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Lucas Knowles

#14 | LHP | NationalsWAS
Fredericksburg Nationals Fredericksburg Nationals
Lucas Knowles
Name: Lucas Gerard Knowles
Born: Mar 14, 1998 in Casa Grande, AZ
Junior College: Central Arizona JC
Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 175 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
  IP ERA WHIP BB/9 SO/9
Career 22 3.27 0.91 0.82 6.55
Drafted in the 14th round (423rd overall) by the Washington Nationals in 2019 (signed for $136,980)
Knowles cracked Washington’s weekend rotation in 2018 as a redshirt freshman after his high school career ended prematurely due to Tommy John surgery. But after not receiving an anticipated scholarship at Washington, Knowles transferred to Central Arizona, where he excelled against JuCo competition with a 1.23 ERA, 83 strikeouts and just 23 walks in 73 innings. Known more for his pitchability and command rather than his pure stuff, Knowles’ 88-91 mph fastball plays up because of his ability to spot it to both sides of the plate. His best secondary offering is a solid-average slider that he can really spin and locates well, and he rounds out his four-pitch repertoire with a cutter and changeup. Knowles is athletic and consistently throws strikes from a delivery that provides deception. He missed at least three starts after being shut down late in the JuCo season, which is a slight concern because of his previous injury history. Knowles is committed to Kentucky.
Career Statistics
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