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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!)

July 28, 2015
Q: Before Kris Bryant last night, who was the last Cubs third baseman to hit a walk-off home run?
A: Aramis Ramirez, also against the Rockies, on 5/17/2010
July 27, 2015
Q: Before Orel Hershiser reeled off 59 consecutive scoreless innings in 1988, who was the last player to plate a run against him that year?
A: Dave Martinez of the Expos on Aug. 30, 1988
July 26, 2015
Q: Who are the four pitchers to throw no-hitters with Jason Varitek behind the plate?
A: Hideo Nomo (2001), Derek Lowe (2002), Clay Buchholz (2007), and Jon Lester (2008)
July 25, 2015
Q: Which of this year's Hall of Fame electees was the only one to receive Rookie of the Year votes?
A: Pedro Martinez (finished 9th in 1993; Dodgers teammate Mike Piazza won)
July 24, 2015
Q: Who was the last pitcher with a scoreless streak of at least 44 innings?
A: The Mets' R.A. Dickey, 2012
July 23, 2015
Q: Who was the youngest pitcher to reach 300 career saves?
A: Francisco Rodriguez (31 years, 166 days old)
July 22, 2015
Q: Who was the last AL pitcher to homer in a 1-0 win?
A: Milt Pappas of the Orioles, to beat the Yankees on 4/18/1962
July 21, 2015
Q: Which pitcher allowed Mike Schmidt's 548th and final career home run?
A: Jim Deshaies, Astros (5/2/1989)
July 20, 2015
Q: Who holds the longest scoreless innings streak in American League history?
A: Walter Johnson, Senators (55 2/3 in1913)
July 19, 2015
Q: Which current manager was a teammate of Darryl Strawberry at the Class A level in 1981?
A: Mariners skipper Lloyd McClendon
July 18, 2015
Q: Before Mike Trout, who was the last player to win the All-Star Game MVP and then homer in his first game after the break?
A: Alfonso Soriano (2004)
July 17, 2015
Q: Who was the opposing starting pitcher when Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hit streak ended 74 years ago today?
A: Al Smith, Indians
July 16, 2015
Q: Which Hall of Fame pitcher faced the most batters in All-Star Game history?
A: Don Drysdale (69 batters in 8 All-Star appearances, 4 of them starts)
July 15, 2015
Q: Who was the first player to win multiple All-Star Game MVP Awards?
A: Willie Mays (1963, 1968)