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SI Insider: Lucas Giolito's No-Hitter Is a Great Reminder of the Importance of Strikeout Metrics

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Chicago White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito threw the first no-hitter of the 2020 MLB season on Tuesday. His opponent, the Pittsburgh Pirates missed on almost half of their swings with Giolito on the mound. SI senior writer Tom Verducci reaffirms the importance of having a pitching staff with the ability to make batters swing and miss.