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Carmen Maiorano

Carmen Maiorano

MLB Correspondent


I am a Chicagoan working in Finance. I like finance, but I love baseball. I have loved sports, especially fantasy sports and statistics, since I was a little kid. I'm a huge fan of the Cubs, and a big-time fantasy baseball and football player.

Articles From Carmen
Busts: Hitters (2021 Fantasy Baseball) photo
I wrote about ten hitters not to draft earlier this offseason, which was largely compiled through early ADP analysis. This time around, we have ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, Mar 9
Player Value Changes Between Points and Category Leagues (2021 Fantasy Baseball) photo
There are two types of people in this world. People who are roto snobs and those who embrace points leagues as a fun variation ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasySat, Feb 20
Low BABIP Hitters from 2020 (2021 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Last week, we took a look at hitters who had high BABIPs, what led to them, and what we can expect moving forward. This ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, Feb 16
High BABIP Hitters from 2020 (2021 Fantasy Baseball) photo
One mistake we tend to make when doing a quick glance at a player is taking that player's BABIP and strikeout rate, and comparing ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, Feb 9
Do Not Draft These 10 Pitchers (2021 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Last week, we took a look at 10 hitters that I'm fading heading into draft season. This time around, we will focus on ten ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, Jan 26
Do Not Draft These 10 Hitters (2021 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Every year, especially early in the offseason, there are plenty of market inefficiencies. Shrewd fantasy managers will take advantage of these inefficiencies by identifying ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyWed, Jan 20
The Outliers: 10 Players Whose 2020 Performance Can Be Ignored photo
A mark of a good athlete quickly shakes off their poor performances to focus on the next opportunity. As fantasy players, if the circumstances ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyWed, Jan 13
FanDuel MLB DFS Strategy Advice: Wednesday (10/14) photo
The League Championship Series matchups continue, as the Astros look to stave off elimination, and the Dodgers try to come back from a 2-0 ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyWed, Oct 14
Latest News From Carmen
Tucker Barnhart traded to Tigers photo
Tucker Barnhart was traded to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for infield prospect Nick Quintana. The Tigers immediately exercised Barnhart's $7.5M team option.
Spencer Howard optioned to Triple A photo
Spencer Howard has been optioned to Triple A. Howard had been dealing with a back injury, and not pitched over the past week.
Sonny Gray (back) throws sim game photo
Sonny Gray threw 30 pitches in a simulated game Friday, and said that he felt 'good moving forward.'
Liam Hendriks back on the mound photo
Liam Hendriks is pitching today after dealing with a bout of kidney stones.
Cody Bellinger to face live pitching Wednesday photo
Cody Bellinger is scheduled to face live pitching on Wednesday. He will play in his first full game around March 15th, consistent with reports earlier in the week. He will get comfortable hitting as the designated hitter before taking the field.
Frankie Montas 'feeling better' photo
Frankie Montas is 'feeling better' after testing positive for COVID-19. He stated that he is close to full strength, and that he expects to get back into pitching shape relatively quickly.
Joely Rodriguez continues to be a couple weeks behind schedule photo
Joely Rodriguez's ankle is free from pain, but he has not been able to throw consistently, meaning that he is a couple of weeks behind most other relievers.
Justin Turner goes back to the Dodgers photo
Justin Turner announced that he will be returning to the Dodgers. The terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed.
Walker Buehler avoids arbitration photo
Walker Buehler avoided arbitration by signing a 2-year, $8 million deal with the Dodgers. The deal includes a $2 million signing bonus, and includes several $500K contract escalators based on games started and Cy Young Award finishes.
Justin Turner receiving interest from Mets, others photo
Justin Turner is receiving interest from the Mets, but the two sides are not in agreement on years or dollars. The Brewers also have interest, but the Dodgers are still the most likely team to sign him.