Josh Lucas

#26 JOSH LUCAS – RHP
Height: 6-6 Weight: 185
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Born: Lakeland, Florida
Resides: Gray, Tennessee
High School: Lakeland Christian (Lakeland, Florida)
College: State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton, Florida – “Manatees”)
Draft: 21st – STL – 2010…39th – TOR – 2009
DOB: 11/5/90 Opening Night Age: 29
Classification: LS-5

Career Highlights: 10th season of professional baseball and first with the Goldeyes…signed by the Goldeyes on 8/30/20…career 25-21 record with 57 saves and a 3.71 ERA in 272 appearances, 255 of them in relief…155 career games finished…427.1 career innings pitched, allowing 425 hits, 124 walks, and 33 home runs…387 career strikeouts…has averaged 8.2 strikeouts per nine innings versus only 2.6 walks and 0.7 home runs…played in the Majors Leagues from 2017-19 for the St. Louis Cardinals, Oakland Athletics, and Baltimore Orioles…made 22 Major League appearances, 21 of them in relief earning a save and posting a 5.54 ERA…struck out 37 batters in 37.1 Major League innings, including strikeouts of Eric Hosmer, Andrew McCutchen, and Evan Longoria…drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 21st round in 2010…also drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 39th round in 2009…voted Double-A Texas League All-Star in 2016 while pitching for the Spring Field Cardinals…assigned to the Arizona Fall League’s Surprise Saguaros in 2017…traded from the Cardinals to the Athletics on 3/31/18 in exchange for right-handed pitcher Casey Meisner…played one season of college baseball at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota in Bradenton, Florida…5-4 with a 4.26 ERA and 57 strikeouts in 69.2 innings for the Manatees as a freshman in 2010…played at Lakeland Christian High School in Lakeland, Florida…full name is Joshua Timothy Lucas