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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
Cleveland Indians 2020 Fantasy Baseball Preview photo
Here's everything you need to know about the 2020 Cleveland Indians from a fantasy perspective: You can find all of our 2020 fantasy baseball MLB ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyFri, Mar 27
Toronto Blue Jays 2020 Fantasy Baseball Preview photo
Here's everything you need to know about the 2020 Toronto Blue Jays from a fantasy perspective. You can find all of our 2020 fantasy baseball ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyThu, Mar 26
Baking Consistency Into Player Draft Rankings (2020 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Ask any expert. They can flip open their favorite projection tool and rattle off a 5x5 rotisserie categories projection at the drop of a ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, Mar 24
Pitchers to Reach For (2020 Fantasy Baseball) photo
We are literally days from baseball! Or, if you want to be sad, also weeks and probably months away. No matter - now is ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasySat, Mar 21
Players with High Standard Deviation in their Rankings (2020 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Boom and bust variance. It's a thing that rattles drafters every year, and this year is no exception. Plenty of players are generating buzz ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasySun, Mar 15
Hitters to Target in OBP & Points Leagues (2020 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Third time is the charm. I've written about hitters to target in OBP and points leagues here and here before, so I'm a seasoned ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyThu, Mar 12
Players with ZEILE Projections Better or Worse Than Their Draft Position photo
The vast majority of fantasy players are unaware of the Zeile projections, which is a great draft prep tool. Zeile projections pull data from ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, Mar 10
Fantasy Baseball Impact of Injured Pitchers (2020) photo
It's hard to go an entire draft without taking at least one pitcher with injury concerns. In Bobby Sylvester and Nick Pollack's recent episode ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasySat, Mar 7
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.