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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
FanDuel MLB DFS Strategy Advice: Wednesday (8/12) photo
An eight-game main slate results in fewer options and lower high-end star power than what you would normally see. However, we can still find ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyWed, Aug 12
FanDuel MLB DFS Strategy Advice: Wednesday: (8/5) photo
We get a relatively small ten-game slate tonight, and we have a surprising lack of options across the board. Given that the Yankees, Nationals, ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyWed, Aug 5
FanDuel DFS MLB Strategy Advice: Wednesday (7/29) photo
Aces are on the docket tonight. Gerrit Cole, Jacob deGrom, Charlie Morton, Chris Paddack, and Brandon Woodruff take the hill. There are plenty of ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyWed, Jul 29
Top Redraft Prospects to Target (2020 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Prospect rankings have significantly changed since the last iteration, as the shortened season helps some rookies and hinders others. Let's just get this out ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyMon, Jul 20
2020 Starting Pitcher Ranking Tiers (Fantasy Baseball) photo
Enjoy this season. There has been so much negativity around baseball, and life in general, that we need to get back into why we ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasySat, Jul 18
2020 Fantasy Baseball Primer: Starting Pitchers photo
In a shortened season, not much has changed at the top since we last covered starters. However, many starters with previous innings restrictions will ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyFri, Jul 17
2020 Relief Pitcher Ranking Tiers (Fantasy Baseball) photo
This fantasy baseball season is essentially a toss-up, but we can take solace in that relievers in the closer role in March are likely ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyMon, Jul 13
2020 Fantasy Baseball Primer: Relief Pitchers photo
Back when we thought we were getting a full season, our relief pitcher primer highlighted the trends of where relief pitching was going. Now, ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasySat, Jul 11
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.