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05/18/2017 01:00 pm ET Updated May 18, 2017

John Lackey Is Now 'Eating Children,' If You Believe Everything You Read

A dubious graphic throws the internet a curve.

John Lackey is a very experienced pitcher for the World Series champion Chicago Cubs.

He apparently is a very hungry pitcher, too, with rather undiscerning tastes when he takes the mound, according to a viral image making the rounds.

HuffPost photo editors say that the screenshot of the graphics goof ― purportedly from a TV broadcast of Tuesday’s Reds-Cubs game ― “looks fake.”

And with good reason. Some folks have been having fun with the #JohnLackeyFacts hashtag, writing outrageous and untrue info bits about the pitcher.

We’re going to keep our children away from Lackey anyway.

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