Christmas is ten days away, the stove is boiling and I am toiling. The signing of Josh Hamilton appears to have amped up the heat this winter and those waiting to sign are going to get it moving soon.
So, let’s just get down to the BRASS TACKS and go on a little rambling adventure … or just make a flurry of disjointed, yet hopefully timely remarks.
By Brian McCabe
· It is currently 7:21 CST Thursday evening. In the past two hours I have been totally sure that Anibal Sanchez had both signed with the Cubs and not signed with the Cubs.
· My best pal made this comment recently, but it rings true yet again … “Why does it always seem like the Cubs impending signings and trades never actually happen?”
· This is eerily similar to the Marmol for Haren report. Everyone was sure that would happen, and they reported as such. It didn’t happen.
· And this is not the journalists’ fault. Most of the transactions they report actually happen. The Cubs seems to have their own way. So be it.
· The Los...