Chi Sun Times wrote:LOOKING GOOD: Corey Patterson is off to an impressive start in camp. The center fielder is hitting the ball with authority and not showing signs of being affected by last July's left knee surgery for a torn anterior cruciate ligament. So much for all those scare-headline concerns months ago that Patterson might not be ready physically to go full tilt in spring training.
''It's a tribute to how hard he has worked,'' Baker said.
The Cubs are waiting to see how Patterson handles sliding and aren't certain yet how much he will be tested early in the Cactus League schedule. The real challenge for Patterson will come in April, when the Cubs play in cold weather. If the knee doesn't tighten in those conditions, he is home free