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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Dodgers Clinch A Postseason Berth

Obviously, the Dodgers are aiming higher, but they are now guaranteed to play after the regular season ends. After the team’s 14-5 victory this afternoon, former (and potentially future) Dodger Russell Martin hit a three run home run off of other former Dodger Jonathan Broxton, which led to a Pittsburgh Pirates victory over the Milwaukee Brewers….

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Clayton Kershaw’s Season, Historically

Clayton Kershaw is having a fantastic season, and you didn’t need me and my numbers to tell you that. He’s going to win the Cy Young award, potentially unanimously. He has a real shot at the MVP award, perhaps only derailed by the electorate’s weird bias against pitchers. Yet, there is something that I am…

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Jamey Wright, Lefty Specialist?

Jamey Wright is not a great pitcher. He’s been about league average to slightly worse for most of the season. He generally doesn’t see many high leverage situations, mostly relegated to mop-up or long relief. When he does pitch in more important situations, he has been poor. He has a negative clutch score on Fangraphs and…

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Brian Wilson Is Losing Velocity

When Brian Wilson went on the disabled list for elbow issues in April, one of the curious things was that his velocity was more or less fine. In April, he was throwing his fastball and sinker around 94 and 93 respectively, and his cutter was in the low 90s. These numbers were down just a little…