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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 18, 2017
Q: Who was the winning pitcher in the first regular-season game between the Yankees and Mets on June 16, 1997?
A: Dave Mlicki, NYM
August 17, 2017
Q: Which team entered the record books on Wednesday by homering on the first pitch of back-to-back games for the first time in franchise history?
A: White Sox (Leury Garcia; Tim Anderson)
August 16, 2017
Q: Who are the three players that share the record for homering in eight consecutive games?
A: Ken Griffey Jr., Don Mattingly, Dale Long
August 15, 2017
Q: Who holds the Major League single-season record for the most home runs hit in August?
A: Rudy York, DET (18)
August 14, 2017
Q: Zack Godley became the second pitcher in D-backs history to strike out four batters in one inning. Who was the first?
A: Oliver Perez (Sept. 20, 2014)
August 13, 2017
Q: Andrew Benintendi joined which Hall of Famer as the only players in Red Sox history to hit a pair of three-run homers in one game against the Yankees?
A: Jimmie Foxx (1938)
August 12, 2017
Q: Who was the last player to lead either league in RBIs in three straight seasons?
A: The Tigers' Cecil Fielder (1990-92)
August 11, 2017
Q: Aaron Judge is on pace to break which Hall of Famer's rookie record for walks?
A: Ted Williams (107 in 1939)
August 10, 2017
Q: Who is the only pitcher with an immaculate inning in the World Series?
A: The Royals' Danny Jackson (7th inning, Game 5, Oct. 24, 1985)
August 9, 2017
Q: Who was the last Indians pitcher to throw back-to-back complete games with 10-plus K's before before Corey Kluber?
A: John Farrell (1989)
August 8, 2017
Q: Who is the active leader in times hit by a pitch?
A: Chase Utley (196 HBP to date)
August 7, 2017
Q: Mike Trout, who turns 26 today, is one of six players to win two MVPs before his age 25-season. Who are the other five?
A: Johnny Bench, Jimmie Foxx, Mickey Mantle, Stan Musial and Hal Newhouser
August 6, 2017
Q: Who was the last Red Sox rookie before Andrew Benintendi with at least 10 homers and 10 stolen bases?
A: Nomar Garciaparra, 1997 (30 HR, 22 SB)
August 5, 2017
Q: Before Bartolo Colon, who was the last American League pitcher 44 years or older to get the win while pitching a complete game?
A: Nolan Ryan, TEX (7/4/1992)