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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
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 Fantasy2 wks ago
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 Fantasy2 wks ago
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 Fantasy3 wks ago
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
FanDuel MLB DFS Strategy Advice: Wednesday (10/7) photo
One of the keys to playoff baseball is identifying the lineups that are going to score the most runs, as pitching typically rules the ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyWed, Oct 7
Latest News From Carmen
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.
Jordan Zimmermann inks minor-league deal with Brewers photo
Jordan Zimmermann has agreed to a minor-league deal with the Milwaukee Brewers.
Wade LeBlanc signs minor league deal with Orioles photo
Wade LeBlanc signed a one-year minor league deal with the Orioles. He will be paid a base salary of $700K.
Andrelton Simmons has interest from Phillies photo
Andrelton Simmons could fill a hole in the middle infield for the Phillies, as the team has expressed serious interest in a one-year deal.
Jameson Taillon could be dealt soon photo
Jameson Taillon is rumored to be in trade talks, with the Yankees the leading candidate.
Derek Holland inks minor league deal with Tigers photo
Derek Holland signed a minor league contract with the Tigers, which includes an invite to big league camp.