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Jon Lester was disappointed to learn the new CBA doesn't exempt him from having to throw to first

MLB's players and owners reached a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) on Wednesday night, but one individual's top priority went unaddressed: Jon Lester. 

Lester is a brilliant pitcher -- one of the best in baseball -- but throwing to first base is a real challenge for him. Sometimes, weird things happen when he tries it:

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Sometimes he tries to compensate for his difficulties by letting the ground help him out:

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And sometimes his throws over are merely beyond saving:

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Needless to say, Lester would have a much easier time of it all if baseball simply stopped the madness of trying to make him throw to a base. Unfortunately for him, this CBA did not address his completely reasonable wishes. Maybe next time.