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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
Positive and Negative Regression Candidates (Fantasy Baseball) photo
For those of you still reading, you're likely 1) a fantasy baseball nut and/or 2) in the playoff hunt. I commend you. As we ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyWed, Aug 21
Pitch Selection Changes: August Update (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Much like my exit velocity update, we need to identify lesser owned players (or superb guys who fell short of expectations in July) who ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, Aug 13
Average Exit Velocity: August Update (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Let's make the last segment of average exit velocity updates actionable. We know who the "epic exit velocitors" are, and you probably can't trade ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, Aug 6
Positive & Negative Regression Candidates (Fantasy Baseball) photo
The trade deadline is coming up fast, and there is bound to be a lot of moving and shaking over the next few hours. ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyWed, Jul 31
Positive and Negative Regression Candidates (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Maybe it was for simplicity. Maybe it was laziness. Whatever it was, it is time to stop grouping regression candidates into just "positive" and ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyTue, Jul 23
Positive and Negative Regression Candidates (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Back in action after the All-Star Break, there are several players worth a deep dive on as we roar into the second half of ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyFri, Jul 19
Pitch Selection Changes: July Update (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Welcome to the second half, friends! June didn't have too many breakout pitchers in the way that Lucas Giolito blew our fantasy baseball minds ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasySat, Jul 13
Average Exit Velocity: July Update (2019 Fantasy Baseball) photo
With average exit velocity being one of the quickest underlying metrics to stabilize, we can continue to rely on it as we near the ...
by Carmen Maiorano in FantasyThu, Jul 4
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.