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About Daniel E. Dobish - RotoBaller

I have worked in the Fantasy Sports industry since 2000 with CBS Sports, stopping at KFFL/USA Today, OPEN Sports, The Sports Forecaster,, Sports Network/,,, etc. My work has appeared on the official website of the Minnesota Vikings, as well as, Yahoo! Sports and FOX Sports. I can't imagine doing anything else. I am also a four-time FSWA Writer of the Year Award winner, and I have been nominated nine times. Thanks for being a reader!

Daniel E. Dobish - RotoBaller has written 2788 articles so far, you can find them below.

Joey Gallo Reaches 20 Homers For The Season

Texas Rangers outfielder Joey Gallo, who was named to the 2019 American League All-Star roster on Sunday, celebrated by going 2-for-2 with a two-run home run in a 6-2 road loss against the Tampa Bay Rays. Gallo has missed time this season due to injury, but he is still slashing .286/.426/.683 with 20 homers and... Read More

6 months ago

Not This Time For Jesse Chavez

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Jesse Chavez allowed four runs - three earned - and five hits with no walks and eight strikeouts over six innings in a road loss against the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. Chavez was able to record his second consecutive quality start, and he has posted a 1-1 record and 2.08... Read More

6 months ago

Orlando Brown Jr. Ready To Break Out With Ravens

Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Orlando Brown Jr. nailed down the starting right tackle job late in the 2018 season, and he started the team's playoff game, too. Heading into 2019 he has big goals. "I'm striving for everything I can have," Brown said. "My personal goals are being an All-Pro, being a Pro Bowler. No... Read More

6 months ago

Robert Griffin III Ready If Needed In Baltimore

The Baltimore Ravens re-signed quarterback Robert Griffin III this offseason, and he is very happy to stick with the organization. He has a desire to be a starter again in the NFL, but is behind Lamar Jackson on the depth chart. However, he sat down with offensive coordinator Greg Roman and quarterbacks coach James Urban... Read More

6 months ago

Scott Darling Sent To Florida, Will Be Bought Out

The Carolina Hurricanes unloaded goaltender Scott Darling in a trade with the Florida Panthers on Saturday in exchange for goaltender James Reimer. The Panthers also received a sixth-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft for their trouble. Florida will buy out the goaltender who was a huge disappointment during his brief stay in Carolina,... Read More

6 months ago

James Reimer Acquired By The Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes acquired goaltender James Reimer from the Florida Panthers on Saturday in exchange for goaltender Scott Darling and a sixth-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. Reimer managed a 13-12-5 record, 3.09 goals-against average and .900 save percentage last season for the Cats. The Hurricanes are looking for a replacement for Curtis... Read More

6 months ago

Wild Target Mats Zuccarello In Free Agency

The Minnesota Wild are interested in impending unrestricted free-agent winger Mats Zuccarello, and multiple sources said they have expressed serious interest. The Wild, who are estimated to have over $17 million in salary-cap space this summer, are reportedly interested in offering Zuccarello a lucrative long-term contract. The Columbus Blue Jackets are also in the mix... Read More

6 months ago

Joe Pavelski In Talks With The Dallas Stars

Impending unrestricted free-agent center Joe Pavelski (Sharks) has initiated contract talks with the Dallas Stars. The Tampa Bay Lightning have also been freeing up salary-cap space to make a potential run at the veteran center. The Stars are desperate to add some scoring punch, and Pavelski would be a tremendous addition. He has posted 64... Read More

6 months ago

Cody Ceci Might Be On His Way To Maple Leafs

Ottawa Senators defenseman Cody Ceci might be traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs this week in exchange for defenseman Nikita Zaitsev. The holdup on the deal is with Zaitsev, as he would have to waive his no-trade clause, and the Leafs also are on the hook for a $3 million roster bonus on July 1.... Read More

6 months ago

Nikita Zaitsev Likely Headed To The Senators

The Toronto Maple Leafs are expected to deal defenseman Nikita Zaitsev to the Ottawa Senators this week for defenseman Cody Ceci. The Leafs are on the hook for a $3 million roster bonus on July 1, so the deal will not occur until after that, and Zaitsev must waive his no-trade clause, too. Zaitsev posted... Read More

6 months ago

Andrew Shaw Shipped Back To Blackhawks

The Montreal Canadiens traded center Andrew Shaw to the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday. The 'Hawks also received a seventh-round pick in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, while the Habs receive a second-round pick in the 2020 draft, a seventh-round pick in 2020 and a third-rounder in 2021. Shaw registered 41 goals and 96 points across... Read More

6 months ago

Matt Chapman Belts His 20th Home Run

Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run, his 20th of the season, in Saturday's 4-0 road win against the Los Angeles Angels. Chapman has been on a power tear in the month of June, posting four homers and eight RBI over the past nine outings. He now has 20... Read More

6 months ago

Brett Anderson Pitches Into The Eighth Inning

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Brett Anderson allowed two hits and two walks over 7 2/3 scoreless innings with three strikeouts in a victory against the Los Angeles Angels. He improved to 8-5 while lowering his ERA to 3.92, throwing 63 of his 100 pitches for strikes. Anderson has actually been much better on the road... Read More

6 months ago

Khris Davis Reluctantly Continues To Sit

Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis (hand) sat out his second consecutive game on Saturday against the Los Angeles Angels. "He wanted to play," manager Bob Melvin said, "and if you look at his numbers off (Angels starter Tyler) Skaggs, it would suggest that you want to play, you're going to try and get in... Read More

6 months ago

Stephen Piscotty To Have MRI On Sunday

Oakland Athletics outfielder Stephen Piscotty (knee) left Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Angels in the sixth inning after suffering a sprained right knee while sliding into second base. He will have an MRI on Sunday to determine the severity of his injury, although manager Bob Melvin said the team is optimistic he didn't tear... Read More

6 months ago

Stephen Vogt Makes Most Of Starting Opportunity

San Francisco Giants catcher Stephen Vogt went 2-for-3 with a three-run home run in Saturday's 4-3 loss against the Arizona Diamondbacks. He was making the start in place of Buster Posey, who was given a rest against the difficult Zack Greinke. Vogt's homer was a solo blast in the ninth inning off of closer Greg... Read More

6 months ago

Drew Pomeranz Works Five Scoreless Frames

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz allowed five hits and two walks with seven strikeouts over five scoreless innings in a no-decision on Saturday against the Arizona Diamondbacks. He threw 66 of his 103 pitches for strikes, hitting a batter while throwing first-pitch strikes to just 11 of the 22 batters he faced. He... Read More

6 months ago

Eduardo Escobar Collects Three More Hits

Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Eduardo Escobar collected three hits across five at-bats with an RBI in Saturday's 4-3 road win against the San Francisco Giants. He has hit safely in seven of his past eight outings, and he is now slashing .291/.350/.543 with 18 doubles, five triples and 18 home runs while driving in 64... Read More

6 months ago

Greg Holland Hangs On For His 12th Save

Arizona Diamondbacks closer Greg Holland allowed a solo home run in the ninth inning to San Francisco Giants catcher Stephen Vogt, but that was the only hit he allowed while striking out two batters for his 12th save of the season on Saturday. Holland has converted 12 of his 14 save chances while posting a... Read More

6 months ago

Zack Greinke Rolls To His Ninth Victory

Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Zack Greinke allowed just four singles and a double across seven scoreless innings with no walks and six strikeouts to move to 9-3 in Saturday's victory at San Francisco. There's something about Oracle Park (formerly AT&T Park) in San Francisco which Greinke loves, as he is now 6-0 in eight career... Read More

6 months ago

Daniel Vogelbach Cracks His 20th Home Run

Seattle Mariners first baseman Daniel Vogelbach finished Saturday's 6-5 loss against the Houston Astros with a single and a solo home run across four at-bats. Vogelbach is up to 20 home runs with 48 RBI. He entered the season with just four homers and 15 RBI with 17 walks and 41 strikeouts across 61 games... Read More

6 months ago

Another So-So Outing For Yusei Kikuchi

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi allowed five runs - three earned - and six hits with three walks and five strikeouts over five innings in a no-decision against the Houston Astros on Saturday. He managed to throw just 58 of his 94 pitches for strikes, including 14 first-pitch strikes to the 26 batters he... Read More

6 months ago

Alex Verdugo Has Three-Hit Night At Coors Field

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Alex Verdugo finished Saturday's 5-3 loss against the Colorado Rockies with three of his team's eight hits in the loss. He had three singles with a run scored and an RBI. It wasn't all great, however, as he also grounded into a double play. Verdugo is now slashing .311/.360/.506, and he... Read More

6 months ago

Clayton Kershaw Suffers Just His Second Setback

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw allowed five runs - four earned - and seven hits with no walks and seven strikeouts over seven innings in a loss against the Colorado Rockies on Saturday. Kershaw slipped to 7-2 with a 3.23 ERA, throwing 64 of his 89 pitches for strikes, including just 15 first-pitch... Read More

6 months ago

Adrian Sampson On Short End Despite Quality Start

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Adrian Sampson allowed just three earned runs, five hits and two walks with seven strikeouts over six innings in a loss against the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday. Sampson posted a quality start, throwing 64 of his 99 pitches for strikes, and he had first-pitch strikes to 17 of the 25... Read More

6 months ago

Rougned Odor Might Start On Sunday

Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor (hamstring) left Friday's game due to a left hamstring cramp and he did not play Saturday against the Tampa Bay Rays. However, he might be able to return to the lineup on Sunday. Odor has really been struggling, while Danny Santana continues to step up his play. Santana was... Read More

6 months ago

Andreas Johnsson, Kasperi Kapanen Ink Deals With Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Andreas Johnsson signed a four-year, $13.6 million deal, while right wing Kasperi Kapanen agreed to a three-year, $9.6 million contract extension. This is why the Leafs moved Patrick Marleau to the Carolina Hurricanes in a very costly salary dump. Johnsson lit the lamp for 20 goals and 43 points in... Read More

6 months ago

Andre Burakovsky Moves To Colorado Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche acquired left wing Andre Burakovsky from the Washington Capitals over the weekend in exchange for second- and third-round picks in the 2020 NHL Entry draft, as well as the negotiating rights to Scott Kosmachuk. The left wing can become a restricted free agent on Monday. He scored just 12 goals with 25... Read More

6 months ago

Colin Miller Looking For New Start In Buffalo

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Colin Miller, acquired from the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday, is excited for his new opportunity in Western New York. "I think it's going to be a great opportunity. Seeing what Buffalo did last year through a healthy stretch of the was very encouraging for the city of Buffalo and for... Read More

6 months ago

Alex Galchenyuk Headed To The Steel City

The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired center Alex Galchenyuk and defenseman Pierre-Olivier Joseph from the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday in exchange for veteran right wing Phil Kessel, defenseman Dane Birks and a fourth-round pick in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. The Penguins have reportedly liked Galchenyuk for a while, and he should see a giant jump in... Read More

6 months ago

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