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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!)

August 25, 2016
Q: Besides Yu Darvish, who is the only other Texas Rangers pitcher to hit a home run in a game (since their move from Washington in 1972)?
A: Bobby Witt (6/30/97 vs. the Dodgers)
August 24, 2016
Q: Who is the leader among active players in postseason games played?
A: Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina (89 postseason games)
August 23, 2016
Q: Before Adrian Gonzalez, who was the last Dodgers first baseman to hit three home runs in a game?
A: Hee-Seop Choi (vs. Twins, 6/12/2005)
August 22, 2016
Q: Which two pitchers share the Mets' single-season saves record?
A: Armando Benitez (2001) and Jeurys Familia (2015) with 43
August 21, 2016
Q: Which Cubs player hit the most home runs over his first two MLB seasons before Kris Bryant's 57 and counting?
A: Ron Santo (32)
August 20, 2016
Q: Which team was the last to hit four homers in the first inning?
A: Astros (Sept. 8, 2004)
August 19, 2016
Q: Madison Bumgarner became the second pitcher in the modern era to allow a grand slam and hit a go-ahead HR in the same inning. Who was the first?
A: Hal Jeffcoat (1957, Reds)
August 18, 2016
Q: Who was the last Red Sox outfielder to win the AL MVP Award?
A: Jim Rice (1978)
August 17, 2016
Q: Which active player was the only one to reach 1,000 hits faster than Jose Altuve's 786 games?
A: Ichiro Suzuki (696 games)
August 16, 2016
Q: Who was the last Yankees player before Aaron Judge to record at least one RBI in each of his first three career games?
A: Hideki Matsui (2003)
August 15, 2016
Q: Before Mookie Betts, who was the last player in MLB with two 3-HR games in one season?
A: Albert Pujols (April 16 and Sept. 3, 2006)
August 14, 2016
Q: Who holds the longest Minor League hitting streak?
A: Joe Wilhoit (69 games, 1919)
August 13, 2016
Q: Who is the only player to play more games at third base for the Yankees than Alex Rodriguez's 1,509?
A: Graig Nettles (1,535)
August 12, 2016
Q: David Ortiz set the season mark for most XBH by a player age 40 or older (63). Who's second on the list?
A: Dave Winfield (62 XBH, 1992)