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Morning Lineup Trivia

Answers to the burning Qs posed by your favorite daily e-mail. Read and learn, baseball fans... (or, pat yourself on the back if you knew the answer!)

May 2, 2016
Q: Who was the last White Sox pitcher before Chris Sale to win his first six decisions of a season?
A: Nate Jones (8-0 start in 2012)
May 1, 2016
Q: Who are the only six pitchers to finish April with at least five victories, zero losses and an ERA below 1.00?
A: Fernando Valenzuela (1981), Randy Johnson (2000), Cliff Lee (2008), Zack Greinke (2009), Ubaldo Jimenez (2010) and Jordan Zimmermann (2016)
April 30, 2016
Q: Which Hall of Famer hit the most home runs against the Yankees?
A: Jimmie Foxx (70 HRs)
April 29, 2016
Q: Who was the last Cubs pitcher to open a season 5-0?
A: Greg Maddux (2006)
April 28, 2016
Q: Mark McGwire's 49 HRs in 1987 is the MLB rookie record for a season. Which two players share the NL mark?
A: The Braves' Wally Berger (1930) and the Reds' Frank Robinson (1956) each hit 38
April 27, 2016
Q: Which two Hall of Famers each compiled 4 games with 3 home runs for the Pirates?
A: Ralph Kiner and Willie Stargell
April 26, 2016
Q: Which pitcher allowed Reggie Jackson's 563rd and final career home run?
A: Mike Witt, Angels (8/17/1987)
April 25, 2016
Q: Who are the three pitchers who have saved 40 or more games for the Nationals?
A: Chad Cordero (47 in 2005), Rafael Soriano (43 in 2013) and Drew Storen (43 in 2013)
April 24, 2016
Q: Who was Hideo Nomo's catcher for his no-hitter at Coors Field in 1996?
A: Mike Piazza
April 23, 2016
Q: Who was the last Red Sox player to hit for the cycle?
A: Brock Holt (6/6/2015)
April 22, 2016
Q: Jake Arrieta has posted 24 consecutive quality starts. Who is second in that category?
A: Stephen Strasburg, Nationals (8 straight)
April 21, 2016
Q: Who holds the Rangers' pitching record for longest winning streak?
A: Bobby Witt (1990, 12 games)
April 20, 2016
Q: Who was the last Royals catcher to drive in 5 runs in a game?
A: John Buck (4/30/2009 vs. the Blue Jays)
April 19, 2016
Q: Who was the first pitcher to complete the task of defeating all 30 current franchises?
A: Al Leiter (defeated Arizona on 4/30/02 with the Mets)