Thursday, May 28, 2015

Jon Lester is officially the worst hitter in MLB history

Jon Lester set an amazing Major League Baseball record last night:

Lester broke the 0-for-57 mark set by Padres's pitcher Joey Hamilton from 1994-1995.  Not counting towards the record, Lester is also 0-for-5 in the postseason.  The former Sox ace did receive a walk in 2010, however, giving him a career on-base percentage of .016.

Heading into yesterday's game, here's a chart of every ball Lester ever put in play:

In the process of achieving this dubious honor, Lester actually put forth the greatest offensive showing of his career:

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