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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.


Ben Bishop Makes 47 Saves In Game 6 Victory

Dallas Stars goaltender Ben Bishop allowed just one goal on 48 shots in a Game 6 victory against the Nashville Predators on Monday in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. Bishop showed why he is a Vezina Trophy finalist, posting a 4-2-0 record, 1.89 goals-against average and .945 save percentage in the six-game series. He'll look to... Read More

10 months ago

Pekka Rinne Stops 49 Shots In Elimination-Game Loss

Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne allowed just two goals on 51 shots in a Game 6 overtime loss against the Dallas Stars in the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Monday night. Rinne did all he could to keep his team in it, but the Preds were unable to force a Game 7 back in the Music... Read More

10 months ago

Alex Ovechkin Scores Goals, Logs Plenty Of PIM

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin registered a goal in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday. He also posted a minus-two rating, a slashing call and a 10-minute game misconduct late in the third period while adding five hits over 21:27 of ice time across 24 shifts. Ovie... Read More

10 months ago

Warren Foegele Notches Fourth Goal Of Playoffs

Carolina Hurricanes left wing Warren Foegele registered his fourth goal of the postseason in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals game against the Washington Capitals on Monday. Foegele has notched four goals and six points so far in the playoffs, and he is the second player in Hartford Whalers/Hurricanes franchise history to score four... Read More

10 months ago

Petr Mrazek Takes Care Of Caps In Game 6 Victory

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Petr Mrazek allowed two goals on 25 shots in the Game 6 victory against the Washington Capitals on Monday night in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. Mrazek entered the game 8-0-0 with a 0.99 goals-against average with a .966 save percentage in his previous eight starts, and he ran that record to 9-0-0.... Read More

10 months ago


Justin Williams Helps Hurricanes Into Decisive Game 7

Carolina Hurricanes right wing Justin Williams registered his first goal of the postseason in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Monday against the Washington Capitals. He also added a plus-one rating, two shots on net, two penalty minutes and a hit over 15:33 of ice time across 23 shifts in the victory at... Read More

10 months ago

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks (4/23/19): MLB DFS Lineups

For Tuesday's slate of Major League Baseball games, I'll focus on the contests (first pitch of 7:05 PM EST and later). Be sure to double-check the weather and the lineups before finalizing your roster. The Diamondbacks-Pirates game in the Steel City will deal with an annoying, misty rain, but the game should be able to... Read More

10 months ago

No Micheal Ferland, Andrei Svechnikov For Game 6

Carolina Hurricanes forwards Micheal Ferland (upper body) and Andrei Svechnikov (concussion protocol) was on the ice Monday morning, but they are scratches for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Washington Capitals. The team did get right winger Jordan Martinook (lower body) back in the lineup. If they're able to win and force... Read More

10 months ago

Nick Tropeano Being Stretched Out In Arizona

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Nick Tropeano (shoulder) is being stretched out during simulated games at the team's spring training complex in Arizona. He started the regular season on the 10-day injured list due to a strained right shoulder. Tropeano worked four innings in a simulated game on Saturday. The club hasn't determine what role... Read More

10 months ago

Andrew Heaney Continues To Make Progress In Rehab

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Andrew Heaney (elbow) is nearing a bullpen session, and manager Brad Ausmus said it could happen within the next week. Heaney has yet to pitch since March 8 during a Cactus League spring training game when he complained about discomfort due to left elbow inflammation. He has been able to... Read More

10 months ago


Brian Goodwin Gets Start Against Southpaw On Monday

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Brian Goodwin is in the starting lineup Monday night against left-handed starting pitcher J.A. Happ and the New York Yankees. He has a very short history against southpaws this season, but he is 4-for-8 (.500) with a double, a triple and two RBI, so manager Brad Ausmus is rolling the dice... Read More

10 months ago

Tyler Skaggs Moving Closer To Mound Return

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs (ankle) threw a 40-pitch bullpen session over the weekend and he reported feeling fine. Manager Brad Ausmus said Sunday that he anticipates Skaggs needing one more side session before he is ready to return from the 10-day injured list. "Don't be surprised if I'm toeing that slab again... Read More

10 months ago

Rich Hill Expected To Rejoin Lineup On Sunday

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Rich Hill (knee) will have a busy week. He is expected to pitch in an extended spring training game on Monday in Phoenix before flying back to Chicago to rejoin the team. He'll stay with the club, barring any setbacks with his knee injury in his outing at Camelback Ranch,... Read More

10 months ago

Joc Pederson Reaches Age 27 In Style

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson collected four hits on his 27th birthday Sunday in Milwaukee, and he has also reached double digits in home runs heading into the new scoring period. The four-hit game was the fourth of his career, too. He started the season hitless in nine at-bats against left-handed pitching, but manager... Read More

10 months ago

Russell Martin Unlikely To Go On Rehab Assignment

Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Russell Martin (back) is unlikely to go on the minor-league rehab assignment before he is activated from the 10-day injured list. Manager Dave Roberts said Monday that the plan is for Martin to face live pitching on Friday at Dodger Stadium. If that goes well he'll come off the injured list... Read More

10 months ago


Christian Walker In The Lineup On Monday Night

Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Christian Walker (hip) is back in the starting lineup on Monday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was rested on Sunday, but available off the bench, as he was dealing with a minor hip injury. Walker has emerged as a must-start fantasy option across the board, slashing .353/.421/.706 with a gaudy... Read More

10 months ago

Blake Swihart Officially Reports To The Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks added catcher/utility player Blake Swihart to the 40-man roster on Monday, as he officially reported to the team after his weekend trade from the Boston Red Sox. The BoSox acquired international trade pool money, as well as minor-league outfielder Marcus Wilson. The Diamondbacks also optioned RHP Jimmie Sherfy to Triple-A Reno in... Read More

10 months ago

Marc-Andre Fleury Unable To Secure Win At Home

Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury allowed two goals on 29 shots in Sunday's Game 6 home loss against the San Jose Sharks in the Western Conference Quarterfinals. He was beaten by a shorthanded tally from center Tomas Hertl in double-overtime, as the visitors forced a decisive Game 7 on Tuesday night back in San... Read More

10 months ago

Tomas Hertl Wins It In Double-Overtime

San Jose Sharks center Tomas Hertl registered the game-winning tally in the second overtime in Sunday's Game 6 victory in the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Vegas Golden Knights. Hertl became the first player in NHL history to notch a shorthanded goal in a playoff game requiring multiple overtimes, and he was just the ninth... Read More

10 months ago

Martin Jones Turns Aside Career-High 58 Shots

San Jose Sharks goaltender Martin Jones allowed just one goal on 59 shots in Game 6 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Sunday, setting a new career best with 58 saves in the 2-1 double-overtime victory. After an ugly start to this series, Jones has settled in rather nicely with 88 saves on his past... Read More

10 months ago


Auston Matthews Notches Fifth Goal Of Series

Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews registered his fifth goal of the series in Sunday's 4-2 loss against the Boston Bruins in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. Matthews finished with five shots on goal, two blocked shots and four hits, and the 21-year-old now has at least one goal in four straight games,... Read More

10 months ago

Frederik Andersen Comes Up Short In Game 6

Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen allowed three goals on 40 shots in Sunday's 4-2 home loss against the Boston Bruins in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. He allowed two power-play goals, and the only even-strength marker he allowed was the game-winning tally to Jake DeBrusk midway through the second period. Andersen and... Read More

10 months ago

Tuukka Rask Helps B's Force Game 7

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask allowed two goals on 24 shots in Sunday's Game 6 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. This road victory sets up a decisive Game 7 in Boston on Tuesday night. Rask is 2-0 in Game 7s in his career against the Maple Leafs. Toronto is... Read More

10 months ago

Brad Marchand Posts Three Points In Road Win

Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand posted a power-play goal and an empty-net goal with an assist, a plus-1 rating and six shots on net in 20:12 of ice time across 24 shifts in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Left wing Jake DeBrusk and defenseman Torey Krug also... Read More

10 months ago

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks (4/22/19): MLB DFS Lineups

For Monday's slate of Major League Baseball games, I'll focus on the contests (first pitch of 7:05 PM EST and later). Be sure to double-check the weather and the lineups before finalizing your roster. There will be some possible light rain affecting the start of the Philadelphia Phillies-New York Mets battle, although the game should... Read More

10 months ago


Mikko Rantanen Snuffs Out Flames In Overtime

Colorado Avalanche right wing Mikko Rantanen scored a power-play goal late in the third period of Game 4 against the Calgary Flames to force overtime, and then he registered the game-winning tally midway through OT on Wednesday night. The Avalanche now lead the best-of-seven series 3-1 with a closeout game coming up on Friday night... Read More

10 months ago

Philipp Grubauer Stops 35 Shots In Game 4 Victory

Colorado Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer stopped 35 of the 37 shots he faced in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime victory against the Calgary Flames in Game 4 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals. He improved to 3-1-0 with a 2.10 goals-against average and .933 save percentage in the series, including a three-game winning streak in this series. The... Read More

10 months ago

Mike Smith Makes 49 Saves In Overtime Loss

Calgary Flames goaltender Mike Smith allowed three goals on 52 shots in Wednesday's Game 4 overtime loss against the Colorado Avalanche in the Western Conference Quarterfinals. He has made 99 saves across the past two games, losing both starts. Smith was briefly shaken up when he was hit in the leg by a skate in... Read More

10 months ago

Ben Bishop Allows Just One Goal In Game 4 Victory

Dallas Stars goaltender Ben Bishop allowed just one goal on 35 shots in the Game 4 victory of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Wednesday night in a 5-1 victory over the Nashville Predators. Bishop improved to 2-2-0 with a 1.98 goals-against average and .942 save percentage in the best-of-seven series, which shifts back to Nashville... Read More

10 months ago

Roope Hintz Leads Way For Dallas Offense In Game 4

Dallas Stars left wing Roope Hintz registered a pair of goals in Wednesday's 5-1 victory in Game 4 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Nashville Predators, squaring the series at 2-2. One of Hintz's goals came on the power play, and right wing Alexander Radulov and right wing Mats Zuccarello also added power-play goals... Read More

10 months ago


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