Lucas Giolito RUMORS & NEWS

  • Should White Sox lock up Lucas Giolito? ‘That stuff will take care of itself,’ pitcher says

    Chicago Sun-Times "Lucas Giolito’s transformation from perhaps the worst starter in baseball to a likely All-Star is one of the best stories in the game in 2019. Are 14 starts enough to get the White Sox thinking about locking him up with a long-term contract? Giolito said the Sox..." June 24

  • Luke Voit upset by Lucas Giolito throwing up and in after HR: 'It's a bunch of BS'

    The Score "Luke Voit didn't appreciate the location of a Lucas Giolito fastball in the third inning of Friday night's game. The New York Yankees slugger hit a home run off the Chicago White Sox right-hander in the opening frame, and Giolito threw high and tight his next time..." June 15

  • Lucas Giolito emerging as one of Majors' best pitchers

    MLB.com "Lucas Giolito was the American League Pitcher of the Month for May, and the White Sox right-hander has somehow managed to take it up another notch so far in June. By blanking the Royals on three hits over 7 2/3 innings on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium, Giolito has not allowed a run in..." June 08

  • How Lucas Giolito lived up to his potential

    MLB.com ""In 2019, his age-24 season, Lucas Giolito is likely going to make the All-Star team and could even receive Cy Young votes." That wouldn't have been a particularly surprising statement back in 2012, when the Nationals made him the 16th overall pick in the Draft, two slots ahead of..." June 07

  • Lucas Giolito is winning a lot of games for a losing team

    Hardball Talk "At the outset, allow me to offer the obvious caveat that wins are not anything close to the best measure of a starting pitcher. Let further note that, in most respects, using wins to measure a starting pitcher is not just useless, it’s actively misleading. I hope we don’t have to..." June 03

  • Two small adjustments have helped Lucas Giolito become one of the best pitchers in baseball

    CBS Sports "Thursday night at Minute Maid Park, Chicago White Sox right-hander Lucas Giolito turned in the best outing of his big-league career. Giolito held an Astros club with the highest batting average (.278), highest on-base percentage (.352), and second highest slugging percentage (.499) in baseball..." May 25

  • Lucas Giolito is out of the hole and at the top of the White Sox rotation

    The Score "Rain cut Lucas Giolito's much-anticipated MLB debut short. On a balmy June evening almost three years ago, the 21-year-old right-hander - universally considered the game's preeminent pitching prospect - was flummoxing the New York Mets at Nationals Park. Through four..." May 14

  • Lucas Giolito goes on injured list, White Sox recall Carson Fulmer, Ryan Cordell

    Chicago Sun-Times "The White Sox put right-handed pitcher Lucas Giolito on the 10-day injured list with a strained left hamstring and recalled outfielder Ryan Cordell and right-hander Carson Fulmer from Class AAA Charlotte Thursday morning. Giolito (2-1, 5.30) suffered the injury, which he called a..." April 18

  • A dominant performance by Giolito helps the White Sox to their 1st win — and bodes well for his future

    Chicago Tribune "Dylan Cease didn’t start the season with the White Sox, but the shadow of their top pitching prospect hovers over the rotation. Eventually Cease will be in that rotation, meaning someone will have to go. And it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out the likeliest..." April 01