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Carmen Maiorano

Carmen Maiorano

MLB Correspondent

Bio

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
Positive and Negative Regression Candidates (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
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 Carmen Maiorano in FantasyWed, Jun 26
Pitch Selection Changes: June Update (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
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 Carmen Maiorano in FantasyFri, Jun 7
Average Exit Velocity: June Update (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
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 Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, Jun 4
Positive and Negative Regression Candidates (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
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 Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, May 28
Positive and Negative Regression Candidates (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
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 Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, May 21
Positive and Negative Regression Candidates (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
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 Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, May 14
Pitch Selection Changes: May Update (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
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 Carmen Maiorano in FantasyMon, May 6
Hitter's Exit Velocity: May Update (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
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 Carmen Maiorano in FantasyMon, May 6
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.