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Chicago White Sox right-hander Lucas Giolito allowed two runs in seven innings in a 5-4 loss to the Indians on Sunday. Giolito struck out nine and walked five in the outing.
Giolito kept the Cleveland offense at bay, although it would be nice to see him cut down on his walks. Overall, the young hurler has a 1-1 record, 4.37 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, and 27 strikeouts in 22 2/3 innings of work. He will face St. Louis in his next start.
Chicago White Sox right-hander Lucas Giolito allowed two runs over six innings in a 3-2 win over the Brewers on Tuesday. Giolito struck out nine and walked three in the contest.
Giolito improved his record to 1-1 with the win, to go along with a 5.17 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, and 18 strikeouts in 15 2/3 innings of work. Besides his Opening Day stumble against the Twins, Giolito has been a quality fantasy pitcher.
White Sox right-hander Lucas Giolito was excellent in a 4-0 win over the Indians on Wednesday. Giolito tossed six shutout innings while striking out six.
He had to settle for a no-decision as neither team scored until Chicago pushed four runs across in the ninth inning. More importantly, Giolito bounced back from a horrid Opening Day start against the Twins.
Chicago White Sox right-hander Lucas Giolito struggled in a 10-5 loss to the Twins on Opening Day. Giolito allowed seven runs over 3 2/3 innings of work while striking out three and walking three.
Giolito broke out in 2019 but he stumbled out of the gate this season. The young right-hander should remain a quality fantasy pitcher but he will remain susceptible to the occasional blowup outing. He will take on Cleveland in his next start.
Lucas Giolito was confirmed as the starter for Opening Day. He will face off against the Twins at home.
Giolito earned this Opening Day nod after a breakout 2019 campaign that saw him post a 5-WAR campaign and fantastic 24.2% K-BB rate. Widely considered a top 15-20 starter for fantasy purposes, he is all systems go for this shortened season.