VIDEO: Jon Lester hits Spring Training home run
It’s a Spring Training miracle.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester officially punched his yard card on Wednesday afternoon. Lester shocked everyone when he hit a home run against the Colorado Rockies in the exhibition game.
But it gets better.
Lester hit the home run to the opposite field:
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Lester had a nice day on the mound as well. He gave up just one hit over 4.2 innings, allowing zero runs and recording 9 strikeouts.