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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 4, 2015
Q: Who was the American League Rookie of the Year in 1998?
A: Ben Grieve, A's
May 3, 2015
Q: Nelson Cruz has 13 homers in his team's first 24 games. Who are the only players in MLB history to hit more in that span?
A: Albert Pujols (2006) and Alex Rodriguez (2007), each with 14
May 2, 2015
Q: Who was the last Cubs player to hit his first MLB home run in a 1-0 win?
A: Phil Cavarretta (Sept. 25, 1934, vs. the Reds)
May 1, 2015
Q: Who holds the modern record (since 1901) for most consecutive multi-hit games?
A: The Cardinals' Rogers Hornsby (13 straight in 1923)
April 30, 2015
Q: Which Tiger did Sergio Romo strike out to end the 2012 World Series?
A: Miguel Cabrera, who won the AL Triple Crown that season
April 29, 2015
Q: Which recently retired slugger has the most career home runs vs. Clayton Kershaw, with 4?
A: Adam Dunn (4 HRs among 8 hits in 14 plate appearances)
April 28, 2015
Q: Which Dodgers pitcher started Bryce Harper's debut and gave up his first hit?
A: Chad Billingsley
April 27, 2015
Q: Who is the Angels' franchise leader in career home runs?
A: Tim Salmon, 299
April 26, 2015
Q: Who was the only Naval Academy alum before Mitch Harris to pitch in the Major Leagues?
A: Nemo Gaines, Senators (1921)
April 25, 2015
Q: Who finished second to Josh Hamilton in 2010 AL MVP voting?
A: Miguel Cabrera, Tigers
April 24, 2015
Q: Which team was the last to go undefeated on a homestand of at least 10 games?
A: The 1991 Twins
April 23, 2015
Q: Which team was the last to win at least 10 games in a row?
A: The Angels (10 games from 9/4/2014-9/13/2014)
April 22, 2015
Q: When was the last time a game featured 3 grand slams?
A: Aug. 25, 2011, when the Yankees hit 3 against the A's
April 21, 2015
Q: Who holds the record for most at-bats in his rookie season with 701?
A: The Phillies' Juan Samuel (1984)