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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 26, 2017
Q: Who was the only Red Sox pitcher before Craig Kimbrel to fan four batters in one inning?
A: Tim Wakefield (Aug. 10, 1999)
May 25, 2017
Q: Chris Sale is the fifth pitcher since 1900 with 100-plus K's in his first 10 starts. Who are the other four?
A: Randy Johnson (113 in 2000, 111 in 2001), Pedro Martinez (108 in 1999 and 2001, 104 in 2000), Curt Schilling (107 in 2002, 106 in 1998) and Roger Clemens (102 in 1998)
May 24, 2017
Q: Who are the only two pitchers -- one in each league -- to pitch 10 or more shutouts in a season after the mound was lowered prior to the 1969 campaign?
A: John Tudor (Cardinals, 10 shutouts in 1985) and Jim Palmer (Orioles, 10 shutouts in 1975)
May 23, 2017
Q: Who holds the single-season record for home runs for a Washington team?
A: Frank Howard (48 home runs in 1969 for the second Senators franchise)
May 22, 2017
Q: Who was the last Angels player before Mike Trout to lead the American League in walks?
A: Chone Figgins (101 in 2009)
May 21, 2017
Q: Who has the highest career batting average in Major League history among Cuban natives?
A: Tony Oliva (.304)
May 20, 2017
Q: Which two Cy Young Award winners are the active leaders in starts with 10 or more strikeouts?
A: Clayton Kershaw and Max Scherzer, with 52 each
May 19, 2017
Q: Who holds the all-time Cubs record for grand slams?
A: Ernie Banks (12)
May 18, 2017
Q: What is the Rangers' longest winning streak in team history (since 1972)?
A: 14 games (May 12-27, 1991)
May 17, 2017
Q: One former Angel is among the Top 10 in career RBIs ahead of Albert Pujols. Who is it?
A: Eddie Murray (15 of his career 1,917 RBIs came with the Angels in 1997)
May 16, 2017
Q: Who holds the Angels' record for consecutive games with a home run?
A: Bobby Bonds (5 games from Aug. 2-7, 1977)
May 15, 2017
Q: Who was the last Yankees player to wear No. 2 before Derek Jeter?
A: Mike Gallego
May 14, 2017
Q: Who was the first player to hit a walk-off home run on Mother's Day using a pink bat?
A: Bill Hall, MIL (5/14/2006 vs. NYM)
May 13, 2017
Q: Four teams have retired No. 2, all for Hall of Famers. Who was the most recent to have the honor?
A: Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda, in 1997. (Others: Red Schoendienst, Cardinals, 1996; Charlie Gehringer, Tigers, 1983; Nellie Fox, White Sox, 1976)