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Padres sweep Rockies in doubleheader to cap disappointing day

This day in baseball history was not exactly written on the field itself. It will instead be remembered as one of the wildest trade deadline days ever — while the Rockies just happened to play 18 innings against the franchise that took the most action.

There was baseball to be played today, and some high spirits in San Diego have set the table for Juan Soto’s imminent arrival. The main event of the series may not have happened yet, but here is where the landscape stands before then:

Game 1: Padres 13, Rockies 5

There was no shortage of offense in Game 1 by the Padres.