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A Live Look at Lucas Giolito

A Live Look at Lucas Giolito

Lucas Giolito has a chance to become the first right-handed high school pitcher to be taken first overall in the draft. Following a productive summer, including a dominant performance at the Perfect Game All American Classic, he enters the spring as the top prep pitcher in the nation. After watching his first start of 2012, I can say that he's the real deal.

Physical Description Even as a 17 year old, Giolito stands out in a crowd. He's every bit of his listed height of 6'6 and his 230 pound frame is athletic and imposing. He has long arms, thick legs and broad shoulders. He reminds me of John Lackey. Mechanics For such a young pitcher, Luke has very clean mechanics. His arm works free and easy, giving him some deception. He...

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