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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!)

January 23, 2017
Q: Who are the only five players in MLB history to homer in the first four games of a season?
A: Nelson Cruz, Chris Davis, Willie Mays, Mark McGwire and Trevor Story
January 22, 2017
Q: Before the 2016 World Series, when was the last time Jon Lester had appeared as a reliever in a postseason game?
A: 2007 ALCS, vs. Cleveland
January 21, 2017
Q: Which pitcher allowed the most hits to Ivan Rodriguez?
A: Brad Radke (29)
January 20, 2017
Q: Which pitcher allowed Jeff Bagwell's final career home run?
A: Greg Maddux, CHC (4/29/2005)
January 19, 2017
Q: Which pitcher was on the mound for Tim Raines' first career stolen base?
A: Pete Vuckovich, STL (9/15/1979)
January 18, 2017
Q: Which 2017 Hall of Fame candidate was the first player in MLB history to catch four no-hitters?
A: Jason Varitek (Hideo Nomo, 2001; Derek Lowe '02, Clay Buchholz '07 and Jon Lester '08)
January 17, 2017
Q: Gary Sanchez's 20 homers in his first 51 big league games tied a surge set by which player?
A: Wally Berger (1930 Boston Braves)
January 16, 2017
Q: Who holds the Blue Jays' single-season home run record?
A: Jose Bautista (54 in 2010)
January 15, 2017
Q: Which player, eligible for the Hall of Fame for the first time in 2017, is MLB's all-time leader with 29 career playoff home runs?
A: Manny Ramirez
January 14, 2017
Q: Which player had the highest career batting average among those on the 2017 Hall of Fame ballot?
A: Vladimir Guerrero (.318)
January 13, 2017
Q: Who recorded the final hit in the final game at the old Yankee Stadium?
A: Jason Giambi (seventh-inning single on Sept. 21, 2008)
January 12, 2017
Q: Who was the last pitcher to hit a grand slam?
A: Madison Bumgarner (Giants vs. D-backs, July 13, 2014)
January 11, 2017
Q: How many Gold Glove Awards did slick-fielding shortstop Rey Ordonez win?
A: Three (1997-99 with Mets)
January 10, 2017
Q: Who are the four people who have won an MVP Award and a Manager of the Year Award?
A: Don Baylor, Kirk Gibson, Frank Robinson and Joe Torre