MLB - Seattle Mariners Trivia Question - 3

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  • 1. 

    How many games did the 2001 Mariners win during the regular season?

    • A.

      86 Games

    • B.

      106 Games

    • C.

      100 Games

    • D.

      116 Games

    Correct Answer
    D. 116 Games
    Explanation
    The 2001 Mariners won 116 games during the regular season. This was an exceptional achievement as they tied the record for the most wins in a single season in Major League Baseball history. Led by an outstanding lineup and strong pitching staff, the Mariners had a remarkable season and were able to secure a spot in the record books.

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  • 2. 

    What was the only month of the Mariners' 2011 season in which they were briefly in first place?

    • A.

      May

    • B.

      April

    • C.

      June

    • D.

      July

    Correct Answer
    B. April
    Explanation
    In the given question, it is asked which month of the Mariners' 2011 season were they briefly in first place. The correct answer is April. This means that during the month of April in 2011, the Mariners had a period where they were leading in their league. It is not mentioned how long they stayed in first place or what happened afterwards, but April was the only month where they achieved this position.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following teams did the Mariners not defeat during the 2011 season?

    • A.

      Texas Rangers

    • B.

      Atlanta Braves

    • C.

      Oakland Athletics

    • D.

      Los Angeles Angels

    Correct Answer
    B. Atlanta Braves
    Explanation
    The Mariners did not defeat the Atlanta Braves during the 2011 season.

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  • 4. 

    How many times were the Mariners shut out during the 2011 season?

    • A.

      16

    • B.

      26

    • C.

      46

    • D.

      36

    Correct Answer
    A. 16
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 16. This means that the Mariners were shut out 16 times during the 2011 season.

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  • 5. 

    How many wins by shutout did the Mariners have during the 2010 season?

    • A.

      20

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      0

    • D.

      30

    Correct Answer
    B. 10
    Explanation
    The Mariners had 10 wins by shutout during the 2010 season.

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  • 6. 

    Which player did the Mariners receive in a trade with the Detroit Tigers in 2011?

    • A.

      Wily Mo Pena

    • B.

      David Pauley

    • C.

      Casper Wells

    • D.

      Ryan Langerhans

    Correct Answer
    C. Casper Wells
    Explanation
    The Mariners received Casper Wells in a trade with the Detroit Tigers in 2011.

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  • 7. 

    Who was the oldest player to play for the Mariners in 2011?

    • A.

      Doug Fister

    • B.

      Adam Moore

    • C.

      Ichiro Suzuki

    • D.

      Chris Ray

    Correct Answer
    C. Ichiro Suzuki
    Explanation
    In 2011, Ichiro Suzuki was the oldest player to play for the Mariners. This can be inferred from the fact that he is the only player among the options who was known for his long and successful career in baseball, which began in the early 1990s. Suzuki's age and experience make him the most likely candidate for being the oldest player on the team in 2011.

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  • 8. 

    How many games did Felix Hernandez win for the Mariners in 2011?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      16

    • C.

      18

    • D.

      14

    Correct Answer
    D. 14
    Explanation
    Felix Hernandez won 14 games for the Mariners in 2011.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following Mariners pitchers amassed 10 wins for the team in 2011?

    • A.

      Doug Fister

    • B.

      Michael Pineda

    • C.

      Jason Vargas

    • D.

      Blake Beavan

    Correct Answer
    C. Jason Vargas
    Explanation
    Jason Vargas is the correct answer because he was one of the Mariners pitchers who achieved 10 wins for the team in 2011. The other pitchers listed, Doug Fister, Michael Pineda, and Blake Beavan, may have also had wins that season, but they did not reach the 10-win mark. Therefore, Jason Vargas is the only pitcher from the given options who fits the criteria of amassing 10 wins for the team in 2011.

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  • 10. 

    Which pitcher logged the most innings in relief for the Mariners in 2011?

    • A.

      Dan Cortes

    • B.

      Charlie Furbush

    • C.

      Brandon League

    • D.

      Jamey Wright

    Correct Answer
    D. Jamey Wright
    Explanation
    Jamey Wright logged the most innings in relief for the Mariners in 2011. This can be inferred from the information given in the question.

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  • 11. 

    No Mariners batter managed more than 20 of which of the following in 2011?

    • A.

      RBI

    • B.

      Doubles

    • C.

      Home Runs

    • D.

      Hits

    Correct Answer
    C. Home Runs
    Explanation
    In 2011, no Mariners batter managed to hit more than 20 home runs. This means that the highest number of home runs hit by any Mariners player in that season was 20 or less.

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  • 12. 

    Which Mariners pitcher led the team with a 4.5 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 2011?

    • A.

      Michael Pineda

    • B.

      Felix Hernandez

    • C.

      Erik Bedard

    • D.

      Brandon League

    Correct Answer
    D. Brandon League
    Explanation
    Brandon League led the team with a 4.5 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 2011. This means that for every 4.5 strikeouts, he only walked one batter.

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  • 13. 

    Which team became a new divisional opponent for the Mariners in 2013?

    • A.

      Houston Astros

    • B.

      Milwaukee Brewers

    • C.

      St. Louis Cardinals

    • D.

      Pittsburgh Pirates

    Correct Answer
    A. Houston Astros
    Explanation
    In 2013, the Houston Astros became a new divisional opponent for the Mariners. This means that the Mariners started playing against the Astros in regular season games as part of their divisional matchups. The other teams mentioned in the options (Milwaukee Brewers, St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates) were not new divisional opponents for the Mariners in 2013.

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  • 14. 

    Which pitcher threw 3 complete game shutouts for the Mariners in 2011?

    • A.

      Erik Bedard

    • B.

      Jason Vargas

    • C.

      Michael Pineda

    • D.

      Blake Beavan

    Correct Answer
    B. Jason Vargas
    Explanation
    Jason Vargas is the correct answer because he threw 3 complete game shutouts for the Mariners in 2011. This means that in three separate games, he pitched the entire game without allowing any runs from the opposing team. Among the other pitchers listed, Erik Bedard, Michael Pineda, and Blake Beavan did not achieve this feat in 2011.

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  • 15. 

    Which of the following pitchers had a save for the Mariners in 2011?

    • A.

      Jamey Wright

    • B.

      Felix Hernandez

    • C.

      Josh Leuke

    • D.

      Shawn Kelley

    Correct Answer
    A. Jamey Wright
    Explanation
    Jamey Wright had a save for the Mariners in 2011.

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