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.


It’s Finally Time to Talk About Shohei Otani

In order to properly sum up Shohei Otani‘s talent, one only has to go back to July 2 of this year when his Nippon Ham Fighters were playing against the SoftBank Hawks, the two-time defending NPB champions. Otani is a two-way player, though he plays in the Pacific League, which uses the designated hitter. On…


Nationals @ Dodgers Oct. 10, 2016: NLDS Game 3

Nationals Dodgers 1:08 PM PST Los Angeles CF Turner LF Kendrick LF Werth 3B Turner 2B Murphy SS  Seager RF Harper RF  Puig 3B Rendon 1B   Gonzalez 1B Zimmerman C  Grandal SS Espinosa 2B  Culberson C Lobaton CF Pederson P Gonzalez (L) P Maeda (R) Last night, I argued that Gio Gonzalez is a little different than most…


Gio Gonzalez Is Not A Normal Lefty

The Dodgers are currently on their way back to Los Angeles after splitting their two NLDS games in Washington. That’s good, almost! The Nationals are a good team and the Dodgers beat the pitcher who may win the Cy Young Award. Obviously they picked up Rich Hill for a reason, a reason he did not live up to…


A Brief Note On Kenley Jansen’s Slider

It’s Saturday night. There was supposed to be a game tonight but there wasn’t. Instead, I’m sitting here thinking about the way last night’s game ended. Overnight, Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports wrote a fantastic article about Kenley Jansen‘s final pitch of his five out save to close out game one of the NLDS. After…


Rockies @ Dodgers Sept. 25, 2016: Dichotomy

Rockies Dodgers 1:10 p.m. Los Angeles CF Blackmon LF Kendrick 2B LeMahieu 3B Turner RF Gonzalez SS Seager 3B Arenado RF Puig LF Dahl 1B Gonzalez 1B Parra C Ruiz SS Adames  CF Hernandez C Garneau 2B Culberson P Anderson (L) P McCarthy (R) Today’s game is rather overshadowed by an impossible construction of sad events. Not…