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The Dodgers were active while the Padres, who were expected to make several moves, only made one.

Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports

San Diego was expected to be the most active team in the National League West, however the Dodgers and Rockies were both active. The Giants only made one deal but it might be enough for the club to compete for a playoff spot.

Los Angeles Dodgers

Record: 62-48

Games back in Division: --

Games back of Wild Card: --

Key Moves:

  • Acquired Mat Latos and Michael Morse from the Marlins for Kevin Guzman, Jeff Brigham, and Victor Araujo.
  • Acquired Jose Peraza, Alex Wood, Luis Avilan, Jim Johnson and Bronson Arroyo in exchange for Hector Olivera, Paco Rodriguez, and Zachary Bird.
  • Acquired Jose Tabata from the Pirates in exchange for Michael Morse.
  • Lost Preston Guilmet via a waiver claim.
Injuries:
  • Justin Turner, right thigh skin infection
  • Hyu-Jin Ryu, recovering from shoulder surgery
  • Brandon McCarthy, recovering from Tommy John surgery
  • Chris Hatcher, left oblique strain
  • Carlos Frias, lower back tightness
  • Bronson Arroyo, recovering from Tommy John surgery
Recap: The Dodgers are not afraid to spent big but opted to add affordable talent at the deadline. Latos should prove to be an upgrade in the rotation and the club received a notable amount in return for Olivera. Los Angeles has an opportunity to win the division but now likely has the depth to make a deep playoff run.

San Francisco Giants

Record: 59-51

Games back in Division: 3.0

Games back of Wild Card: 2.5

Key Moves:

  • Acquired Mike Leake from the Reds in exchange for Keury Mella and Adam Duvall.
Injuries:
  • Andrew Susac, right thumb sprain
  • Marco Scutaro, back
  • Joe Panik, lower back inflammation
  • Tim Lincecum, right forearm contusion
  • Mike Leake, left hamstring strain
  • Tim Hudson, right shoulder strain
Recap: Competing both within the division and for a Wild Card spot, the Giants only made one move to upgrade their starting rotation. Leake, when healthy, should help a rotation that has been plagued by injuries in 2015. The Giants have an opportunity and will likely capitalize in the coming weeks.

Arizona Diamondbacks

Record: 53-56

Games back in Division: 8.5

Games back of Wild Card: 8.0

Key Moves:
Injuries:
  • Gerald Laird, recovering from back surgery
  • Philip Gosselin, recovering from thumb surgery
  • Tuffy Gosewisch, recovering from right knee surgery
  • Randall Delgado, right ankle sprain
  • Archie Bradley, right shoulder tendinitis
Recap: Arizona was among the quiet teams leading up to this year's deadline. The organization was linked to Aroldis Chapman and might be poised for a busy offseason.

San Diego Padres

Record: 52-59

Games back in Division: 10.5

Games back of Wild Card: 10.0

Key Moves:

  • Acquired Marc Rzepcyznski from the Indians in exchange for Abraham Almonte.
Injuries:
  • Cory Spangenberg, left knee contusion
  • Wil Myers, recovering from left wrist surgery
  • Brandon Morrow, right shoulder impingement
  • Marcos Mateo, strained neck
  • Cory Luebke, flexor strain in left elbow
  • Josh Johnson, recovering from Tommy John surgery
Recap: San Diego was expected to be among the most active teams before the deadline but the organization only made one deal. However, the Padres might be busy throughout August and could be open to moving expensive pieces this winter.

Colorado Rockies

Record: 46-62

Games back in Division: 15.0

Games back of Wild Card: 14.5

Key Moves:
  • Traded Troy Tulowitzkin and LaTroy Hawkins to Toronto in exchange for Jose Reyes, Jeff Hoffman, Miguel Castro, and Jesus Tinoco.
Injuries:
  • Adam Ottavino, recovering from Tommy John surgery
  • Justin Morneau, cervical strain
  • Jordan Lyles, recovering from toe surgery
  • Kyle Kendrick, right shoulder inflammation
  • David Hale, mild left groin strain
  • Corey Dickerson, right rib non-displaced fracture
  • Tyler Chatwood, recovering from Tommy John surgery.
  • Brooks Brown, right shoulder inflammation
  • Chad Bettis, right elbow inflammation
  • Tyler Anderson, stress fracture in right elbow
Recap: Colorado made one notable deal, sending Tulowitzki to Toronto. Tulowitzki was expensive but was thought to be the face of the Rockies' franchise. Now, the club has Reyes starting at shortstop and little depth.