Some Writers Write and Some Podcasters Talk About Their Seasons

Here’s where to find them (and if you wrote one tell me where to find it):

Mixed Auction: Zach Steinhorn | Jeff Zimmerman | Justin Mason |

Mixed Draft 15: Mike Gianella |

Mixed Draft 12: Chris Clegg | Matt Truss |

AL: Mike Podhorzer |

NL: Ian Kahn (podcast w Ariel Cohen) |

H2H: Ariel Cohen (podcast w Ian Kahn) |

We Have Winners! Mike Gianella takes Tout Wars Mixed Draft (15)!

At midseason, Mike Gianella had a four-point lead over perennial challenger and frequent champion Adam Ronis. The former Tout NL champion made it hold up (though he was challenged by Rudy Gamble, another perennial challenger and former champ in this league). He tells the story of how in a free post at Baseball Prospectus.

Tout Wars Draft and Hold is over!

Check out the draft board here.

Nando Di Fino talks about his team with Derek VanRiper on their podcast.

Michael Stein’s article about his team.

James Anderson writes about all his industry leagues, including Tout Draft and Hold.

Brad Johnson writes about his draft.

Tout Wars Mixed 15 Draft is Finished!

See the full draft results here. Click tabs for different leagues.

Scott White writes about his draft here.

Rudy Gamble writes about how his draft went here.

Charlie Wiegert’s recap (part 1) is right here. And like the Godfather, it has a part 2 right here.

Mike Gianella’s story of his draft at Baseball Prospectus out from behind the paywall.

Doubt Wars 2021: The Winners

Doubt Wars is the game everyone likes to play in order to compete against the Touts themselves. Read about the rules here.

We’ve been very slow compiling the results to determine who last year’s winners were, but they’ve now been published. See the spreadsheets (3 tabs) here.

This year’s winners?

AL: Tout Michael Rathburn edged out Tout AL Champ Jeff Zimmerman for first place in Doubt Wars. Strike Back’s Michael Lester is the Civilian champ.

NL: Inverted Ws’s Mark Mason won Doubt NL.

Mixed: Vandelay Industries Keith Johnson beat out the Touts from both Tout Mixed Auction and Tout Mixed Draft.

Congratulations to all the winners, and for everyone else, Wait for this year!

The Touts: In their own write (or radio, or podcast)

Each year we publish links to the Touts writings and ruminations about what happened in the season that just ended. Here they are for 2021:

Draft and Hold: Michael Stein |

NL: Fred Zinkie | Phil Hertz |

Mixed Auction: Zach Steinhorn |

Head to Head: Frank Stampfl |

Touts About Their Tout Drafts/Auctions 2021

What were they thinking? Listen to them, read them:

Mixed Draft 12 (Draft board): Entrekin/Fast (podcast) | Flowers | Towers | Behrens | Fast (podcast) | Melchior ($) | Entrekin |

Mixed Draft 15 (Draft board): White | Short | Gamble | Verougstraete | Van Hook | Wiegert |

Draft and Hold (Draft Board): Williams/Anderson (podcast) | Sheets | Hegglund | Hegglund/Gianella (podcast) |

AL (Draft Board): Erickson | Liss | Bloomfield | Podhorzer | Gianella | Gianella/Hegglund (podcast) |

Mixed Auction 15 (Draft Board): Karabell | Swanay | Steinhorn | Sayre |

NL (Draft Board): Kreutzer | Albright | Zinkie | Cockroft/Zola |

Head to Head (Draft Board):