox in Feb. 2017.

June 15, 2017  –  Lucas Giolito News

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Lucas Giolito Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2012 17 R GUL 1 1 0 2.0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 1.00
2013 18 R GUL 3 8 0 22.2 19 7 0 25 10 1 1 0 0 0 2.78 1.31
2013 18 A AUB 3 3 0 14.0 9 1 1 14 4 1 0 0 0 0 0.64 0.93
2014 19 A HAG 20 20 0 98.0 70 24 7 110 28 10 2 0 0 0 2.20 1.00
2015 20 A POT 13 11 0 69.2 65 21 1 86 20 3 5 0 0 0 2.71 1.23
2015 20 AA HAR 8 8 0 47.1 48 20 2 45 17 4 2 0 0 0 3.80 1.38
2016 21 A HAG 7 1 0 7.0 6 4 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.14 0.86
2016 21 AA HAR 7 14 0 71.0 67 25 2 72 34 5 3 0 0 0 3.17 1.42
2016 21 AAA SYR 7 7 0 37.1 31 9 3 40 10 1 2 0 0 0 2.17 1.11
2016 21 MAJ WAS 6 4 0 21.3 26 16 7 11 12 0 1 0 0 0 6.75 1.78
2017 22 AAA CHA 19 19 2 97.0 97 58 15 106 48 3 9 0 0 0 5.38 1.49
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3-Year Averages     6 4 0 21.3 26 16 7 11 12 0 1 0 0 0 6.75 1.78
Career  (View All)     6 4 0 21.3 26 16 7 11 12 0 1 0 6.75 1.78

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Lucas Giolito Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Last 14 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 - 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Lucas Giolito Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV ERA WHIP
Jul. 20 Scranton-WB 1.0 5 5 5 0 3 3 0 0 0 L 0 45.00 8.00
Jul. 15 Gwinnett 5.0 5 3 3 0 4 6 1 0 0 - 0 5.40 1.80
Jul. 8 Louisville 7.0 2 0 0 0 2 10 0 1 0 W 0 0.00 0.57
Jul. 2 Gwinnett 3.0 9 7 7 4 1 5 0 0 0 L 0 21.00 3.33
Jun. 27 Columbus 7.0 6 3 3 2 1 7 0 1 0 L 0 3.86 1.00
Jun. 21 Gwinnett 5.0 4 3 3 0 2 8 0 0 0 - 0 5.40 1.20
Jun. 16 Indianapols 4.0 5 3 3 0 4 5 0 1 0 - 0 6.75 2.25
Jun. 10 Gwinnett 6.0 6 3 3 1 4 5 0 0 0 L 0 4.50 1.67
Jun. 5 Durham 6.0 5 1 1 0 2 11 0 1 0 - 0 1.50 1.17
May. 31 Syracuse 4.0 8 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 4.50 2.00
May. 25 Syracuse 7.0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 W 0 0.00 0.43
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 4.3 IP/G
13.0 12 8 8 0 9 19 1 1 0 1-1 0 5.54 1.62
Last 30 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 4.6 IP/G
23.0 27 18 18 6 11 31 1 2 0 1-3 0 7.04 1.65
Last 60 Days
11 Games:  Avg. 5.0 IP/G
55.0 55 30 30 7 26 66 1 4 0 2-4 0 4.91 1.47

Lucas Giolito Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016547713203.277

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016474513214.317

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201617.70107856.111.53

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20163.70004429.823.00
Lucas Giolito Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2012 17 R GUL 1 1 2.0 4.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 50% 4.50 2.20 .301
2013 18 R GUL 3 8 22.2 10.14 4.05 2.50 0.00 75.9% 2.78 2.30 .336
2013 18 A AUB 3 3 14.0 9.00 2.57 3.50 0.64 100% 0.64 3.41 .239
2014 19 A HAG 20 20 98.0 10.10 2.57 3.93 0.64 81.3% 2.20 2.77 .275
2015 20 A POT 13 11 69.2 11.18 2.60 4.30 0.13 76.2% 2.71 1.90 .370
2015 20 AA HAR 8 8 47.1 8.60 3.25 2.65 0.38 71.4% 3.80 3.12 .344
2016 21 A HAG 7 1 7.0 5.14 0.00 0.00 2.57 50% 5.14 5.77 .203
2016 21 AA HAR 7 14 71.0 9.13 4.31 2.12 0.25 76.8% 3.17 3.14 .336
2016 21 AAA SYR 7 7 37.1 9.70 2.43 4.00 0.73 84.2% 2.17 2.98 .302
2016 21 MAJ WAS 6 4 21.3 4.64 5.06 0.92 2.95 1.41 71% 93.4 MPH 6.75 8.26 .279
2017 22 AAA CHA 19 19 97.0 9.84 4.45 2.21 1.39 66.9% 5.38 4.63 .329
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 9 45.2 8.73 4.13 2.12 0.73 71.4% 4.13 3.68 .319
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3-Year Averages     6 4 21.3 4.64 5.06 0.92 2.95 71% 6.75 8.12 .279
Career     6 4 21.3 4.64 5.06 0.92 2.95 71% 6.75 8.18 .279

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Lucas Giolito Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2016 P 21.3 0 2 0 0 18 1 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2016 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Lucas Giolito    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.21 K/BB
WEAK
9.84 K/9
GREAT
4.45 BB/9
TERRIBLE
0.0 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
1.4 HR/9
WEAK
0.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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5.38 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.49 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.63 FIP
POOR
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.329 BABIP
HIGH
66.9% Strand Rate
LOW

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Lucas Giolito: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Giolito gave up one run on five hits and two walks while striking out 11 over six innings Monday for Triple-A Charlotte.

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Giolito (2-5) did not allow a hit and walked three in seven innings Thursday for Triple-A Charlotte.

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Giolito (0-5) allowed five runs (four earned) on seven hits and four walks for Triple-A Charlotte on Monday, JJ Stankevitz of CSN Chicago reports.

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Giolito, 22, has a 6.43 ERA and 16:9 K:BB through 14 innings for Triple-A Charlotte.

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Giolito was optioned to Triple-A Charlotte on Tuesday.

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Giolito allowed four runs on four hits and two walks in two-thirds of an inning in Tuesday's game against Seattle, Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Giolito gave up some hard contact and consistently pitched from behind in the count, but allowed just one run over four innings in Thursday's game against the Diamondbacks, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.

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Giolito allowed one hit and struck out three over three scoreless innings in Saturday's game against the Angels.

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Giolito took the mound for the first time in a White Sox uniform Monday, allowing one earned run and three hits while striking out two in two innings of work.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

This could be the year when Giolito goes from highly-touted prospect to mainstream ace. Three years removed from Tommy John surgery, the Nationals will set him loose on big league hitters when a need in the rotation arises. He cruised through High-A and Double-A in his age 20/21 season, but the numbers do not do him justice. He had a 1.96 FIP in 69.2 innings at High-A and a 3.18 FIP in 47.1 innings at Double-A. His combination of a plus-plus fastball and a borderline 80-grade curveball is something few pitchers on the planet can boast. He also has the potential for a plus changeup in two or three years, with above average command to boot. In short, this is a future ace. His body is built to log innings and his arsenal is built to embarrass big league hitters, the latter of which should begin sometime this summer.

2015

Now two years removed from his Tommy John surgery, Giolito looked every inch the future ace as he tore through the South Atlantic League, posting outstanding 10.1 K/9 and 3.9 K/BB ratios over a restricted workload of 98 innings. The tall, young right-hander already possesses a high-90s fastball and power curve that will overmatch just about anybody he faces in A-ball, so the Nationals are focused on building up his stamina and having him develop his changeup into a quality offering, something which could be the difference between Giolito being merely good in the majors or being one of the best in the game. The club has no reason to rush him given their loaded major league rotation, so Giolito could easily spend two more seasons or more in the minors before getting the call, but at the moment, all signs point to dynasty owners being amply rewarded down the road for their patience.

2014

The Nationals' 2012 first-round pick made an impressive return from Tommy John surgery, albeit in very limited work, and struck out 39 batters in 36.2 innings between rookie ball and Low-A while flashing the same high octane fastball, power curve and developing changeup that made him a much-ballyhooed high schooler prior to his surgery. The Nats are notoriously conservative with recovering pitchers so expect Giolito to be on a strict innings cap this season, but even in limited work he's more than capable of emerging as one of the game's elite pitching prospects. A violent delivery and spindly frame, the usual recipe for control and injury issues, might be the only thing keeping him from tearing into the majors as soon as 2015.

2013

The 16th overall pick in the draft went under the knife for the least surprising Tommy John surgery ever in August, and the Nationals do not expect to get anything for their $3 million signing bonus until 2014. Giolito could be worth the wait though. Were it not for his elbow trouble he very well might have gone first overall, as high schoolers with prototypical power pitcher builds and fastballs that light up the third digit on the radar gun tend to get scouts drooling. It will be a long road back for Giolito, but if any team can get the most out of him it would be the Nats (see: Strasburg, Stephen and Zimmermann, Jordan).