Lucas Giolito

SP · Boston Red Sox

Bats R Throws R
Height 6'6" Weight 255
DOB 1994-07-14 Age 29.8
Hometown Santa Monica, CA

Fantasy Baseball News Last 90 Days

  • Offseason In Review: Boston Red Sox

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    The Red Sox had a very quiet offseason, as their big moves were trading away one starting pitcher and signing another, though the latter of the two eventually required season-ending surgery. Major League Signings RHP Lucas Giolito: Two years, $38.5MM (Giolito can opt-out after '24; includes conditional option for '26) RHP Liam Hendriks: Two years,...

    Apr 5 · MLB Trade Rumors Offseason Boston Red Sox Lucas Giolito Liam Hendriks
  • Lucas Giolito Undergoes Internal Brace Procedure

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    March 13: The Red Sox announced this morning that Giolito underwent an internal brace procedure to repair the UCL in his right elbow. That comes with a shorter recovery timetable than a full Tommy John surgery and will give the right-hander a chance to pitch the entire 2025 season if things go smoothly in his…

    Mar 13 · MLB Trade Rumors Boston Red Sox Lucas Giolito
  • Lucas Giolito Has Successful Elbow Surgery

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    Boston Red Sox right-hander Lucas Giolito (elbow) had successful right-elbow UCL repair with internal brace on Tuesday. The procedure was performed by Dr. Jeffrey Dugas at the Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopedics Center in Birmingham, Alabama. Giolito will miss all of the 2024 season as a result, but it's still considered good news overall, as he was able to avoid having the second Tommy John surgery of his career. If everything goes well with his recovery this year and into next offseason, the 29-year-old could have a shot to be ready for Opening Day in 2025 for the BoSox. Giolito was hoping to rebound from a rocky 2023 campaign that saw him pitch for three different teams (White Sox, Angels, Reds), but that will now have to wait until 2025.

    Mar 13 · Source via Boston Red Sox Lucas Giolito
  • Lucas Giolito Set To Undergo Surgery

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    Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito (elbow) will have surgery on his right elbow Tuesday afternoon. The extent of the ligament damage isn't known. It's possible Giolito needs Tommy John surgery but he could also require just a brace procedure. Either way, he is most assuredly out for 2024. If he requires Tommy John, it could push his start to the 2025 season back, but if it's the brace procedure, he could be ready by the time the offseason comes around. Last week it was reported the 29-year-old had a partial tear in his UCL and a flexor strain, so the news has been bleak recently. He should now be avoided by all redraft leagues. Even in dynasty leagues, it could be time to move on, as Giolito hasn't posted a respectable ERA, FIP or WHIP since 2021. His strikeout potential is what he has to hang his hat on.

    Mar 11 · Source via Boston Red Sox Lucas Giolito
  • Lucas Giolito Going For Second Opinion

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    Boston Red Sox right-hander Lucas Giolito (elbow) will have a second opinion on Monday from Dr. Dugas in Alabama. Manager Alex Cora said that surgery is a possibility, but the team will know more next week. Dugas is the same doctor that did Garrett Whitlock's Tommy John surgery. The 29-year-old is dealing with a partially torn UCL and flexor strain in his right elbow and is probably going to be forced to miss all of the 2024 season, especially if he undergoes Tommy John surgery. It's a big blow to Boston's starting rotation before the start of the year. To say the least, fantasy managers should be avoiding Giolito in upcoming fantasy drafts. His 2023 season was a disaster, pitching for three different teams and posting a 4.88 ERA.

    Mar 6 · Source via Boston Red Sox Lucas Giolito
  • Lucas Giolito Diagnosed With Partial UCL Tear, Flexor Strain

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    Red Sox right-hander Lucas Giolito experienced discomfort in his right elbow after his most recent throwing session, manager Alex Cora announced Tuesday morning (X link via Jen McCaffrey of The Athletic). He’ll undergo additional testing, but ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports that the initial diagnosis is a partial tear of the right ulnar collateral ligament and…

    Mar 5 · MLB Trade Rumors Boston Red Sox Lucas Giolito
  • Lucas Giolito Could Miss Entire Season With Partially Torn UCL

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    Feeling discomfort after his last spring outing, Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito (elbow) was checked out, and imaging showed that he likely has a partially torn UCL and a flexor strain. Giolito may need surgery, which would mean he'd miss the entire season. The former first-round draft pick signed with Boston in the offseason, and after the departure of Chris Sale, leaves Boston very thin in their starting rotation.

    Mar 5 · Source via Boston Red Sox Lucas Giolito
  • Pitching Stats


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    27at DET, vs CIN2.328.1010991140101010.802.40
    26at KC3.315.101063710435.061.88
    25vs TEX32.017.0101121200000.000.43
    24at LAA, vs MIN-1.0210.00201231160131311.701.40
    23at PHI1.715.201064430557.941.41
    22vs CIN12.016.001192511411.501.17
    21at TEX2.016.001052710446.001.50
    20vs SF23.016.010173301334.501.00
    19at ATL-8.313.2010238319922.093.00
    18at TOR2.315.101051620335.061.31
    17at MIN, at NYM9.728.20101481231888.312.31
    15vs STL, vs TOR24.0213.000295610442.770.85
    14at LAA22.017.010090620445.140.86
    13vs BOS13.016.0011101312311.500.67
    12at SEA8.015.000053810323.602.20
    11vs MIA, at NYY43.0213.0102154610110.690.77
    10vs LAA17.015.010052420335.401.20
    9at DET-1.313.201047610449.823.55
    8vs KC22.016.010141610111.501.17
    7vs HOU, at KC29.0212.01111521220664.501.17
    6vs MIN16.017.000173210111.290.71
    5vs TB13.716.200160800222.701.20
    4at TB, vs PHI29.0213.0111123522442.770.62
    3at MIN10.016.001172501111.501.17
    2at PIT0.014.00003012207715.753.00
    1at HOU9.015.000061501323.601.20


    Oct 1at DETL 2-5-1.015.001044710559.002.20
    Sep 26vs CINL 7-113.313.1000554305513.502.70
    Sep 20at KCL 2-63.315.101063710435.061.88
    Sep 15vs TEXW 12-332.017.0101121200000.000.43
    Sep 9at LAAL 2-67.017.001090430445.140.57
    Sep 4vs MINL 6-20-8.013.0010337309927.003.33
    Aug 28at PHIL 4-61.715.201064430557.941.41
    Aug 22vs CINL 3-412.016.001192511411.501.17
    Aug 15at TEXL 3-72.016.001052710446.001.50
    Aug 8vs SFW 7-523.016.010173301334.501.00
    Aug 2at ATLL 5-12-8.313.2010238319922.093.00
    Jul 28at TORL 1-42.315.101051620335.061.31
    Jul 23at MINL 4-514.015.000093601000.001.80
    Jul 18at NYML 10-11-4.313.2010556308819.643.00
    Jul 9vs STLL 3-413.017.000153210222.570.71
    Jul 4vs TORL 3-411.016.000142400223.001.00
    Jun 28at LAAW 11-522.017.010090620445.140.86
    Jun 23vs BOSL 1-313.016.0011101312311.500.67
    Jun 17at SEAW 4-38.015.000053810323.602.20
    Jun 11vs MIAL 5-617.017.000181610111.291.00
    Jun 6at NYYW 3-226.016.010173000000.000.50
    May 30vs LAAW 7-317.015.010052420335.401.20
    May 25at DETL 2-7-1.313.201047610449.823.55
    May 20vs KCW 5-122.016.010141610111.501.17
    May 14vs HOUL 3-43.016.001060710446.001.17
    May 9at KCW 4-226.016.010192510223.001.17
    May 4vs MINL 3-716.017.000173210111.290.71
    Apr 28vs TBL 2-313.716.200160800222.701.20
    Apr 23at TBL 1-43.017.001052521445.141.00
    Apr 18vs PHIW 3-026.016.010171001000.000.17
    Apr 12at MINL 1-310.016.001172501111.501.17
    Apr 7at PITL 9-130.014.00003012207715.753.00
    Apr 1at HOUL 4-69.015.000061501323.601.20
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