Brad Richter

Brad Richter

NFL, NBA, MLB Correspondent
Twitter @rotopilot
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Bio

Growing up, I was always intrigued with stats, from the back of baseball, football and basketball cards to playing dice rolling simulation games, while tracking the stats for the players on my team. My fantasy sports obsession began in college running fantasy football leagues with friends and has expanded into playing in both fantasy baseball and fantasy basketball leagues, and most recently Daily Fantasy Sports. I consider myself a “stats guy” by nature and lean on data to back up my advice and analysis of strategy techniques and player evaluations. That said, I have also always felt that sometimes you must go with a gut instinct based on things you have seen watching players play, even when the numbers don’t back it up. I feel that it is this mix of analysis that leads to the most successful formula when competing in fantasy sports. I am married and have twin boys who I am raising to be sports and fantasy junkies just like me.


Articles From Brad

Another small Thursday night slate with five games of MLB action to dissect. With the small slate and the options available tonight, I will be providing a sample GPP lineup with two full four-man...

Another Thursday night and another weak list of pitching options to choose, sigh. On the bump tonight includes two pitchers making their first big league start and two the of highest-priced options...

I don't know what it is about Thursday but it seems like there is almost never any ace-caliber pitchers that toe the rubber. Tonight is no different with some "good" pitchers throwing but no...

Fanamana is taking Daily Fantasy Sports to a new level of interaction for players with InGame Fantasy. InGame Fantasy is a mobile interactive fantasy game available on iOS and Android where you...

As I mentioned last Tuesday, this is the time of the year in the NBA season where you need to keep your focus on players that play for teams that are fighting for the playoffs when building your...

Tis the season for the NBA to get a little crazy when it comes to building DFS lineups on a nightly basis, as we have entered the time of year where there is an increase in late scratches due...

Tuesday features a nice five-game slate which could quickly turn into a two or three-game slate if the winter storm that is on the East Coast escalates. You know it is a threat if FanDuel even...

Another mini three-game slate of NBA action on Tuesday night forces me to take more of a GPP mentality to lineup construction which actually has me looking to fade Russell Westbrook. Bear with...

Latest News From Brad

Thu, May 25th 5:04pm EDT | Tim Britton on Twitter

David Price is slated to make his season debut on Monday against the White Sox.

Thu, May 25th 4:46pm EDT | Adam Rubin on Twitter

Asdrubal Cabrera (thumb) has been activated from the 10-day DL on Thursday. He is not in the starting lineup for Thursday's game versus the Padres.

Thu, May 25th 4:42pm EDT | MLB Lineups on Twitter

Travis d'Arnaud was activated from the DL on Wednesday and will start at catcher, batting eighth versus the Padres on Thursday night.

Thu, May 25th 4:31pm EDT | MLB Lineups on Twitter

Carlos Correa will return to the Astros' starting lineup for Thursday night's matchup with the Tigers. He will bat fourth playing shortstop.

Thu, May 25th 3:08pm EDT | Cincinnati Reds on Twitter

Reds' rookie left-handed starting pitcher Amir Garrett was placed on the 10-day DL with right hip inflammation on Wednesday. The Reds claimed right-handed pitcher Jake Buchanan off waivers from the Cubs in a corresponding move.

Thu, May 25th 2:40pm EDT |

Cody Bellinger went 1-for-2 at the plate during the Dodgers' 6-1 loss to the Cardinals on Wednesday. Bellinger drove in the only Dodgers run of the night with a sacrifice fly in the seventh inning.

Thu, May 25th 2:33pm EDT |

Stephen Piscotty went 0-for-4 with a run, walk and a strikeout during the Cardinals' 6-1 victory over the Dodgers on Wednesday night. Piscotty left four runners on base.

Thu, May 25th 6:55am EDT |

Keon Broxton went 1-for-3 with a solo home run off Blue Jays' starter Marcus Stroman in the fourth inning of the Brewers 8-4 loss Thursday afternoon.

Wed, May 24th 1:36pm EDT |

Fernando Rodney pitched a perfect 1-2-3 inning against the top of the White Sox lineup to pick up the save in the Diamondbacks' 5-4 victory on Tuesday.

Wed, May 24th 1:30pm EDT |

Patrick Corbin evened his record at 4-4 with six solid innings of three-run ball during a 5-4 win over the White Sox on Tuesday. Corbin scattered eight hits while allowing two home runs with five strikeouts and one free pass in 91 pitches.

Wed, May 24th 1:13pm EDT |

Kyle Seager went 2-for-3 with a pair of singles in the Mariners' 10-1 loss to the Nationals on Tuesday.

Wed, May 24th 1:04pm EDT |

Aaron Hicks was one of the lone bright spots for the Yankees with a solo home run off Royals' starter Danny Duffy in the fourth inning. Hicks added a walk, going 1-for-3 in the 6-2 loss on Tuesday night.

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