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

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.

Going Deep: 2019 HR/FB% Regression Candidates

Dan Richards utilizes Statcast to identify a few HR/FB% regression candidates.

Going Deep: Leonys Martín Is the Most Overlooked Player in Fantasy Baseball

Dan Richards looks at one hitter probably no one is thinking about — though everyone should be.

Going Deep: Using HROpp% and Exit Velocity to Identify Breakouts

Dan Richards utilizes his new stat, HROpp%, in connection with Statcast power metrics to identify this year's biggest breakouts.

Going Deep: Introducing HROpp%

Dan Richards dives into his new stat, HROpp%.

Going Deep: Using Statcast to Identify This Year’s Busts

Dan Richards predicts three players will be the biggest busts of 2019 drafts.

Going Deep: Learning From Last Year’s Biggest Busts

Dan Richards derives lessons from the biggest busts of 2018 to help you avoid the same pitfalls this draft season.