The Chicago White Sox has something special in Lucas G0iolito and he is a great leader off the field so his words mean a lot.
The Chicago White Sox know what they have in Lucas Giolito. He is a brilliant pitcher that has the stuff to become one of the best in the game. He started to put it together in 2019 after being the worst pitcher in all of baseball for 2018. Once he puts together a consistency to his breaking pitch, we could be talking about a Cy Young level pitcher.
When you have that much talent, you are almost given a responsibility to develop into a team leader off the field as well. Some guys don’t handle that well but Giolito has taken it in stride. When he says things, people listen, and for good reason. He is very well-spoken and knows what to say all the time.
COVID-19 and other issues have made 2020 a very difficult year for a lot of people. Baseball fans have taken the brunt of it from an entertainment point of view because there hasn’t been a single game that counts in the standings yet. Well, they are finally going to be back with a 60 game season starting on July 23rd. The White Sox will open their season the next day on July 24th.
Yoan Moncada and Michael Kopech both came to the White Sox in the Chris Sale deal. That clearly shows they are super important to this team because the White Sox traded one of the best players in the world to acquire them as prospects. Well, neither of them have been to Summer Camp yet. We don’t really know why for either guy but there are some speculations that you can probably assume. Regardless of what it is, it is less than ideal that they aren’t there yet but Giolito shed some light on it.
You would think that Giolito wouldn’t say that if he wasn’t confident in what he was saying, especially with everything that is going on right now. His words about Moncada being back soon and Kopech being a big part of things should be very encouraging for White Sox fans. As Giolito says, “there’s going to be some bumps in the road and we’ll get past them”.