The Halos have dropped $90 million on five years of Torrii Hunter (this one year after dropping $50 million on five years of GMJ) and have dealt standout shortstop Orlando Cabrera to Chicago for the reliable John Garland. Extremely expensive and counterproductive wheel-spinning? The Pale Hose also tossed a big check at Scott Linebrink. Closer to home, WasWatching’s Steve Lombardi suggests Yankee fans send Andy Pettitte holiday wishes and a plea to return, a nice thing to do but I think beneath my dignitude. Finally, Yankee CF prospect Austin Jackson is tearing up the Hawaiian Winter League, just as a certain flame-throwing Nebraskan did last year.