PITTSBURGH, PA - JULY 6: Erik Bedard #45 of the Pittsburgh Pirates reacts after being taken out of the game in the fourth inning against the San Francisco Giants on July 6, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
David and I are in fine ranting form as we discuss the release of Erik Bedard, the promotion of Chase d'Arnaud and Major League Baseball's TV deal with ESPN. We also examine the Pirates' recent struggles (taking on the Pirates' decisions to favor veterans over youngsters) and ask how much the Bucs' upcoming opponents matter.
Opening music: Meeting of Important People