Brad Richter

Brad Richter

NFL, NBA, MLB Correspondent
Twitter @rotopilot
Email icon richtersports@gmail.com

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

There is a split slate on Thursday with six games in the afternoon and six games at night. Today's article will focus on the six-game night (main) slate. Six games is right on the edge of when...

Thursday night brings us a nice seven-game slate of MLB action. We have one true ace pitching option on the slate tonight but he is by no means a must-own with a couple of other very solid pitchers...

We have a Kike Hernandez (Part II) scenario on FanDuel for the eight-game Thursday night slate. For those unfamiliar with what I am talking about, last season FanDuel accidentally priced Hernandez...

I am primarily a cash game guy, but when we have small slates like we do on Thursday, I am more inclined to just throw in a few GPP lineups. So once again, my sample lineup below is more suited...

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...

Latest News From Brad

Sun, Jun 25th 1:17pm EDT |

Robbie Ray (8-3) tossed 6 1/3 innings allowing two runs on six hits in a 9-3 Diamondbacks' win over the Phillies on Saturday. Ray issued four walks and recorded five strikeouts in the 109-pitch effort to pick up his eighth win of the season.

Sun, Jun 25th 1:09pm EDT | Brittany Ghiroli on Twitter

Zach Britton continues to make progress on his rehab assignment with a goal to return to Baltimore on July 5th. He has pitched three innings at Single-A Delmarva without allowing a run.

Sun, Jun 25th 12:35pm EDT |

Adrian Beltre went 2-for-4 at the dish on Saturday with a double and a walk during the Rangers' 8-1 victory over the Yankees.

Sun, Jun 25th 12:28pm EDT |

Matt Garza (3-4) pitched a solid six innings on Saturday allowing three runs on seven hits in a 3-1 loss to the Braves. He did not allow a free pass and struck out four Braves while allowing one home run to Brandon Phillips.

Sun, Jun 25th 12:23pm EDT |

Keon Broxton hit leadoff on Saturday going 2-for-4 with a run and his 12th steal of the season in the Brewers' 3-1 loss to the Braves.

Sun, Jun 25th 9:04am EDT | Timber Rattlers on Twitter

Jonathan Villar went 3-for-4 including a triple and three RBIs in his rehab start for the Brewers Single-A club.

Sun, Jun 25th 8:57am EDT | John Doran on Twitter

Ryan Braun hit an opposite field home run during his rehab assignment in Single-A with the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. Braun went 1-for-2 with two walks, a strikeout and the solo home run.

Sat, Jun 24th 11:09am EDT |

Domingo Santana went just 1-for-3 at the plate on Friday but was also able to reach bases with a walk and getting hit by pitch in the Brewers' 5-4 loss to the Pirates. He drove in one run with a RBI single in the seventh inning.

Sat, Jun 24th 11:02am EDT |

Keon Broxton hit a solo home run off Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz in the fourth inning of the Brewers 5-4 loss on Friday. Broxton finished 1-for-3 with the homer, two runs, a walk and a RBI.

Fri, Jun 23rd 7:27am EDT |

Batting leadoff and playing 2B, Eric Sogard went 3-for-4 with pair of doubles and two runs scored in the Brewers' 4-2 win over the Pirates on Thursday.

Fri, Jun 23rd 7:23am EDT |

Jett Bandy went 1-for-3 with a single and was hit by a pitch in the Brewers' 4-2 win over the Pirates on Thursday.

Fri, Jun 23rd 7:18am EDT |

Chase Anderson (6-2) turned in another strong performance to pickup a win in the Brewers' 4-2 victory over the Pirates on Thursday. Anderson pitched six innings, allowing two runs on just two hits with a pair of walk and seven strikeouts.

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