Tuesday April 14th, 2015

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester showed off his grammar knowledge Tuesday afternoon on Twitter...sort of.

The exchange started with Lester's tweet about the Cubs' 7-6 Monday night win over the Reds, in which he allowed six runs and 10 hits in six innings.

Twitter user @ryanbowen10 responded by criticizing Lester. 

[tweet: https://twitter.com/ryanbowen10/status/588041532860661762]

Lester, who often responds to Twitter users both nice and nasty, generously corrected the tweet's grammar. 

[tweet: https://twitter.com/JLester34/status/588042476583256064]

Jon Lester thanked everyone who wished him well on Twitter

As @ryanbowen10 stewed, another user spotted some irony in Lester's correction.

[tweet: https://twitter.com/HawksiPad/status/588047159251066883]

Lester could only admit defeat.

[tweet: https://twitter.com/JLester34/status/588048196833824769]

@ryanbowen10, meanwhile, continued to be a gentleman about the ordeal.

Isn't social media great?

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