Tout Wars FAB Report: Week of April 1

Welcome to the first Tout Wars FAB report of the 2024 season. This is the second run, but the person responsible for generating these reports was otherwise detained last Wednesday night. Here’s a hint, his name rhymes with Zodd Tola.

Each Sunday, between 8:15 and 8 :30 PM ET, a review of the winning Tout Wars FAB bids will be posted. If you to see the standings and rosters, just click the header above each league’s FAB rundown.

American League

Player Team Bid
OCabrera, NYY Chris Blessing 197
AMartin, Min Larry Schechter 54
NPearson, Tor Andy Andres 18
CBradford, Tex Jeff Erickson 13
NBurdi, NYY Andy Andres 9
HGaddis, Cle Chris Blessing 5
LErceg, Oak Chris Blessing 4
DMoore, Sea Chris Blessing 3
JVotto, Tor Eric Samulski 3
EClement, Tor Jason Collette 2
CSmith, Cle Jason Collette 2
AChafin, Det Eric Samulski 1

National League

Player Team Bid
WMiley, Mil Wilderman/Prior 37
MWaldron, SD Erik Halterman 22
MRojas, LAD Wilderman/Prior 19
ODunn, Mil Grey Albright 17
JIrvin, Was Ian Kahn 13
ERosario, SD Scott Pianowski 11
AMonasterio, Mil Grey Albright 7
SFairchild, Cin Ian Kahn 3
STurnbull, Phi Rick Graham 2
JRomero, StL Phil Hertz 0
ONarvaez, NYM Derek Carty 0
DLee, Atl Derek Carty 0

Mixed Salary Cap

Player Team Bid
JFoley, Det Scott Chu 261
JDDavis, Oak Dave Adler 102
MConforto, SF Bret Sayre 68
OCabrera, NYY Justin Mason 43
JTriolo, Pit Tristan Cockcroft 39
EHancock, Sea Tristan Cockcroft 28
DFry, Cle Andy Behrens 26
EMontero, Col Brent Hershey 24
JarWalsh, Tex Brent Hershey 21
EOlivares, Pit Scott Engel 14
ABender, Mia Justin Mason 13
AMarsh, KC Justin Mason 13
JWinker, Was Tristan Cockcroft 13
WFlores, SF Alex Chamberlain 11
GGallegos, StL Brent Hershey 11
JSborz, Tex Tristan Cockcroft 8
MartPerez, Pit Frank Stampfl 8
GPerdomo, Ari Jeff Zimmerman 7
WCastro, Min Todd Zola 7
HRamirez, TB Frank Stampfl 2
CKelly, Det Dave Adler 0

Mixed Draft

Player Team Bid
OCabrera, NYY Ray Murphy 48
EMontero, Col Seth Trachtman 25
GGallegos, StL Ray Murphy 23
BAlexander, Ari Shelly Verougstraete 12
CBiggio, Tor Adam Ronis 12
RBlanco, Hou Ray Murphy 11
STurnbull, Phi Ray Murphy 11
EHancock, Sea Seth Trachtman 10
NNastrini, CWS Mike Gianella 9
CJoe, Pit D.J. Short 5
CKelly, Det Adam Ronis 4
HRamirez, TB Rudy Gamble 4
JAssad, ChC Rudy Gamble 4
JFrance, Hou Shelly Verougstraete 3
ESwanson, Tor Tim McLeod 3
RYarbrough, LAD Dr. Roto 3
ROHearn, Bal Garion Thorne 1
ABender, Mia Shelly Verougstraete 0

Head to Head

Player Team Bid
AUribe, Mil Clay Link 77
BSinger, KC Blake Meyer 59
TDArnaud, Atl Frank Ammirante 55
MMeyer, Mia Sky Dombroske 44
MWacha, KC Nick Pollack 42
MConforto, SF Frank Ammirante 33
OCabrera, NYY Greg Jewett 27
MHaniger, Sea Michael Govier 16
JFoley, Det Michael Govier 16
CCarrasco, Cle Ryan Hallam 14
BTurang, Mil Michael Govier 11
STurnbull, Phi Sky Dombroske 11
CJoe, Pit Blake Meyer 10
CBlackmon, Col Lauren Auerbach 9
EHancock, Sea Michael Govier 8
JMcArthur, KC Michael Govier 4
JBoyle, Oak Michael Govier 4
RYarbrough, LAD Blake Meyer 2

Mixed with IP & Saves+Holds

Player Team Bid
JHicks, SF Ryan Boyer 83
BBrown, ChC Matt Cederholm 63
RNelson, Ari Sara Sanchez 48
OCabrera, NYY Ray Flowers 38
YGomes, ChC Zach Steinhorn 22
JFrance, Hou Derek VanRiper 11
MGrove, LAD C.J. Kaltenbach 7
CJoe, Pit Sara Sanchez 2
TMegill, Mil Derek VanRiper 1
AWood, Oak Joe Orrico 0

Tout Weekend After Thoughts

There was drafting:

Tout AL

Tout AL

Tout AL

Tout NL

Tout NL

And folks wrote and talked about their auctions (the completed draft sheets are here):

TOUT NL: Kreutzer | Stampfl (on YouTube) | Albright |

TOUT MIXED 15 AUCTION: Behrens | Mason (Podcast with Cohen) | Mason | White | White (on YouTube) | Chu (podcast w/Gallina) | Engel |

TOUT MIXED 15 DRAFT: Verougstraete (Podcast with Sanchez and Short) |

TOUT MIXED 15 DRAFT SOLDS: Sanchez (Podcast with Verougstraete and Towers) | Towers | Towers (on YouTube) | Flowers | Steinhorn |

TOUT AL: Collette |

TOUT H2H: Cohen (Podcast) | Gallina (podcast w/Chu) | Ammirante |


Tout Weekend Is Coming!

The festivities kick off Saturday at 9 AM EDT, with Tout AL.

Doug Dennis will be going for his third consecutive AL title. Will he draft a starter this time?

Tout Wars Mixed Auction follows at 2 PM EDT.

Bret Sayre edged Justin Mason last year. They’re both back ready to rumble this year.

Sunday morning at 9 AM EDT Tout NL gets underway.

Derek Carty won handily last year. Eleven teams have him in their sites.

Sunday morning at 10 AM EDT Tout H2H will start it’s auction.

Greg Jewett beat the sitting champ Frank Stampfl in last year’s finals.

You can follow along with the live Google Sheet, here’s the link. If your auction isn’t showing, check the tabs!

SiriusXM will be covering the AL, Mixed Auc, and NL auctions live.

Jason Collette and Tim McLead will be hosting watch parties for the AL, Mixed Auction, and NL auctions on Playback.TV/toutwars. It’s our TW room for you to chat with Tim and/or Jason, talk about how things are going, and pick minds about his year’s expert drafts. Register at Playback.TV to participate in the chat, or click the link to watch (no signup necessary) and listen.

Matt Deutsch will be hosting Watch Party! for the H2H auction on Sunday morning. Click this link to either add the app to your phone or tablet, or if you already have the app the link will take you to our H2H watch party, where you can answer questions about the auction and its participants, gain points, and perhaps win a prize of fantasy baseball information, including Rotoman’s Fantasy Baseball Guide 2024.

The Tout Weekend Party will be Saturday night, from 8pm to 11pm, at Dave and Busters, at 234 42nd Street on the 3rd floor. This year’s Zen and Now award winner will be announced. There will be a buffet for the touts and guests may order off the menu. There will also be a cash bar.

Join Us for Tout Wars Mixed Draft Tonight! March 5, 2024.

The draft is over but you can still join in. Here’s the order:

1.Seth Trachtman
2. Ryan Bloomfield (and Brian Entrekin) hosted a live stream of the draft on YouTube
3. Adam Ronis
4. D. J. Short
5. Mike Gianella
6. Brian Entrekin
7. Shelly Verougstraete
8. Ray Murphy (and Anthony Aniano, Jason Collette, Todd Zola, and Tim McLeod live stream commentary on the draft on Playback.TV.
9. Dr. Roto
10. Tim McLeod
11. Anthony Aniano
12. Kyle Soppe
13. Garion Thorne
14. Rudy Gamble
15. Scott White

You can follow the draft board at Fantrax. Here’s the link.

SiriusXM will be carrying the draft live on their fantasy sports channel.

And something new this year. Jason Collette will be hosting a Watch Party at It’s free and if you register you’ll have access to the chatroom and video stream, where Jason will comment on selections and chat with touts in the draft room and you. Catch the watch party stream here.