Purple Row Academy

No, seriously, what exactly are 'options'?

For the majority of baseball fans, minor league options remain an elusive and difficult concept to grasp. Not to fret, I am here to give you more information about these things than you ever wanted or needed to know.

Auditing the 2010 Colorado Rockies: Left Field

Auditing the 2010 Colorado Rockies: Left Field -- breaking down Seth Smith's 2010 and previewing his 2011

The State of the 2011 Colorado Rockies: Pre-Free Agency

Looking at a preliminary projection of the Colorado Rockies' 2011 payroll as the MLB Hot Stove season kicks off.

Auditing the 2010 Colorado Rockies: Shortstop

Auditing the 2010 Colorado Rockies: Shortstop -- Reviewing the performance of Troy Tulowitzki.

Auditing the 2010 Colorado Rockies: Third Base

Auditing the 2010 Colorado Rockies: Third Base -- reviewing the seasons of Ian Stewart and Melvin Mora

Auditing the 2010 Colorado Rockies: Second Base

Auditing the 2010 Colorado Rockies: Second Base -- reviewing the performance of Clint Barmes, Eric Young Jr, Jonathan Herrera, and Chris Nelson.

Auditing the 2010 Colorado Rockies: First Base

Auditing the 2010 Colorado Rockies: First Base -- evaluating the performance of Todd Helton and Jason Giambi.

Auditing the 2010 Colorado Rockies: Catcher

Auditing the 2010 Colorado Rockies: Catcher -- evaluating the performance of Miguel Olivo and Chris Iannetta.

Auditing the 2010 Colorado Rockies: Home/Road Splits

Looking at the 2010 Colorado Rockies' strange Home/Road splits.

Rule 4 Draft Overview: Past and Present

Explaining the mechanics of the MLB Rule 4 draft

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2010 MLB Opening Day Payroll Analysis

PR Academy: 2010 MLB Opening Day Payroll Analysis

2010 Rockies Payroll Distribution by Position

2010 Rockies Payroll Distribution by Position

The State of the Rockies: Offseason Review

The State of the Rockies: Offseason Review, 2010 Predictions, and Rockies ODP

The State of the Rockies: Bullpen, Options, and Future Obligations

The State of the Rockies: Bullpen, Options, and Future Obligations: looking at the Rockies' bullpen situation and breaking down the 40 man roster by service time and options.

Revenue Sharing: A Love Story (Chapter One)

Revenue Sharing: A Love Story (Chapter One)--why baseball needed revenue sharing.

Waiting for Opening Day, Arbitration Wrap

Waiting for Opening Day, Salary Arbitration Wrap-up

The Perils of Salary Arbitration

The Perils of Salary Arbitration--a look at the Rockies, Tim Lincecum, and Edwin Jackson.

The State of the Rockies: Rosters and Options

The State of the Rockies: Rosters and Options

Rockies WAR Lords of the Diamond Update

Rockies WAR Lords of the Diamond 2009 Update

The State of the Rockies: January Edition

The State of the Rockies: January Edition (looking at Giambi signing, Rockies 2010 ODP, future payroll

The State of the Rockies (Post GM Meetings Edition)

The State of the Rockies (Post GM Meetings Edition): figuring out how the pieces for the 2010 Rockies fit.

The State of the Rockies: Pre-Winter Meetings Edition

The State of the Rockies: Pre-Winter Meetings Edition. A look at how the Rockies' roster and payroll situation stacks up entering the 2009 Winter Meetings.

The State of the Rockies: A Sane Free Agency Preview

The State of the Rockies: A Sane Free Agency Preview. Looking at the issues the Rockies face this coming offseason.

The State of the Rockies: Post GM Meetings Update

The State of the Rockies: Post GM Meetings Update. Looking at the evolution of the Rockies' roster as they reload for a 2010 repeat run at the playoffs.

Just What is Brad Hawpe Worth Exactly?

Just What is Brad Hawpe Worth Exactly? Looking at Brad Hawpe as a trade chip.

The State of the Colorado Rockies (Pre-Free Agency)

The State of the Colorado Rockies (Pre-Free Agency)--breaking down the payroll flexibility the Rockies have going into the 2010 offseason.

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