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Jon Lester having thyroid gland removed

by Brendan Tuma | Nationals Correspondent | Wed, Mar 3rd 10:52am EST

Nationals LHP Jon Lester has flown to New York to have his thyroid gland removed. (Mark Zuckerman on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact:

Nationals manager Dave Martinez says the team has known this could be an issue for a while but that they decided to simply take care of it now. Lester isn't going to begin the season as a fantasy factor after posting a 5.16 ERA with the Cubs last summer.

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