Lucas Grant Gilbreath is a professional baseball pitcher for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball. He was born in the United States on March 5, 1996, and now resides in Colorado.
Gilbreath received his secondary education at Legacy High School, which is located in Broomfield, Colorado. Although the Colorado Rockies selected him in the 36th round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft, he did not sign with them and instead attended the University of Minnesota to play collegiate baseball.
In 2016, he was a member of the Hyannis Harbor Hawks of the Cape Cod Baseball League, where he played summer baseball for his college team.
In the 2017 Major League Baseball draft, the Colorado Rockies selected him again, this time in the seventh round, and signed him.
First, Gilbreath played for the Grand Junction Rockies, a minor league affiliate of the Rockies. With the Asheville Tourists in 2018, Gilbreath had a 7-8 record and a 5.04 ERA in 116.0 innings of work, with 119 strikeouts.
For the 2019 season, he pitched for the High-A Lancaster Jets of the Carolina League, where his overall record was 5-10 with an earned run average of 5.81 with 143 strikeouts in 28 innings.
He was later added to the 40-man roster for the Rockies after the 2020 season. Although Gilbreath was promoted to the major leagues on April 17, 2021, he returned the next day and did not play a single game.
On May 1, he was reinstated to the team’s active roster. The Arizona Diamondbacks’ Josh Rojas hit a solo home run off him in his MLB debut, his first appearance as a reliever.
All season, Gilbreath has been one of the finest Rockies relievers, with a 3.38 ERA in 47 appearances. In 42+23 innings, he struck out 44 batters.
What Is Lucas Gilbreath’s Nationality?
Lucas Grant Gilbreath is a native of the United States and plays professional baseball. He was born on March 5, 1996. He was born in the home-rule municipality of the City of Westminster, which is situated in Adams and Jefferson counties in the state of Colorado, United States.