‘Confident’ Lucas Giolito strikes out four in Cactus League debut

Mar 04, 2021 502

BY: Daryl Van Schouwen

Lucas Giolito gave up a solo home run to Ronald Guzman. Other than that, his first two innings of Cactus League play couldn’t have gone any better. Giolito struck out four Rangers, coming back from a 3-0 count on one, and did not walk a batter. Guzman’s homer was the only hit.

The White Sox’ likely Opening Day starter, energized by having fans in the stands again — although limited in number by coronavirus restrictions — felt an adrenaline rush. “The focus was just getting acclimated again with game speed,” Giolito said. “Being able to control my breathing, control the pace of the game, those were my main focuses. I feel like I did pretty well.”

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SOURCE: https://chicago.suntimes.com

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