White Sox Manager Rick Renteria Had a Touching Reaction to Lucas Giolito’s No-Hitter

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  • August 26, 2020
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“I don’t have any words. I want to cry.”

Quite the turnaround for Giolito

Watching Lucas Giolito pitch on Tuesday night, you’d have a hard time remembering that he was probably the worst starter in all of baseball just two years ago. 

Giolito threw 2020’s first no-hitter, mowing down the Pirates with just 101 pitches. He struck out 13 and induced 30 swings-and-misses, the most in a no-hitter since Nolan Ryan’s 31 in 1990 and the most in any game since James Paxton had 31 in 2018. A leadoff walk issued to Erik González in the fourth was the only thing keeping Giolito from perfection. 

For White Sox manager Rick Renteria, seeing Giolito dominate like that was a little overwhelming. 

He’s one of the guys that’s done so much in terms of turning himself around,” Renteria said. “Wow, it’s just, I can’t—I don’t have any words. I just want to cry. I’m really,

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