Lucas Giolito

Chicago White Sox

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Lucas Giolito has thrown 4,984 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2019, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2019, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Change (82mph), also mixing in a Slider (85mph) and Curve (80mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2019 pitches compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has slightly above average velo and has some added backspin. His change has a lot of backspin and has slightly below average velo. His slider generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' sliders, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' sliders, has less than expected depth and has primarily 12-6 movement. His curve has an exceptional bite, is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' curves, has primarily 12-6 movement and results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' curves.