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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Yimi Garcia’s Hidden Regression

Yimi Garcia is an extremely interesting pitcher. As a result, we write about him a lot. Early last year, he looked like one of the very best relievers in baseball. He has the highest spin rate on his fastball (despite having below-average fastball movement). As the bullpen is currently constructed, he will be slotted in as…

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Is the Dodger Rotation too Left-Handed?

Even after the signing of Kenta Maeda, the Dodgers are projected to have an extremely left-handed starting rotation. As of now, the starting pitcher depth chart has Clayton Kershaw, Scott Kazmir, Alex Wood, Brett Anderson, and Hyun-jin Ryu‘s bionic shoulder along with Maeda. It’s not all left-handed pitchers anymore, but it’s still five of the…

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Heyman: Dodgers Agree to Deal with Kenta Maeda

Well, that “all-lefty rotation” sure didn’t last long. In what has seemed inevitable for some time, the Dodgers have signed Kenta Maeda: Hearing from a baseball source, kenta maeda and dodgers are in agreement. No word on $. @DfineNrmLC all over this one — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 31, 2015 The Dodgers have been connected…

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Dodgers @ Mets Oct. 12, 2015: NLDS Game 3

After all of that time, and the “will they won’t they” leading up to today’s game, is it really surprising that Chase Utley will be on the bench at the start of this ballgame (his appeal was not heard, so he’s available)? I mean, Howie Kendrick has been starting for a reason, like he is…

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Yoenis Cespedes Beat Zack Greinke in an Amazing Way

Let’s talk about something other than The Slide. Instead, there’s other things from last night’s game worth reviewing. Sometimes, you just have to tip your cap. In the second inning of last night’s game, Yoenis Cespedes went deep on a 2-2 fastball from Zack Greinke. This is that home run: Your browser does not support iframes. At…

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Padres @ Dodgers, Oct. 2, 2015: Oops

Lineups Tonight's #Dodgers lineup: Crawford LF Kendrick 2B Gonzalez 1B Turner 3B Ethier RF Seager SS Ellis C Hernandez CF Wood P — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) October 2, 2015 Final series of the season kicks off tonight in LA and @Decker6 gets his first start at first base. Tonight's lineup: pic.twitter.com/qfE4jaB5Vw — San Diego Padres (@Padres) October 2, 2015 Nancy Bea is retiring…