August 8, 2012; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Chad Qualls (32) pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks as rain falls during the eighth inning at PNC Park. The Pittsburgh Pirates won 7-6. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE
David and I discuss the Padres series; the Pirates' awful bullpen and roster management; the departure of Juan Cruz; the reasons for the Pirates' recent slide; and Melky Cabrera, Andrew McCutchen and the batting title.
Opening music: Meeting of Important People