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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
Depth Chart Battles: NL (2020 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Earlier this week, I dove deep on AL positional battles and quickly realized that the NL has a lot more competition. This is not ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasySun, Mar 1
Depth Chart Battles: AL (2020 Fantasy Baseball) photo
While the beginning of this spring training has been unlike any other, one constant of each new baseball season is the competition for starting ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyMon, Feb 24
Closers to Target from Unsettled Situations (2020 Fantasy Baseball) photo
More than ever, teams are electing to go with a closer-by-committee approach. By my count, nearly one-third of teams should have multiple relievers nab ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyWed, Feb 19
Prospects to Stash in Redraft Leagues (2020 Fantasy Baseball) photo
About a month ago, I crafted my top 25 prospects for redraft leagues. Another month of information has been helpful in getting to a ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, Feb 11
MLB Free Agency Recap (2020 Fantasy Baseball) photo
This offseason has provided much quicker movement than last year, which keeps the baseball nuts out there busy during these cold months. As a ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyThu, Jan 30
8 Pitchers Who Are Better Than Their Slumps photo
Like me, when I play pickup basketball at the rec center, there a handful of pitchers that go through a prolonged slump each year. ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyWed, Jan 29
The Outliers: 10 Players Whose 2019 Performance Can Be Ignored (Fantasy Baseball 2020) photo
In the offseason, we scrutinize every detail, from advanced stats to supposedly too-big creases and seams in jerseys. However, there is a subset of ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyThu, Jan 23
Top 25 Impact Prospects for Redraft Leagues (2020 Fantasy Baseball) photo
FantasyPros has several prospect articles coming out in January, and this one should cover your needs for impact prospects for redraft leagues. This article ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyThu, Jan 9
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.