Articles by Daniel Brim

Daniel Brim grew up in the Los Angeles area and remains a Dodger fan despite currently residing in Salem, MA. As an engineer, he’s fascinated by the math and science behind the game of baseball, which probably explains a lot. He started “Blog To The Score” in late 2013 to dig deeper into the numbers behind the Dodgers. In its brief lifespan, it gained attention from local and national media. You can find him spending too much time in the comments section or on Twitter.


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Cardinals 3, Dodgers 2: An Inauspicious Restart

The Dodgers had more than their share of opportunities to survive another bad Dan Haren start tonight. They, frustratingly, could not do it. As a result, they fell to the Cardinals by a score of 3-2. First, the Haren start. He continued to look like the broken version of Dan Haren which we have become accustomed…

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Dodgers @ Cardinals July 18, 2014: Back To Business

It has been a while, hasn’t it? After all of the pageantry and fun of the all-star game and a well-deserved vacation for most of the players, the Dodgers kick off the second “half” of the season against the Cardinals in St. Louis. Dodgers Cardinals 5:15 p.m. PT St. Louis, Mo. 2B Gordon 3B Carpenter RF…

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Should The Dodgers Trade For Jonathan Papelbon?

On Wednesday, Mark Saxon posted the following: Spoke to a baseball source today who said he expects the #Dodgers to pursue Jonathan Papelbon — Mark Saxon (@markasaxon) July 16, 2014 Ah, trade season. This tweet doesn’t mean that the Dodgers are actually going to pursue Jonathan Papelbon. The “baseball source” appears to be speculating. Given…

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Arranging the Dodger Outfield Mathematically

Carl Crawford is expected to return to the Dodgers tonight after spending about six weeks on the disabled list with a sprained ankle. It’s never good to wish for injuries, but Crawford’s absence reduced the pressure caused by the “five outfielder problem.” As a result of the injury, Matt Kemp was un-benched and played every day….