Originally posted on Baseball Prospectus  |  Last updated 7/22/12

ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 29: Manager Mike Scioscia #14 of the Anaheim Angels looks on during batting practice before the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on June 29, 2002 at Edison Field in Anaheim, California. The Angels shutout the Dodgers 7-0. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
You might know LA Times columnist T.J. Simers from such memorable pieces as T.J. Simers Goes After Marcus Thames For No Apparent Reason and, this weekend, T.J. Simers Humanizes Vernon Wells. Simers was at Angel Stadium today, and he wanted to ask Mike Scioscia something. And this is how it went.  Simers: Is this a big game? Scioscia: In your heart, deep down in your heart, if you really care, I'll answer that. Simers: I really care cause I have one more column before my vacation starts. So yes. Scioscia: That's the reason why? Simers: That's the only reason. Scioscia: If you really care, if you really really care. Simers: I really really care Scioscia: With a straight face. Simers: /inaudible Scioscia: I don't believe you. I don't believe you. Simers: Are you declining to answer my question? Scioscia: I just don't think you really care. Simers: What difference does it make whether I care? Scioscia: It does! It does! I want you to ask something from y...
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