DAN RICHARDS

Dan Richards

Dan is a lifelong New York Yankees and Giants fan. Though a young lawyer, Dan is better known for aggressively bothering his leaguemates about trades. You can follow him on Twitter @Fantasy_Esquire.

Going Deep: Barrels and Ballpark Factors Pt. II

Dan Richards updates his park factors to add 2017-18 data and include directionality.


Fantasy 101: The 10 Commandments of Auction Drafts

Dan Richards gives his 10 commandments of auction drafts to help you prepare for your next auction.


Going Deep: Is Pulling Hard-Hit Fly Balls Repeatable?

Dan Richards utilizes a new stat, HPFB%, to determine whether certain players can continue outperforming their expected home run totals based on their barrel rates.


Going Deep: Mystery ADP Comparisons Pt. II

Dan Richards compares a popular pitcher to a sleeper, but you'll have to read till the end to learn their names.


Going Deep: Mystery ADP Comparisons

Dan Richards compares a name-brand slugger to a generic hitter, which may just make you want the generic hitter after all.


Pitcher List Mock Draft No. 2: Dan Richards’ Picks

Dan Richards details his mock draft picks and explains his draft strategy for upcoming 2020 drafts.


Going Deep: Barrels and Ballpark Factors

Dan Richards derives new park factors based on barrels to help you properly evaluate hitters going into 2020 drafts.


Dan Richards’ Bold Predictions in Review

Dan Richards reviews his preseason bold predictions to great shame.


Going Deep: Cruz’n USA

Dan Richards goes deep on old man Nelson Cruz, detailing a swing change and the subsequent results.


Going Deep: Fried Out Of Luck

Dan Richards dives deep on Max Fried's peripherals, command issues, and 2020 outlook.


Going Deep: A Fantasy Star Is Born

Dan Richards goes deep on Roberto Pérez and the changes he's made to become a fantasy star.


Going Deep: Freddie Freeman Finds Another Gear

Freddie Freeman is living his best life. Dan Richards goes deep on the changes he has made to his game.


Going Deep: Reintroducing pHR

Dan Richards gives you pHR so that you no longer have to guess at whether a hitter's home runs are the product of luck or skill.


Going Deep: Introducing pHR

Dan Richards introduces pHR, a new metric designed to discern skilled sluggers from lucky ones.


Going Deep: Becoming Joey Votto

Dan Richards compares burgeoning young star Jesse Winker to Joey Votto's 2016 campaign.


Going Deep: José Ramírez is Benjamin Buttoning

In this article, Dan Richards breaks down José Ramírez's struggles.


Going Deep: The Real Value of Statcast Data Part I

Dan Richards dives deep on Statcast metrics and which are most indicative of a player's raw power.


Going Deep: The Relative Value of FIP, xFIP and SIERA

Dan Richards dives deep into the value of using certain ERA indicators (e.g., FIP, xFIP, SIERA) over others.


Going Deep: How MLB Trends Inform Fantasy for 2019

Dan Richards dives deep into how 2018 fits into league-wide trends and how those trends affect 2019.


Dan Richards’ 10 Bold Predictions for 2019

Dan Richards gives his bold predictions for the 2019 season.