and Merge!

Tout Wars 2009 juggernaught, home of AL champion Lawr Michaels and NL champion Brian Walton, have merged with, a fantasy industry stalwart. The new entity will be called

Read the press release here: Mastersball Creativesports Press Release 2009 (doc file).

The winners!

There is more to be said about the Tout Wars winners than will be said in this post. You can read some of it in The Fantasy Baseball Guide 2010. Surely Lawr and Brian will write about it at, and Chris will write about it at The fact is this:


AL: Lawr  Michaels,

NL: Brian Walton,

Mixed: Chris Liss,

Mike Siano-Lawr Michaels Smackdown, er, conversation here.

It’s a dogfight in AL Tout, and the dogs are’s Mike Siano and’s Lawr Michaels. Rare is the day that both don’t spend some time in first place. Both will be blogging here, their darkest deepest thoughts. Maybe even murderous thoughts, now that I think about it. Follow the evidence here.