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

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

Wed, Jun 28th 2:15pm EDT |

Orlando Arcia went 3-for-4 at the plate on Tuesday including a home run, two RBIs and a run in the 8-6 loss to the Reds.

Wed, Jun 28th 2:11pm EDT |

Jonathan Villar was activated from the DL prior to Tuesday's game against the Reds but it was Eric Sogard who started the game at 2B while batting leadoff. Sogard went 1-for-4 with a run and was hit by a pitch during the Brewers' 8-6 loss to the Reds.

Wed, Jun 28th 2:05pm EDT |

Travis Shaw, an Ohio native, returned to Cincinnati with a bang by hitting a three-run homer off Tim Adleman in the third inning to temporarily give the Brewers a 5-4 lead. However, the Reds went on to win the game 8-6, while Shaw finished 1-for-3, adding a walk to his three-run homer.

Wed, Jun 28th 1:57pm EDT |

Salvador Perez delivered a two-run single in the first inning off Tigers starter Justin Verlander but was retired in each of his next three at-bats to finish the game 1-for-4 with two RBIs. Perez struck out twice as the Royals went on to lose to the Tigers on Tuesday 5-3.

Wed, Jun 28th 1:48pm EDT | Patrick Saunders on Twitter

DJ LeMahieu was pulled from Tuesday's game against the Giants in the fourth inning with a right groin cramp. He finished the game 0-for-2 in the Rockies' 4-3 extra-inning loss.

Wed, Jun 28th 1:40pm EDT |

With the game tied at one heading into the ninth inning against the Rangers, Cody Allen (0-4) took the mound for the Indians and gave up a game-winning solo home run to Adrian Beltre with two outs. The Indians fell to the Rangers 2-1.

Wed, Jun 28th 1:31pm EDT |

Raisel Iglesias threw a perfect three up three down ninth inning on Tuesday to secure an 8-6 victory for the Reds over the Brewers for his 13th save of the season.

Wed, Jun 28th 7:02am EDT |

Manny Pina went 2-for-3 with a solo home run off Reds' starter Tim Adleman. Pina added a walk in the third inning and a single in the eighth during the Brewers' 8-6 loss on Tuesday.

Wed, Jun 28th 6:56am EDT |

Jonathan Villar returned to the active roster on Tuesday after missing almost three weeks with a back injury. Villar did not start on Tuesday but came on to pinch-hit resulting in a double play during the Brewers' 8-6 loss to the Reds.

Wed, Jun 28th 6:49am EDT |

Ryan Braun, who has been on the DL since May 25 with a calf injury, returned to the lineup on Tuesday batting third and playing left field. Braun went 1-for-5 with a double and a run in the Brewers' 8-6 loss to the Reds.

Tue, Jun 27th 2:41pm EDT |

Todd Frazier took a Jordan Montgomery fastball over the left center field fence for a solo home run during the White Sox 6-5 loss to the Yankees on Monday. The home run was Frazier's lone hit in three at-bats while also drawing two walks and striking out once.

Tue, Jun 27th 2:33pm EDT |

Tim Anderson hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning off Yankees lefty Chasen Shreve but it was not enough as the White Sox fell to the Yankees 6-5 on Monday. Anderson finished the game 2-for-5 with the home run and three RBIs.

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