Articles by Chad Moriyama


Brewers 6, Dodgers 3: The Wrong Stuff

Zack Greinke came into today’s game against the Brewers having struggled in his last two starts, giving up nine runs (seven earned) in the 13 innings of work, and Greinke labored again today. In five innings of work, he threw 99 pitches and walked five before being removed for a pinch-hitter. Of course, Greinke also…


Visualizing Matt Kemp’s revamped stance

About a week ago, it was revealed that Matt Kemp had made changes in the batter’s box and that those changes are at least partially responsible for his increased production. Kemp himself didn’t expand on it, but assistant hitting coach John Valentin opened up a bit to Pedro Moura of the Orange County Register. So…


The War on the Bubble Machine

Early yesterday morning, Ryan Walton of Valley Bay News tweeted out that the bubble machine the Dodgers use to celebrate homers (well, everything) had been shutdown by the MLB. Word on the street is that the Dodgers bubble machine has been shut down by MLB. — Ryan Walton (@RyanWaltonVBN) August 6, 2014 Sure enough, it…

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Dodgers 2, Angels 1: A Haren Miracle

What just happened? The Dodgers beat the Angels at their place, which is rare enough, but Dan Haren pitched … a gem. Haren actually carried a perfect game through 5.1 innings before Hank Conger broke it up with a single. And he got in trouble that inning, giving up a solid hit-and-run single to center…