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
After a two-week break, we are back in action with the players that have the underlying data to support positive or negative regression. For ...
by Fantasy in Wed, Jun 26
We continue our dive into the myriad of data at FanGraphs, Baseball Savant, and Brooks Baseball to determine if a pitcher's success or failure ...
by Fantasy in Fri, Jun 7
It's hard to believe that we are over two months into the baseball season. Memorial Day has come and gone, serving as our first ...
by Fantasy in Tue, Jun 4
Since this article has a parody video in it (just wait until the end), I figured I would also do a parody from Alanis ...
by Fantasy in Tue, May 28
We continue onwards and upwards with our players subjected to optimism or pessimism. Data continues to stabilize, meaning that strikeouts and walks are becoming ...
by Fantasy in Tue, May 21
I've talked a lot about weather in this segment, so let's stay on brand. For Mother's Day, I thought it would be a great ...
by Fantasy in Tue, May 14
One of the best in the industry, Paul Sporer, put together a list of pitcher selection changes. For his podcast on the changes, go ...
by Fantasy in Mon, May 6
In addition to checking out sample size metrics from FanGraphs, fellow FantasyPros writer Max Freeze has done research on when certain stats stabilize. One ...
by Fantasy in Mon, May 6
Latest News From Carmen
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.
Jon Heyman on TwitterWed, Nov 3
Spencer Howard has been optioned to Triple A. Howard had been dealing with a back injury, and not pitched over the past week.
Todd Zolecki on TwitterFri, Mar 26
Sonny Gray threw 30 pitches in a simulated game Friday, and said that he felt 'good moving forward.'
Bobby Nightengale Jr. on TwitterFri, Mar 26
Liam Hendriks is pitching today after dealing with a bout of kidney stones.
Daryl Van Schouwen on TwitterFri, Mar 26
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.
Jorge Castillo on TwitterWed, Mar 10
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.
Alex Coffey on TwitterSun, Feb 28
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.
Evan Grant on TwitterSun, Feb 28
Justin Turner announced that he will be returning to the Dodgers. The terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed.
Justin Turner on TwitterSun, Feb 14
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.
Ken Rosenthal on TwitterThu, Feb 11
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.
Ken Rosenthal on TwitterTue, Feb 9