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  • Jon Lester gets a hit. Finally.

    Mike Oz at Big League Stew2 hrs ago

    Certainly no one expects much from Jon Lester at the plate. He's a pitcher who spent his entire career in the American League before joining the Chicago Cubs this season. Still, Lester held the dubious honor of the most at-bats to start a career without a hit. We're talking the longest in the history of baseball.

    Lester was 0-for-66 for his career when he stepped to the plate Monday night against St. Louis Cardinals starter (and former teammate) John Lackey. Lester put a good swing on Lackey's offering and smacked it back at the mound, where it ricocheted off Lackey. Lester arrived safely at first base, with a history-beating base hit.

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