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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!)

September 1, 2014
Q: Adam Dunn is fourth in Reds history with 270 home runs. Who is first?
A: Johnny Bench (389)
August 31, 2014
Q: Who was the last pitcher before Jake Peavy to record his 2,000th career strikeout?
A: Tim Hudson, Giants (8/27/2014)
August 30, 2014
Q: Eight Giants have recorded six-hit games. Who was the last?
A: Mike Benjamin (6/14/1995)
August 29, 2014
Q: Whose record of 45 straight batters retired did Yusmeiro Petit break?
A: Mark Buehrle, who threw a perfect game on July 23, 2009, then retired the first 17 on July 28
August 28, 2014
Q: Who was the first player to hit two homers in his first MLB game?
A: Bob Nieman, Browns (9/14/1951)
August 27, 2014
Q: Who holds the Giants' single-game strikeout record?
A: Jason Schmidt (16 K's on 6/6/2006 vs. the Marlins)
August 26, 2014
Q: Which Hall of Fame managers matched wits in the first televised MLB game, between the Reds and Dodgers on Aug. 26, 1939?
A: Cincinnati's Bill McKechnie and Brooklyn's Leo Durocher
August 25, 2014
Q: Who was the last pitcher for a Washington team to lead the league in strikeouts?
A: The Senators' Bobo Newsom (113 K's in 1942, tied with Tex Hughson of the Red Sox for the AL lead)
August 24, 2014
Q: What is the only number retired by the Yankees for two different Yankees players?
A: No. 8 (Yogi Berra, Bill Dickey)
August 23, 2014
Q: Who holds the Mariners' record for most seasons with at least 200 strikeouts?
A: Randy Johnson (seven)
August 22, 2014
Q: What is the longest winning streak in Washington baseball history?
A: The Senators' 13-game streak from Aug. 8-20, 1933
August 21, 2014
Q: What is the record for stolen bases in a season by a rookie?
A: 110 by the Cardinals' Vince Coleman in 1985
August 20, 2014
Q: Jhonny Peralta's 17th HR set a new single-season record for Cardinals shortstops. What was Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith's career high?
A: Six, in 1989
August 19, 2014
Q: What is the Nationals' longest winning streak since moving to Washington in 2005?
A: 10 games (June 2-12, 2005)