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I've been a Rockies fan since the beginning. I started writing for Purple Row in February 2009, assuming the position of managing editor of the site in October 2012 until December 2014. My current role is as an occasional contributor, editor, and moderator. I'm pleased to have played a role in Purple Row's growth into the best independent fan community for Rockies news and analysis with a great staff of writers and an even better community. I've enjoyed my occasional experiences covering the Rockies from the press box, being a subject matter expert on local radio broadcasts, and getting referenced by the likes of the Denver Post, Yahoo! Sports, and Bill Simmons. I'm a strong believer in common sense and generally view baseball through a dispassionate lens.

Colorado Rockies prospects: Purple Row Prospects polling thread, mid-season 2021

Which Rockies prospects are on your Top 30 list?

The state of the Colorado Rockies farm system

It’s not looking great for the immediate future, but perhaps in a few years things will look up a bit

Colorado Rockies prospect rankings, pre-season 2021: Top 30 summary

It was a tight finish at the top after the graduation of seven-time top PuRP Brendan Rodgers

Colorado Rockies prospects: No. 1, Ryan Rolison

The 2018 first-rounder will likely start in Double-A to start the year, but don’t be surprised if he gets promoted mid-season

Colorado Rockies prospects: No. 2, Zac Veen

The outfielder has been drawing comparisons to Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich

Colorado Rockies prospects: No. 3, Ryan Vilade

The soon-to-be-22-year-old has spent most of his career at shortstop, but has been spending more time at third base and in the outfield lately

Colorado Rockies prospects: No. 4, Michael Toglia

The switch-hitting first baseman has a lot of power in his bat, but can he cut down on the swing-and-miss?

Colorado Rockies prospects: No. 5, Colton Welker

The 23-year-old infielder’s development has been eerily similar to Nolan Arenado’s so far

Colorado Rockies prospects: No. 6, Aaron Schunk

The University of Georgia product is getting noticed by the Rockies organization

Colorado Rockies prospects: No. 7, Chris McMahon

The 22-year-old right-hander was drafted in the third round of the 2020 amateur draft