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Nationals | Lucas Giolito stronger

Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:07:04 -0800

Washington Nationals SP Lucas Giolito (elbow), who is just 19 years old and can hit triple digits with his fastball, believes he's a stronger pitcher following Tommy John surgery in 2012. Giolito also checked into camp weighing 255 pounds after ending last season at 240 pounds. He's likely to start 2014 at Low Single-A Hagerstown, and there is a good chance he'll be shut down late in the season to preserve his innings.

Fantasy Tip: Giolito has a promising future for the Nationals. He's likely a few years away from making an impact in the majors, however. Keep him on your radar in keeper leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNWashington.com - Mark Zuckerman

Nationals | Lucas Giolito making first professional start

Tue, 02 Jul 2013 16:56:26 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Lucas Giolito (elbow), the club's top selection in the 2012 MLB Entry Draft, will make his first professional start Wednesday, July 3, for the Gulf Coast League squad. He had Tommy John surgery in August but has recovered fully. He's lined up to throw one or two innings.

Fantasy Tip: Be cautious with expecting too much from him too soon, but he could make a dent in the MLB rotation sometime in 2015 if he progresses. It's more likely he'd debut in the bigs later than that, though that doesn't remove keeper-league allure from the youngster.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Bill Ladson and Tom Schad

Nationals | Lucas Giolito in good spirits

Tue, 12 Feb 2013 16:01:36 -0800

Washington Nationals P Lucas Giolito (elbow), the team's first-round pick last year, is encouraged with his rehab from Tommy John surgery and has thrown from short distances a few times this week. His fastball has been clocked at 100 mph.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Joey Nowak

Nationals | Lucas Giolito throws

Wed, 06 Feb 2013 20:30:53 -0800

Washington Nationals P Lucas Giolito (elbow), recovering from Tommy John surgery, posted on his official Twitter account that he was able to throw from 30 feet and that he "feels so good."

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Nationals | Lucas Giolito to have surgery

Thu, 23 Aug 2012 16:41:08 -0700

Washington Nationals P Lucas Giolito (elbow), the team's first-round draft pick this year, will have Tommy John surgery after receiving a second opinion from Dr. Lewis Yocum. The Nats selected him with the 16th overall selection knowing this was a possibility.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - Adam Kilgore

Nationals | Lucas Giolito re-injures elbow

Mon, 20 Aug 2012 10:45:30 -0700

Washington Nationals P Lucas Giolito (elbow), the team's first pick in this year's draft, re-injured his elbow and will be evaluated later this week by Dr. Lewis Yocum. Giolito signed for $2.925 million rather than attending UCLA.

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Nationals | Lucas Giolito signed

Fri, 13 Jul 2012 14:02:36 -0700

The Washington Nationals have signed first-round draft choice P Lucas Giolito. He will receive a $2.925 million bonus as part of the contract.

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Nationals | Lucas Giolito selected 16th overall

Mon, 04 Jun 2012 17:48:15 -0700

The Washington Nationals select Harvard-West Lake High School P Lucas Giolito with the 16th overall pick of the 2012 MLB Draft.

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