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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
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
Positive & Negative Regression Candidates (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Accountability. That's something the fantasy community, as well as meteorologists, often lack. After getting through five weeks of baseball, it makes sense to revisit ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, Apr 30
Positive & Negative Regression Candidates (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Week five -- we are chugging along! The puzzle we began creating at the start of the season is about to add a couple ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, Apr 23
Positive & Negative Regression Candidates (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Fantasy baseball is a puzzle, meshing the science of data and the art of weighing different quantitative and qualitative factors to produce a meaningful ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, Apr 16
Positive & Negative Regression Candidates (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Welcome to week two of regression! It is way too early in the season to take victory laps from the first week's calls, but ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyWed, Apr 10
Positive & Negative Regression Candidates (Fantasy Baseball) photo
Welcome to this year's addition of positive and negative regression players! Each week, I'll go through which hitters and pitchers have performed well (or ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyWed, Apr 3
Infielders to Avoid (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Earlier this week, I focused on pitchers and outfielders to avoid due to an injury or performance risk, or perhaps even both. Today, I'll nail down ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, Mar 26
Outfielders to Avoid (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
After locking down pitchers to avoid, it's now time for guys who shag fly balls, or at least attempt to: Makes me laugh. Every. Single. Time. I'm glad ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyMon, Mar 25
Latest News From Carmen
Logan Forsythe finishes season on high note photo
Logan Forsythe went 1-for-3 with a two-run scoring single on Sunday against the White Sox. The Twins won 5-4.
Mon, Oct 1
Francisco Lindor goes deep for 38th time  photo
Francisco Lindor went 1-for-4 with a walk on Sunday against the Royals, hitting a solo homer and scoring twice. The Tribe won 2-1.
Mon, Oct 1
Trevor Bauer picks up unusual save Sunday photo
Trevor Bauer relieved Carlos Carrasco in Sunday’s season finale against the Royals, tossing the final four innings of the game. He shut the Royals out, allowing just two hits and striking out two. The Tribe won 2-1, giving Bauer the save.
Mon, Oct 1
Carlos Carrasco picks up 17th win photo
Carlos Carrasco went five innings (as planned) in the season’s finale against the Royals, allowing just one run. He permitted three hits and two walks while striking out six. The Tribe’s 2-1 win improved Carrasco’s record to 17-10.
Mon, Oct 1
Jorge Polanco strokes three singles Saturday photo
Jorge Polanco went 3-for-5 with three singles on Saturday against the White Sox. He drove in a run and scored twice in the 8-3 victory.
Sun, Sep 30
Kyle Gibson ends 2018 with a strong performance photo
In his final visit to the mound in 2018, Kyle Gibson posted a quality start against the White Sox on Saturday. He scattered three hits and three walks over six innings of work, which led to just one run coming across the plate. The 8-3 victory boosted his record to 10-13.
Sun, Sep 30
Michael Brantley scores run Saturday photo
Michael Brantley went 1-for-4 on Saturday with a run scored against the Royals. The Royals defeated the Tribe 9-4.
Sun, Sep 30
Yan Gomes get stitches on thumb photo
Yan Gomes received stitches on his thumb after getting struck by the barrel of a bat Saturday against the Royals, Jordan Bastian of reports. He is expected to be ready for the ALDS on Thursday.
Sun, Sep 30
Jose Ramirez busts out of slump photo
Jose Ramirez went 3-for-4 on Saturday, hitting a solo shot and double. He finished the day with two runs and an RBI in the 9-4 defeat at the hands of the Royals.
Sun, Sep 30
Brad Hand mediocre on Saturday photo
Brad Hand tossed the final inning of Saturday's 9-4 defeat against the Royals, walking two batters and striking out one.
Sun, Sep 30
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