Lucas Giolito

Chicago White Sox

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2020, Lucas Giolito threw 6,975 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2019, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2019, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph) and Change (82mph), also mixing in a Slider (85mph). He also rarely threw a Curve (80mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2019 pitches compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball has essentially average velo and has some added backspin. His change generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' changeups, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups and has a lot of backspin. His slider generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' sliders and is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' sliders. His curve has an exceptional bite, is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' curves, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves and has primarily 12-6 movement.