Perhaps the poster boy for not giving up on a post-hype talent in fantasy. Lucas Giolito appeared to be a bust after his trade to the White Sox but after winning 18 games his last two seasons, he's moved into the near-elite strata of starting pitchers. During a truncated season he went 4-3 with a 97:28 K:BB over 72.1 innings spanning 12 starts. His ratio statistics of a 3.48 ERA, 3.51 SIERA and 1.04 WHIP check the boxes though the earned run rate needs to come down a hair to be considered elite.

He recorded a 33.7 strikeout percentage with a 9.7 walk rate in 2020 along with a career high 17.3 swinging strike percentage. His contact allowed fell across the board with a 65.8 contact rate and 74.6 Z-Contact (in the strike zone)...