It’s unlikely that the recent outings have just been a result of bad luck.
The bubbles break and re-align, as the teams jostle for spots in the final 64.
Among the latest hurts, pile-ups in Boston and St. Louis, updates on a Tiger tandem, and a grim bit of news for Aramis Ramirez.
It’s not a newly named pint of Ben & Jerry’s, but you can bet it’s clogging something up.
Improved defense might make this year’s Texas team the latest flavor on a fashionable switch to leather luxury on defense.