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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, VegasInsider.com, RotoExperts.com/FNTSY Sports Network/DailyRoto.com, RotoWire.com, Rotoworld.com, etc. My work has appeared on the official website of the Minnesota Vikings, as well as NFL.com, 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.


Cody Bellinger Reaches 20 Home Runs

Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman/outfielder Cody Bellinger went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run and a walk in Tuesday's 7-3 home loss against the New York Mets. The homer was his 20th of the season, and he is up to 51 RBI. That was about the only highlight of the night, as the Dodgers had... Read More

9 months ago

Will Smith Collects Two Hits In First Career Start

Los Angeles Dodgers prospect catcher Will C. Smith went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in his first-career major league start Tuesday night against the New York Mets. The highly-touted prospect is getting a chance to show what he can do with Austin Barnes (groin) on the 10-day injured list due to a... Read More

9 months ago

Rich Hill Turns In Quality Start In No-Decision

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Rich Hill allowed two earned runs, six hits and one walk with six strikeouts over six innings in a no-decision Tuesday against the New York Mets. He threw 76 of his 104 pitches for strikes in the quality start, including first-pitch strikes to 19 of the 25 batters he faced.... Read More

9 months ago

Nick Martini Activated, Optioned To Vegas

The Oakland Athletics activated outfielder Nick Martini (knee) from the 10-day injured list after he recovered from a sprained right knee, but he was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas on Tuesday. Martini should play regularly for the Aviators in Vegas, and it's likely we'll see him back with the big club if someone goes down... Read More

9 months ago

Fernando Rodney Released By The Athletics

The Oakland Athletics released veteran relief pitcher Fernando Rodney on Tuesday just two days after designating him for assignment. Manager Bob Melvin admitted that the team hadn't been using him as frequently as the veteran is accustomed, but the way Rodney has pitched (9.42 ERA, .345 opponent batting average) in 17 relief appearances, there wasn't... Read More

9 months ago


Frankie Montas Shaky In Home Loss

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Frankie Montas allowed four earned runs, four hits and five walks with five strikeouts over four innings in a no-decision against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday. He threw just 56 of his 96 pitches for strikes, struggling with his location all evening. Montas also uncorked a wild catch and issued... Read More

9 months ago

David Fletcher Continues To See The Ball Well

Los Angeles Angels infielder David Fletcher went 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored and two RBI out of the nine hole in Tuesday's 6-4 road victory against the Oakland Athletics. Fletcher has hit safely in seven straight, going 13-for-27 (.481) with three doubles, a homer and five RBI to raise his average from .289... Read More

9 months ago

Tommy La Stella Sets Table Nicely In Road Win

Los Angeles Angels second baseman Tommy La Stella went 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, a run scored and two RBI in Tuesday's 6-4 road victory against the Oakland Athletics. La Stella is slashing .302/.369/.547 through 50 games in what is shaping up to be a breakout season at age 30. He entered the season... Read More

9 months ago

Hansel Robles Secures Sixth Save In Community Effort

Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Hansel Robles allowed a walk in a scoreless ninth inning in Tuesday's 6-4 victory against the Oakland Athletics, securing his sixth save of the season. Fellow reliever Cam Bedrosian made the start as the opener, allowing a solo home run in his inning of work. Ty Buttrey allowed two walks... Read More

9 months ago

Marco Gonzales Hammered By Visiting Rangers

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Marco Gonzales was tagged for eight runs - six earned - and eight hits with four strikeouts over just four innings in a loss Tuesday against the Texas Rangers. He slipped to 5-5 and his ERA ballooned from 3.41 to 3.96. It's been an ugly month of May, as he is... Read More

9 months ago


Nomar Mazara Cranks Two-Run Shot In Road Rout

Texas Rangers outfielder Nomar Mazara went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run, two walks and two runs scored in Tuesday's 11-4 road rout of the Seattle Mariners. Mazara is finding Seattle's pitching to his likely yet again. He was 6-for-12 with four doubles, four runs scored and two RBI in a three-game set in Arlington... Read More

9 months ago

Hunter Pence Continues His Offensive Assault in Seattle

Texas Rangers outfielder Hunter Pence went 2-for-3 with a double, two walks, two runs scored and two RBI in Tuesday's 11-4 victory against the Seattle Mariners. He also chipped in with a stolen base. Pence has posted multi-hit performances in six of his past 10 games, going 14-for-41 (.341) with four doubles, three homers, nine... Read More

9 months ago

Adrian Sampson Goes Five Innings After Opener

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Adrian Sampson came on in the second inning of Tuesday's game in Seattle after RHP Jesse Chavez struck out three of the four batters he faced in the first inning as an opener. Sampson allowed three earned runs, eight hits and a walk with six strikeouts while throwing 61 of his... Read More

9 months ago

Nick Ahmed Continues To Scald The Ball

Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed collected two more hits in Tuesday's game against the Colorado Rockies, his third straight multi-hit game and his fifth in the past eight outings. Ahmed has hit safely in six in a row, going 12-for-25 (.480) with a double, a home run and two RBI to raise his batting average... Read More

9 months ago

Merrill Kelly Takes The Loss At Coors Field

Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Merrill Kelly allowed four earned runs, six hits and a walk with five strikeouts across 6 2/3 innings in a road loss against the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday to slip to 4-6. Merrill started the season all right, posting a 3-2 record with a 3.60 ERA through his first six outings,... Read More

9 months ago


Eduardo Escobar Pushes RBI Streak To Seven Games

Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Eduardo Escobar went 2-for-5 with a solo home run in the third inning of Tuesday's 6-2 road loss against the Colorado Rockies and he added an RBI single to account for the team's only offensive production. Escobar has not only hit safely in each of his past seven games, he has... Read More

9 months ago

Trevor Gott Expected To Return Soon

San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Trevor Gott (forearm) is on the 10-day injured list due to a strained forearm. Beat writer Andrew Baggarly suggests the IL assignment is more of a load management thing and Gott is going well. The reliever is expected to be activated when he is eligible. Gott has been one of... Read More

9 months ago

Nick Vincent Leaves Relief Appearance Early

San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Nick Vincent (neck) left his relief appearance on Tuesday night against the Miami Marlins due to an apparent neck injury. He was motioning to his neck upon the approach of a trainer and he came out of the game. Vincent allowed three earned runs, two hits and a walk with... Read More

9 months ago

Tailspin Continues For Evan Longoria On Tuesday

San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria was hitless in four at-bats in Tuesday's 11-3 road loss against the Miami Marlins as his tailspin continues. Since his two-hit game on May 7 in Colorado the third baseman has collected just nine hits across the past 49 at-bats (.184) to drop his average from .235 to... Read More

9 months ago

Joe Panik Deposits One Into the Seats Early On

San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Tuesday's 11-3 road loss against the Miami Marlins. He cracked a solo homer off of pitcher Trevor Richards in the first inning, giving his team a brief 1-0 lead. It was short-lived, however, as the Marlins had a rare avalanche... Read More

9 months ago


Jeff Samardzija Gets Roughed Up In Miami

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija was roughed up for five earned runs, eight hits and a walk over just four innings in a road loss on Tuesday against the Miami Marlins. He threw just 57 of his 89 pitches for strikes, including only 10 first-pitch strikes to the 21 batters he faced. It... Read More

9 months ago

Sean Kuraly Picks Up Game-Winning Tally In Game 1

Boston Bruins center Sean Kuraly scored a goal at 5:21 of the third period in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the St. Louis Blues on Monday, and the goal stood up as the game-winning tally. He also chipped in with an assist, the only B's player with a multi-point effort. Defensemen Connor... Read More

9 months ago

Tuukka Rask Backstops B's To Win In Cup Opener

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask allowed two goals on 20 shots in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Monday night against the St. Louis Blues. Rask was dinged for goals from center Brayden Schenn and right wing Vladimir Tarasenko to take a 2-0 lead and quiet the raucous Boston crowd. However, the B's... Read More

9 months ago

Brayden Schenn, Vladimir Tarasenko Star In Game 1

St. Louis Blues center Brayden Schenn notched a goal and an assist with a team-high six shots on goal in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Boston Bruins. Right wing VladimirTarasenko also got onto the board and finished with a plus-1 rating, as the Blues took a 2-0 lead early in the... Read More

9 months ago

Jordan Binnington Takes Loss In Game 1

St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington allowed three goals on 37 shots in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Boston Bruins. The Blues offense fired out to a 2-0 lead early in the second period, but the Bruins answered with the final four goals of the game, including a power-play goal by... Read More

9 months ago


Daniel Vogelbach Launches His 15th Home Run

Seattle Mariners first baseman/designated hitter Daniel Vogelbach went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in Monday's 6-2 victory against the Texas Rangers. The homer was his team-leading 15th homer of the season, one of five M's players with double-digit clouts. He is also third on the team in RBI behind outfielder Domingo Santana (42) and... Read More

9 months ago

Tommy Milone Whiffs Seven To Earn First Victory

Seattle Mariners left-handed starting pitcher Tommy Milone allowed two earned runs, four hits and a walk with seven strikeouts over 5 2/3 innings to pick up his first victory of the season in Monday's 6-2 win against the Texas Rangers. He threw 53 of his 80 pitches for strikes, including first-pitch strikes to 17 of... Read More

9 months ago

Shed Long Making The Most Of His Opportunity

Seattle Mariners second baseman Shed Long went 1-for-4 with a double, a run scored and a strikeout in Monday's 6-2 victory against the Texas Rangers. While he is slashing just .185/.290/.296, he is starting to show some signs of life at the dish. Long has hit safely in each of his past five games and... Read More

9 months ago

J.P. Crawford Reaches Base Yet Again

Seattle Mariners shortstop J.P. Crawford went 1-for-4 with a pair of strikeouts in Monday's 6-2 victory against the Texas Rangers. While Monday's stat line wasn't terribly impressive, he has hit safely in 12 of his 16 games since his recall from Triple-A Tacoma, and he has reached base in 14 of those 16 outings. Crawford... Read More

9 months ago

Mallex Smith Ties Team Record With Four Steals

Seattle Mariners outfielder Mallex Smith went 2-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and two runs scored in Monday's 6-2 victory over the Texas Rangers. He recorded four steals to tie a team record, including a steal of second, third and home in the bottom of the eighth inning. The last Mariners player to steal four... Read More

9 months ago


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