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Lucas Giolito avoids arbitration with the Chicago White Sox, agreeing to a deal worth $4.15 million for the 2021 season.
Giolito went 4-3 last year and had a 3.48 ERA, 1.037 WHIP, and 97 strikeouts. Giolito also threw one of two no-hitters in the 2020 season.
Lucas Giolito grabbed the win in Game 1 of Chicago's Wild Card series on Tuesday when he allowed just one run on two hits while striking out eight and walking one as the White Sox took down the A's 4-1.
Giolito was superb in his first ever postseason start, working a perfect game until the seventh inning when Tommy La Stella reached with a single up the middle. He escaped the seventh without incurring anymore damage. The right-hander started the eighth inning with a walk and a single and was replaced by Evan Marshall, who allowed one of those runners to score. The White Sox are now just one win away from reaching the Divisional Round of the playoffs for the first time since 2008.
Chicago White Sox right-hander Lucas Giolito allowed two runs over six innings in a 3-2 loss to Cleveland on Wednesday. Giolito struck out 11 and walked three in the loss.
Giolito escaped with a no-decision. He put together a strong season, posting a 4-3 record, 3.48 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, and 97 strikeouts in 72 1/3 innings of work.
Chicago White Sox right-hander Lucas Giolito turned in a quality start in a 5-1 loss to the Twins on Wednesday. Giolito allowed three runs over six innings while striking out four and walking three.
Giolito took the loss on a rare day where the Chicago offense was quiet. Giolito now has a 4-3 record, 3.53 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, and 86 strikeouts in 66 1/3 innings of work. He's scheduled to face Cleveland next.
Chicago White Sox right-hander Lucas Giolito allowed three runs in 5 2/3 innings in a 4-3 win over the Tigers on Friday. Giolito struck out seven and walked four.
Giolito struggled with his control in this one, throwing 114 pitches in 5 2/3 innings. He had to settle for a no-decision in the win. Giolito has a 4-2 record, 3.43 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, and 82 strikeouts in 60 1/3 innings of work.