The picture is of Ike Davis, because Phil Hertz opened a slot on his active roster for Davis on April 26 by trading Marlins first baseman Gaby Sanchez and Arizona outfielder Chris Young to Todd Zola for a pair of Ryans: Cubs pitcher Dempster and Pirates outfielder Church.
“And with that, Phil Hertz begins the Ike Davis era,” said Larry Schechter.
“I prefer to look at it as the end of the Micah Hoffpauir era myself :(” said Todd Zola.
Eric Mack, Dave Gonos and Nando DiFino have pulled off a three-way deal involving nine players and a little bit of FAAB. Eric Mack invites you to vote on which side of the deal you like at CBSSports.com.
and Nate Ravitz on Matt Berry’s Tout AL Team.
Matt on Nate 3/30
Nate on Matt 3/29
Mike Lynch of Seamheads.com interviews Brian Walton, Eric Karabell, Cory Schwartz, and Peter Kreutzer about The SABR Trophy and their Tout Wars teams.
Here are some of the writings by Tout Warriors about their teams:
Live From New York, It’s Perry Van Hook’s Mixed Draft Recap at fantasybaseball.com.
Eric Mack’s Mixed Draft Recap.
Eric Karabell’s mixed league draft recap is available to ESPN Insiders.
JP Kastner’s mixed league team and his analysis of his team.
Jason Collette’s AL League Team, and the story behind it.
Derek Carty writes about his mixed league team. He also write about the players he has on multiple teams in multiple leagues this year.
Steve Gardner writes about the players he has on at least a couple of his teams this year, including Tout Mixed.
Dave Gonos explains about his Tout mixed pitchers and hitters.
Scott Pianowski writes about his NL Tout Team.
Andy Behrens’ Tout mixed team pushed limits. You go Andy!.
Cory Schwartz writes about his NL Tout team.
Rob Leibowitz writes about his Tout AL team
Tout rookie Mike Gianella writes about his Tout NL team.
Last year’s polls didn’t select any winners. Readers thought ESPN would sweep Tout Wars in 2009, voting for Eric Karabell, Nate Ravitz and Matthew Berry.
Instead, Creativesports.com took two of three leagues (Lawr Michaels and Brian Walton), with Rotowire’s Chris Liss winning the mixed.
UPDATE! This Year’s Winners, the Poll Says:
AL: Matt Berry 37%, Jason Grey 14%, Mike Siano 8%
NL: Nate Ravitz 23%, Tristan Cockcroft 19%, Chris Liss 10%
MIX: Eric Mack 25%, Eric Karabell 22%, Seth Trachtman 12%
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