So many sports blogs trade in cold stats and play-by-play analysis, forgetting somewhere along the way that it’s a freaking blog! Not so with Mike Scioscia’s Tragic Illness, which takes its name from an early Simpsons episode. Insightful analysis doesn’t have to be boring. A little spit never hurt anyone. Preacher Roe would approve.

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