Lucas Giolito


Age on Opening Day 2016: 21

How acquired: 1st round pick, 2012 draft

Position: Starting pitcher


The Nationals have promoted top prospect Lucas Giolito to Class AA Harrisburg, deeming the 21-year-old right-hander ready to start pitching at the upper levels of their farm system.


Mike Rizzo spoke with reporters on Sunday morning before the Nationals were set to close their series with the Atlanta Braves and covered a wide range of subjects with his team ready to embark on


With spring training just weeks away, publications all around baseball are releasing their rankings of the top prospects in the minor leagues.