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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
2019 Fantasy Baseball Mock Draft (12 Teams, Early Pick) photo
After a good-not-great mock draft with a late-round pick, I'm back to visit drafting strategy with an early pick. My drafting strategy from the ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyThu, Feb 21
2019 Fantasy Baseball Mock Draft (12 Teams, Late Pick) photo
Wow, values have changed since my last mock draft. I picked at the same spot (#11) as last time, and my team looks vastly ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasySat, Feb 16
Examining Low BABIPs from 2018 (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
A few days ago, I wrote a piece about the players who sported a high BABIP from 2018, and whether those were sustainable. We ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, Feb 12
Breaking Down the J.T. Realmuto Trade (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
At long last, it happened. No, no, the top free agents this winter has to offer are not signed yet. That's not it. But, ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasySun, Feb 10
Examining High BABIPs from 2018 (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
In the age of SIERA, xwOBA, and UZR, BABIP (batting average on balls in play) is a stat that most fantasy baseball players understand ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasySat, Feb 9
Targeting Elite Middle RP Strategy (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
We've all been there. You took a hitter in the first round, then took a starting pitcher with one of your next two picks, ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyMon, Feb 4
J.D. Martinez Can Still Provide Value (Fantasy Baseball) photo
J.D. Martinez showed that his 2017 was not a fluke in 2018, posting career highs in average, runs, RBI, and wRC+. However, the fantasy ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, Jan 29
Breaking Down the Sonny Gray Trade (Fantasy Baseball) photo
Finally, another fantasy-relevant trade for us. Ken Rosenthal announced that the Reds acquired Sonny Gray and subsequently signed him to a three-year, $30.5 million extension. ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyThu, Jan 24
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 MLB.com 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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Chicago Cubs

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