After a four game series in San Diego against the San Diego Padres where the Arizona Diamondbacks lost 3 of 4 and a three game home stand against the Colorado Rockies where the Diamondbacks lost 2 of 3 I was not exactly enthusiastic about the Padres coming to Chase Field for another three games. San Diego arrived in a virtual tie with the Diamondbacks for first place in the National League West. The teams seem to be going in opposite directions...