Lucas Giolito

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Boston Red Sox Starting Pitcher (SP ) Age: 29-282d Exp: 6.08 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 1 (#16 overall), 2012 College: California Agent(s): (CAA Sports)

  • Current Contract

    Lucas Giolito signed a 2 year / $38,500,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox, including $38,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $19,250,000. In 2024, Giolito will earn a base salary of $18,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $18,000,000.

    2024-2026 Free Agent

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $38,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $19,250,000
    Free Agent: 2027 / UFA
    Year   Age Service Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2024 Contract details by year 29 6.080 $18,000,000 $19,250,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000($18,000,000)

    PLAYER OPT-OUT AVAILABLE : 2 yr, $20,500,000 remaining

    2025 Contract details by year 30 Opt Out $19,000,000 $19,250,000 $19,000,000 $19,000,000 $19,000,000($37,000,000)
    2026 Contract details by year 31 Vested $14,000,000 $19,250,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $1,500,000($38,500,000)
    2027 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2025 Player Option includes a $1M buyout
    • 2026 Option
      $14M Club Option with less than 140 Innings PItched in 2025
      $19M Mutual Option ($1.5M buyout) with 140+ Innings PItched in 2025
    • Annual Incentives ($1M)
      $250,000 each for 150, 160, 170, 180 innings pitched
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2023-2023 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $10,400,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,400,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA

    2023-2023Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,709,676
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,709,676
    Free Agent:

    2023-2023Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,956,990
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,956,990
    Free Agent:

    2022-2022 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,450,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,450,000
    Free Agent:

    2021-2021 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,150,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,150,000
    Free Agent:

    2020-2020 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $627,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $627,000
    Free Agent:

    2019-2019 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $573,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $573,000
    Free Agent:

    2018-2018 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $555,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $555,000
    Free Agent:

    2017-2017 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $535,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $535,000
    Free Agent:

    2016-2016 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $507,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $507,500
    Free Agent:

    2012-2012Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,925,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,925,000
    Free Agent:
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings - $2,925,000 - $2,925,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $108,147 - - $108,147
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $119,843 - - $119,843
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - $555,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $573,000 - - $573,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $232,222 - - $232,222
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $4,150,000 - - $4,150,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $7,450,000 - - $7,450,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,733,334 - - $1,733,334
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $6,709,676 - - $6,709,676
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,956,990 - - $1,956,990
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 - - $18,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $41,588,212 $2,925,000 - $44,513,212
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $19,000,000 - - $19,000,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000
    $62,088,212 $2,925,000 - $65,013,212
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $108,147 $2,925,000 - $3,033,147
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $19,789,741 - - $19,789,741
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,733,334 - - $1,733,334
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,956,990 - - $1,956,990
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 - - $18,000,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Dec 30 2023Signed a 2 year $38.5 million contract with Boston (BOS), including a player option for 2025
    Aug 31 2023Claimed off waivers by Cleveland (CLE)
    Jul 27 2023Traded to Los Angeles (LAA) from Chicago (CHW) with Reynaldo Lopez for Ky Bush and Edgar Quero
    Jan 13 2023Signed a 1 year $10.4 million contract with Chicago (CHW), avoiding arbitration
    Apr 1 2022Signed a 1 year $7.45 million contract with Chicago (CHW), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 15 2021Signed a 1 year $4.15 million contract with Chicago (CHW), avoiding arbitration
    Feb 24 2020Signed a 1 year $627,000 contract with Chicago (CHW)
    Mar 5 2019Signed a 1 year $573,000 contract with Chicago (CHW)
    Feb 23 2018Signed a 1 year $555,000 contract with Chicago (CHW)
    Dec 7 2016Traded to Chicago (CHW) from Washington (WSH) with Reynaldo Lopez and Dane Dunning for Adam Eaton
    Jun 28 2016Contract purchased by Washington (WSH)
    Jul 12 2012Signed a contract with Washington (WAS)
    Jun 4 2012Drafted by Washington (WAS): Round 1 (#16 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Lucas Giolito, and the financial implications.

  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Lucas Giolito ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2023 CLE 33 33 184.1 169 110 100 73 204 41 8 15 0 4.88 1.313 2.82
    2022 CHW 30 30 161.2 171 92 88 61 177 24 11 9 0 4.90 1.435 0.12
    2021 CHW 31 31 178.2 145 74 70 52 201 27 11 9 0 3.53 1.103 4.2
    2020 CHW 12 12 72.1 47 31 28 28 97 8 4 3 0 3.48 1.037 0.82
    2019 CHW 29 29 176.2 131 69 67 57 228 24 14 9 0 3.41 1.064 5.46
    2018 CHW 32 32 173.1 166 123 118 90 125 27 10 13 0 6.13 1.477 -1.28
    2017 CHW 7 7 45.1 31 14 12 12 34 8 3 3 0 2.38 0.949 1.49
    2016 WSH 6 4 21.1 26 18 16 12 11 7 0 1 0 6.75 1.781 -0.47
    Totals 180 178 1013.2 886 531 499 385 1,077 166 61 62 0 4.43 1.254 13.16
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • MLB Rank: 0
    • SP Rank: 0

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • SP Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Giolito's current age (29), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

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    Lucas Giolito's Calculated Market Value

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