Why Things Happen the Way They Do
This link might make your head spin, but it does a great job at explaining what factors go into determining why some players can stay with an organization by being sent to the minor leagues, and others can’t.
It comes from our good friends at the Kansas City Star. It is often the things like options and guaranteed contracts that can keep a player in the minors or back in NW Arkansas for an extra amount of time.
Discuss amongst yourselves, and let me know if you have questions.