Jon Lester has too good of a swing to not have a major league hit

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During the Cubs’ 3-0 loss to the Washington Nationals, Chicago broadcaster Len Kasper said he thinks Jon Lester has too good of a swing to have never recorded a major league hit.

ESPN baseball analyst Buster Olney agrees with Kasper and thinks one day this summer Kasper will call a Lester home run.

Lester was 0-for-2 against the Nationals with one strike out and continued his 0-for-59 career hitless streak.

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On Thursday, Kasper said on 670 The Score he thought Ted Lilly, who was able to record 35 hits in his career, had a worse swing than Lester and found ways to get hits.

Lester will get his next opportunity to break his hitless streak against the Miami Marlins on June 2.

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