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Peaks & Valleys - July 1 - Time For A New Month Of Events


Ah, July! You have arrived. It's time for free agency in both the NBA and the NHL. Baseball season, you're almost at the All-Star Break. NFL Training camps, we can almost smell your start at the end of the month.

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Peaks

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-NBA and NHL free agency start. It's Christmas in July, even if your team doesn't make a big splash. Watching a team sign another player to a silly contract might just make the day.

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-Esmil Rogers is feeling a mile high as he returns to the majors for another stint. He can't be much worse than Franklin Morales, right?

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- Despite the loss yesterday, the Rockies still took two of three from the Padres.

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Valleys

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-What a horrible 13-3 loss to the Padres. 

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-In what is all too common an occurrence these days, Todd Helton struck out three times.

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-In what's a personal valley for him, Franklin Morales allowed four runs and then received a ride down to Triple-A Colorado Springs after the game.

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On Tap For Today

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-The Rockies start a 10-game home stand today. The Rockies host the Giants for the long July Fourth weekend before a day off on Monday. The Giants' Madison Bumgarner faces Aaron Cook.

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As always, if there's something not covered here feel free to discuss it in the comments section.