Lucas Giolito

Age: 25
Bats/Throws: R/R
6' 6" / 245
P
Birthdate: 7/14/1994 (25 y, 7 m, 6 d)
Drafted: 2012 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 16, Overall: 16, Team: Washington Nationals
Contract: 1 yr, $573K (2019)
Service Time: 2.080
Reported as the pre-2020 value.
2 years and 80 days days of service time.
  
Free Agent:
Becomes a free agent entering the 2024 season, after the conclusion of the 2023 season.
2024   
Arb Eligible:
Projected to be arbitration eligible for the 2021 season.
2021   
MiLB Options: 1
Reported as the pre-2020 season number of waiver options remaining.

Prospects Report
Team Rank: 2Overall Rank: 19Reported: 2017ETA: 2017  
FastballSliderCurveballChangeupCommandFuture Value
60 / 6030 / 4060 / 7045 / 5040 / 5060

RotoWire News: Giolito (chest) said he felt good while throwing off flat ground from 150 feet Tuesday, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. He expects to progress to mound work by the end of the week. (2/19/2020)
Injury: Chest, Day-To-Day

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2012Nationals (R)000112.04.500.000.00.33350.0 %83.3 %0.0 %4.502.432.43 
2013Nationals (R)1108822.29.933.970.00.32272.4 %50.9 %0.0 %2.782.582.89 
2013Nationals (A-)1003314.09.002.570.64.250100.0 %65.6 %25.0 %0.643.312.56 
2014Nationals (A)1020202098.010.102.570.64.26379.6 %49.6 %9.1 %2.203.162.93 
2015Nationals (A+)350131169.211.112.580.13.35273.9 %52.2 %1.9 %2.711.962.29 
2015Nationals (AA)4208847.18.563.230.38.34172.1 %55.9 %4.4 %3.803.183.37 
2016Nationals (A)000117.05.140.002.57.20062.5 %36.4 %20.0 %5.145.973.61 
2016Nationals (AA)530141471.09.134.310.25.32366.5 %51.5 %3.8 %3.173.303.69 
2016Nationals (AAA)1207737.19.642.410.72.29582.0 %55.2 %14.3 %2.172.962.51 
2016Nationals0106421.14.645.062.95.27171.9 %40.5 %29.2 %6.758.215.82-0.6
2017White Sox (AAA)61002424128.29.374.131.19.31273.8 %44.4 %14.4 %4.484.443.85 
2017White Sox3307745.16.752.381.59.18992.0 %45.0 %17.8 %2.384.944.420.3
2018White Sox101303232173.16.494.671.40.26863.5 %44.4 %13.4 %6.135.565.460.1
2019White Sox14902929176.211.622.901.22.27377.7 %36.0 %13.6 %3.413.433.665.1
2020THE BAT131003232195.010.303.611.32.29574.0 %  3.954.17  
2020ATC121003130182.010.413.241.42.29872.6 %  4.114.10  
2020Depth Charts141003232195.011.173.151.32.30075.4 %  3.743.79 4.4
2020Steamer121103232191.010.313.431.47.28973.4 %40.6 % 4.264.334.283.2
2020ZiPS14902929176.012.022.861.18.29677.8 %  3.223.27 5.2
Total- - -272607472416.28.603.691.43.26171.1 %41.2 %14.7 %4.604.734.604.8

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2012Nationals (R)004.5011000002.072110000001
2013Nationals (R)112.78880000022.2941987010004025
2013Nationals (A-)100.64330000014.05391114021014
2014Nationals (A)1022.2020200000098.03867028247280110110
2015Nationals (A+)352.7113110000069.2292652421120037186
2015Nationals (AA)423.80880000047.1202482120217032045
2016Nationals (A)005.1411000007.0266442000004
2016Nationals (AA)533.1714140000071.0313673725234042072
2016Nationals (AAA)122.17770000037.114931119310011040
2016Nationals016.75640000021.1101261816712011111
2017White Sox (AAA)6104.48242422000128.2551122666417590490134
2017White Sox332.38770000045.1179311412812032034
2018White Sox10136.13323200000173.17751661231182790215130125
2019White Sox1493.41292932000176.2705131696724571460228
2020THE BAT13103.953232  0  195.08211659386297829  223
2020ATC12104.113130  00 182.0 1579083296504  211
2020Depth Charts14103.743232  00 195.0 16187812968 7  242
2020Steamer12114.2632321100 191.081417197913173 9  219
2020ZiPS1493.222929  0  176.0 133676323561461235
Total- - -27264.60747232000416.2176035422421366171323221398

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2012Nationals (R)4.500.001.000.0014.3 %0.0 %14.3 %.2861.00.33350.0 %  2.43
2013Nationals (R)9.933.972.500.0026.6 %10.6 %16.0 %.2261.28.32272.4 %  2.58
2013Nationals (A-)9.002.573.500.6426.4 %7.6 %18.9 %.1920.93.250100.0 %  3.31
2014Nationals (A)10.102.573.930.6428.5 %7.3 %21.2 %.1961.00.26379.6 %  3.16
2015Nationals (A+)11.112.584.300.1329.5 %6.9 %22.6 %.2421.22.35273.9 %  1.96
2015Nationals (AA)8.563.232.650.3822.3 %8.4 %13.9 %.2641.37.34172.1 %  3.18
2016Nationals (A)5.140.004.002.5715.4 %0.0 %15.4 %.2310.86.20062.5 %  5.97
2016Nationals (AA)9.134.312.120.2523.0 %10.9 %12.1 %.2441.42.32366.5 %  3.30
2016Nationals (AAA)9.642.414.000.7226.9 %6.7 %20.1 %.2251.10.29582.0 %  2.96
2016Nationals4.645.060.922.9510.9 %11.9 %-1.0 %.2951.78.27171.9 %1591978.21
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017White Sox (AAA)9.374.132.271.1924.3 %10.7 %13.6 %.2501.41.31273.8 %  4.44
2017White Sox6.752.382.831.5919.0 %6.7 %12.3 %.1890.95.18992.0 %561114.94
2017Average8.343.292.531.2721.6 %8.5 %13.1 %.2521.34.29772.6 %  4.40
2018White Sox6.494.671.391.4016.1 %11.6 %4.5 %.2481.48.26863.5 %1471295.56
2018Average8.533.252.631.1622.3 %8.5 %13.8 %.2451.30.29372.8 %  4.19
2019White Sox11.622.904.001.2232.3 %8.1 %24.2 %.2031.06.27377.7 %76743.43
2019Average8.883.292.691.4023.0 %8.5 %14.4 %.2491.33.29672.3 %  4.49
2020THE BAT10.303.612.851.32   .2311.25.29574.0 %  4.17
2020ATC10.413.243.221.42   .2341.22.29872.6 %  4.10
2020Depth Charts11.173.153.551.32   .2261.17.30075.4 %  3.79
2020Steamer10.313.433.011.4726.9 %9.0 %18.0 %.2331.27.28973.4 %  4.33
2020ZiPS12.022.864.201.18   .2111.07.29677.8 %  3.27
Total- - -8.603.692.331.4322.6 %9.7 %12.9 %.2261.26.26171.1 %1071074.73

SeasonAgeWLGGSIPHRERHRBBSOK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERAFIPWAR
2020251492929176.01336763235623512.022.864.201.18.2111.07.29677.8 %3.223.275.2
2021261592929177.01326662225523712.052.804.311.12.2091.06.29677.5 %3.153.155.3
2022271482828168.31256258215122712.142.734.451.12.2081.05.29677.8 %3.103.125.1

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2012Nationals (R)5.0016.7 %83.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %  66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %     2.43
2013Nationals (R)1.8121.1 %50.9 %28.1 %18.8 %0.0 %  44.1 %17.0 %39.0 %     2.89
2013Nationals (A-)5.2521.9 %65.6 %12.5 %50.0 %25.0 %  45.5 %21.2 %33.3 %     2.56
2014Nationals (A)1.5618.6 %49.6 %31.8 %19.5 %9.1 %  42.5 %22.7 %34.8 %     2.93
2015Nationals (A+)1.7518.0 %52.2 %29.8 %11.3 %1.9 %  38.5 %30.2 %31.3 %     2.29
2015Nationals (AA)1.6911.0 %55.9 %33.1 %26.7 %4.4 %  46.0 %22.6 %31.4 %     3.37
2016Nationals (A)0.8018.2 %36.4 %45.5 %20.0 %20.0 %  36.4 %40.9 %22.7 %     3.61
2016Nationals (AA)1.9221.6 %51.5 %26.8 %13.5 %3.8 %  50.0 %21.8 %28.2 %     3.69
2016Nationals (AAA)2.5222.9 %55.2 %21.9 %19.0 %14.3 %  48.5 %24.2 %27.3 %     2.51
2016Nationals1.2527.0 %40.5 %32.4 %8.3 %29.2 %10.0 %0.0 %41.6 %31.2 %27.3 %14.3 %49.4 %36.4 %5.971405.82
2017White Sox (AAA)1.3121.8 %44.4 %33.8 %23.7 %14.4 %  42.2 %25.2 %32.6 %     3.85
2017White Sox1.2920.2 %45.0 %34.9 %8.9 %17.8 %3.4 %0.0 %49.2 %27.7 %23.1 %19.2 %45.4 %35.4 %4.491014.42
2018White Sox1.1918.3 %44.4 %37.3 %9.9 %13.4 %5.4 %50.0 %39.8 %35.0 %25.1 %16.9 %50.5 %32.7 %5.371295.46
2019White Sox0.8421.3 %36.0 %42.8 %14.7 %13.6 %0.7 %50.0 %41.1 %31.5 %27.4 %20.2 %47.8 %32.0 %3.57803.66
Total- - -1.0620.1 %41.2 %38.7 %11.6 %14.7 %4.0 %30.0 %41.4 %32.7 %25.9 %18.2 %48.9 %33.0 %4.541064.60

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2012Nationals (R)5010    099
2013Nationals (R)2916123    43134177
2013Nationals (A-)21472    207797
2014Nationals (A)120774515    231683914
2015Nationals (A+)9353326    162514676
2015Nationals (AA)76451512    259435694
2016Nationals (A)81042    366197
2016Nationals (AA)10052427    4517611212
2016Nationals (AAA)5321224    224384608
2016Nationals302420233011152246398
2017White Sox (AAA)1551187628    86613672233
2017White Sox584526421026256448704
2018White Sox2402029920134297118918183007
2019White Sox14917788261218395318612814
Total- - -4774482335219103217255043736923

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2016Nationals-0.84-2.361.52-8.79-0.911.060.880.781.515-1.180.3801
2017White Sox0.62-2.693.319.330.940.910.910.870.8070.78-0.1100
2018White Sox-2.89-15.1912.29-35.44-3.610.940.850.870.9332-2.63-0.4400
2019White Sox2.74-11.1513.8925.742.451.000.980.881.28263.10-0.3500
Total- - --0.37-31.3831.01-9.16-1.140.970.910.871.09700.08-0.4601

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2016Nationals71.1% (93.4)  17.8% (80.2)11.1% (83.6)   
2017White Sox59.7% (92.1)13.1% (83.6) 11.1% (78.2)16.2% (81.5)   
2018White Sox59.4% (92.4)14.5% (84.0) 10.1% (78.6)15.9% (81.8)  0.3%
2019White Sox55.0% (94.3)14.7% (84.6) 4.1% (79.4)26.1% (81.7)  0.1%
Total- - -58.3% (93.2)13.6% (84.2) 8.2% (78.9)19.8% (81.8)  0.2%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2016Nationals70.9 %0.5 %    0.3 %18.1 %  10.3 %   
2017White Sox50.8 %9.0 %    12.3 %11.0 %  17.0 %   
2018White Sox43.4 %16.4 %    14.8 %10.1 %  15.3 %   
2019White Sox54.7 %0.2 %0.4 %   15.2 %4.1 %0.0 % 25.3 %   
Total- - -50.4 %8.2 %0.1 %   13.9 %8.2 %0.0 % 19.2 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2016Nationals93.394.8    84.880.1  83.5  
2017White Sox92.491.7    83.978.2  81.6  
2018White Sox92.492.1    83.978.6  81.7  
2019White Sox94.287.492.1   84.479.584.7 81.7  
Total- - -93.392.092.1   84.178.984.7 81.7  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2016Nationals69.9 %  1.3 %10.6 %0.5 %17.8 %    
2017White Sox50.1 %  9.7 %16.1 %13.1 %11.0 %    
2018White Sox39.5 %  19.9 %15.3 %15.1 %10.1 %    
2019White Sox54.9 %  0.1 %26.1 %14.8 %4.2 %    
Total- - -48.6 %  9.8 %19.5 %13.9 %8.2 %    

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2016Nationals94.1  93.884.284.480.8   
2017White Sox92.6  92.081.884.078.5   
2018White Sox92.8  92.882.284.279.0   
2019White Sox94.6  96.182.084.879.9   
Total- - -93.7  92.782.184.579.3   

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2016Nationals-8.0  0.5-0.4  -2.83  0.76-0.82  
2017White Sox1.01.3 -2.03.8  0.231.37 -2.623.34  
2018White Sox-15.93.9 -8.51.7  -0.890.89 -2.780.35  
2019White Sox20.62.0 -4.415.0  1.330.49 -3.802.04  
Total- - --2.37.2 -14.420.1  -0.060.76 -2.521.46  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2016Nationals-7.8-0.1    0.10.6  -0.4  
2017White Sox-0.21.4    0.8-2.0  4.4  
2018White Sox-10.7-4.0    2.9-8.6  3.1  
2019White Sox19.00.62.3   1.4-3.90.2 13.3  
Total- - -0.3-2.12.3   5.1-13.90.2 20.4  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2016Nationals-2.75-6.76    6.770.80  -0.86  
2017White Sox-0.052.17    0.87-2.54  3.71  
2018White Sox-0.82-0.81    0.66-2.82  0.67  
2019White Sox1.239.9923.08   0.32-3.4017.57 1.87  
Total- - -0.01-0.3823.08   0.53-2.4417.57 1.54  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2016Nationals-8.0  0.1-0.2-0.10.5   
2017White Sox-0.2  1.43.91.2-2.0   
2018White Sox-13.5  -1.32.83.3-8.6   
2019White Sox20.5  0.114.41.7-4.2   
Total- - --1.1  0.320.96.2-14.2   

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2016Nationals-2.86  1.80-0.44-4.750.75   
2017White Sox-0.05  2.013.471.35-2.54   
2018White Sox-1.14  -0.210.600.73-2.82   
2019White Sox1.33  2.891.960.41-3.59   
Total- - --0.03  0.041.550.64-2.49   

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2016Nationals24.8 %70.1 %45.7 %75.5 %90.7 %86.3 %46.2 %55.5 %6.3 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
2017White Sox32.6 %70.1 %49.2 %64.1 %88.5 %79.5 %44.2 %62.0 %10.1 %
2017Average29.9 %66.7 %46.5 %62.9 %85.5 %77.5 %45.0 %60.3 %10.4 %
2018White Sox26.7 %64.3 %43.1 %66.4 %88.3 %80.6 %43.7 %55.4 %8.3 %
2018Average30.9 %67.3 %46.6 %62.8 %85.5 %76.9 %43.0 %60.6 %10.7 %
2019White Sox31.9 %69.1 %49.4 %54.6 %77.3 %69.6 %47.2 %62.1 %15.0 %
2019Average31.6 %68.5 %47.0 %62.7 %84.9 %76.2 %41.8 %60.9 %11.1 %
Total- - -29.2 %67.2 %46.5 %61.5 %83.7 %76.1 %45.3 %58.8 %11.1 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2016Nationals24.4 %67.5 %45.7 %71.4 %91.7 %86.3 %49.5 %21.8
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
2017White Sox30.6 %69.9 %49.2 %56.6 %90.5 %79.4 %47.4 %24.4
2017Average30.3 %64.1 %46.5 %61.2 %85.8 %77.4 %47.9 %23.8
2018White Sox25.5 %62.8 %43.1 %63.1 %88.3 %80.5 %47.3 %24.6
2018Average30.4 %64.4 %46.6 %60.1 %85.6 %76.9 %47.7 %23.5
2019White Sox29.9 %68.2 %49.4 %54.4 %75.9 %69.5 %51.0 %25.0
2019Average30.6 %65.2 %47.0 %59.4 %84.9 %76.2 %47.4 %24.4
Total- - -27.7 %66.1 %46.5 %59.1 %83.3 %76.0 %48.9 %24.6

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2016Nationals23.5 %68.2 %45.7 %70.2 %91.9 %86.3 %49.8 %22.0
2017White Sox30.8 %70.1 %49.2 %57.4 %90.4 %79.4 %46.8 %25.0
2018White Sox25.7 %62.7 %43.1 %63.6 %88.5 %80.7 %47.2 %25.6
2019White Sox29.4 %68.5 %49.5 %53.5 %76.1 %69.5 %51.3 %25.2
Total- - -27.5 %66.2 %46.5 %59.0 %83.4 %76.1 %49.0 %25.1

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2012Nationals (R)P112.0000  0          
2013Nationals (R)P8822.2010  0          
2013Nationals (A-)P3314.0020  0          
2014Nationals (A)P202098.0561  0          
2015Nationals (A+)P131169.24123  0          
2015Nationals (AA)P8847.1431  0          
2016Nationals (A)P117.0020  0          
2016Nationals (AA)P141471.0331  0          
2016Nationals (AAA)P7737.1370  0          
2016NationalsP6421.1130000000 0   1.000 
2017White Sox (AAA)P2424128.20102  1          
2017White SoxP7745.1231010000 2   .833 
2018White SoxP3232173.114151010000 26   .967 
2019White SoxP2929176.24150001100 3   1.000 
Total- - -P7472416.221362021100 31   .966 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSZrCERArSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZFSRFRMARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2016NationalsP21.10 0  000     0.0      
2017White SoxP45.10 0  011     0.1      
2018White SoxP173.1-1 -3  02-1     -1.2      
2019White SoxP176.20 1  023     -1.7      
Total- - -P416.2-1 -2  053     -2.7      

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2016NationalsP21.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (4)
2017White SoxP45.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2018White SoxP173.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (10)
2019White SoxP176.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (12)
Total- - -P416.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)50.0%     (2)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (27)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2016Nationals-0.40.10.10.2-6.5-0.6($4.8) 
2017White Sox1.61.10.21.33.30.3$2.5 
2018White Sox-1.31.0-2.3-1.30.60.1$0.5 
2019White Sox5.10.9-0.90.049.15.1$40.5 
Total- - -5.03.2-3.00.246.54.8$38.8 

  • 2012 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 16, Overall: 16
    • Team: Washington Nationals
    • School: Harvard-Westlake HS (CA)