Like Wooderson from Dazed and Confused, there's a reason I like the Rockies. I get older, but they stay the same. Alright alright alright.
Padres acquire J. Upton from Braves - MLB.com
But other NL West teams are not idle. Under new GM A.J. Preller, the Padres are making serious moves, having acquired a brand new outfield. They just finalized a deal with the Atlanta Braves for Justin Upton, a guy who has pretty consistently torched the Rockies. To go along with the acquisitions of Matt Kemp and Wil Myers, the Padres are suddenly a really fun team, after years of employing the most boring players ever. Admit it, valued reader, you would skip Rockies games when they were playing the Padres.
The World Series-winning Giants have been nearly as inactive as the Rockies, but they're bringing back Jake Peavy. He's no longer Cy Young caliber, but he still has plenty left in the tank.
The Rockies and the Mets have reportedly been talking about a Tulo trade, but it doesn't sound imminent or likely. Sounds like nothing new for now.