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Dear Corey Patterson....

.....Will you please never ever ever never ever, I mean never, swing at a first pitch ever ever again?  I tire from seeing you waste an at bat, wildly hacking at the first pitch you get--Watch Derek Lee--he rarely ever swings at the first pitch.  When you're as good as Moises Alou is with a few strikes, then you can swing at the first pitch you see--on second thought, scratch that--please, never ever swing at the first pitch.  Please, Corey.

Good luck next year on the farm.

Begging You Please,

A Desperate Cubs Fan.

p.s. when you have an urge to guess strike on that first pitch, just look deep within yourself and find the courage to "Just Say No".

This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of SB Nation or Al Yellon, managing editor (unless it's a FanPost posted by Al). FanPost opinions are valued expressions of opinion by passionate and knowledgeable baseball fans.

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