Knowledge On Baseball - 2

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  • 1. 

    Who did the San Diego Padres select as the thirteenth pick overall in the 2013 draft?

    • A.

      David Dahl

    • B.

      Hunter Renfroe

    • C.

      Ryne Stanek

    • D.

      Seth Blair

    Correct Answer
    B. Hunter Renfroe
    Explanation
    Hunter Renfroe was selected as the thirteenth pick overall in the 2013 draft by the San Diego Padres.

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  • 2. 

    Who is the Outfielder selected as the thirteenth pick overall in the 2011 draft?

    • A.

      Corey Seager

    • B.

      Seth Blair

    • C.

      Brandon Nimmo

    • D.

      Chris Stratton

    Correct Answer
    C. Brandon Nimmo
    Explanation
    Brandon Nimmo was selected as the thirteenth pick overall in the 2011 draft.

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  • 3. 

    In the 2012 draft, who was selected thirteenth overall by the Chicago White Sox?

    • A.

      Chris Reed

    • B.

      Seth Blair

    • C.

      Courtney Hawkins

    • D.

      Jed Bradley

    Correct Answer
    C. Courtney Hawkins
    Explanation
    Courtney Hawkins was selected thirteenth overall by the Chicago White Sox in the 2012 draft.

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  • 4. 

    Who is the Third Baseman selected as the twelfth pick overall in the 2013 draft?

    • A.

      Brandon Nimmo

    • B.

      D.J. Peterson

    • C.

      George Springer

    • D.

      Ryne Stanek

    Correct Answer
    B. D.J. Peterson
    Explanation
    D.J. Peterson is the correct answer because he was selected as the twelfth pick overall in the 2013 draft.

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  • 5. 

    In the 2012 draft, who was selected eleventh overall by the Oakland Athletics?

    • A.

      Ty Hensley

    • B.

      Dylan Bundy

    • C.

      Addison Russell

    • D.

      Seth Blair

    Correct Answer
    C. Addison Russell
    Explanation
    Addison Russell was selected eleventh overall by the Oakland Athletics in the 2012 draft.

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  • 6. 

    Who went eleventh to the Houston Astros pick in 2011 draft?

    • A.

      Seth Blair

    • B.

      Ty Hensley

    • C.

      George Springer

    • D.

      Nick Travieso

    Correct Answer
    C. George Springer
    Explanation
    George Springer was the player who went eleventh to the Houston Astros pick in the 2011 draft.

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  • 7. 

    Who went tenth to the San Diego Padres pick in 2011 draft?

    • A.

      Ty Hensley

    • B.

      Cory Spangenberg

    • C.

      Seth Blair

    • D.

      Ryne Stanek

    Correct Answer
    B. Cory Spangenberg
    Explanation
    Cory Spangenberg was the player who was selected by the San Diego Padres as the tenth pick in the 2011 draft.

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  • 8. 

    Who went sixth to the Washington Nationals pick in 2011 draft?

    • A.

      Ryne Stanek

    • B.

      Anthony Rendon

    • C.

      Christian Arroyo

    • D.

      Austin Meadows

    Correct Answer
    B. Anthony Rendon
    Explanation
    Anthony Rendon was the player who went sixth to the Washington Nationals pick in the 2011 draft.

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  • 9. 

    Who did the Seattle Mariners select as the third pick overall in the 2012 draft?

    • A.

      Chris Stratton

    • B.

      Mike Zunino

    • C.

      Gerrit Cole

    • D.

      Ryne Stanek

    Correct Answer
    B. Mike Zunino
    Explanation
    The Seattle Mariners selected Mike Zunino as the third overall pick in the 2012 draft.

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  • 10. 

    Who did the Houston Astros select as the first pick overall in the 2012 draft?

    • A.

      James Ramsey

    • B.

      Jed Bradley

    • C.

      Carlos Correa

    • D.

      Danny Hultzen

    Correct Answer
    C. Carlos Correa
    Explanation
    In the 2012 draft, the Houston Astros selected Carlos Correa as the first pick overall.

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  • 11. 

    Who went twenty-second to the Baltimore Orioles pick in 2013 draft?

    • A.

      Hunter Harvey

    • B.

      Kris Bryant

    • C.

      Lucas Sims

    • D.

      Mark Appel

    Correct Answer
    A. Hunter Harvey
    Explanation
    Hunter Harvey was the player who was selected as the twenty-second pick by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2013 draft.

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  • 12. 

    Who did the St. Louis Cardinals select as the twenty-third pick overall in the 2012 draft?

    • A.

      Seth Blair

    • B.

      Marcus Stroman

    • C.

      Ryne Stanek

    • D.

      James Ramsey

    Correct Answer
    D. James Ramsey
    Explanation
    In the 2012 draft, the St. Louis Cardinals selected James Ramsey as the twenty-third pick overall.

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  • 13. 

    Who is the Right Handed Pitcher selected as the twenty-third pick overall in the 2013 draft?

    • A.

      Lucas Sims

    • B.

      Jonathon Crawford

    • C.

      Alex Gonzalez

    • D.

      Byron Buxton

    Correct Answer
    C. Alex Gonzalez
    Explanation
    Alex Gonzalez is the correct answer because he was selected as the twenty-third pick overall in the 2013 draft.

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  • 14. 

    In the 2013 draft, who was selected twenty-fourth overall by the Oakland Athletics?

    • A.

      Billy McKinney

    • B.

      Ty Hensley

    • C.

      Hunter Dozier

    • D.

      Kyle Zimmer

    Correct Answer
    A. Billy McKinney
    Explanation
    Billy McKinney was selected twenty-fourth overall by the Oakland Athletics in the 2013 draft.

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  • 15. 

    Who went twenty-fourth to the Boston Red Sox pick in 2012 draft?

    • A.

      Gavin Cecchini

    • B.

      Dominic Smith

    • C.

      Deven Marrero

    • D.

      Mark Appel

    Correct Answer
    C. Deven Marrero
    Explanation
    Deven Marrero went twenty-fourth to the Boston Red Sox pick in the 2012 draft.

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  • 16. 

    Who did the Tampa Bay Rays select as the twenty-fifth pick overall in the 2012 draft?

    • A.

      Sonny Gray

    • B.

      Ty Hensley

    • C.

      Richie Shaffer

    • D.

      C.J. Cron

    Correct Answer
    C. Richie Shaffer
    Explanation
    The Tampa Bay Rays selected Richie Shaffer as the twenty-fifth pick overall in the 2012 draft.

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  • 17. 

    Albert Pujols led the NL in which category in 2010?

    • A.

      Stolen Bases

    • B.

      Batting Average

    • C.

      RBI's

    • D.

      Home Runs

    Correct Answer
    C. RBI's
    Explanation
    In 2010, Albert Pujols led the National League in RBI's. This means that he had the highest number of runs batted in among all players in the league during that season.

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  • 18. 

    In 2011, Albert Pujols was injured when he collided with which player?

    • A.

      Carlos Marmol

    • B.

      Aramis Ramirez

    • C.

      Wilson Betemit

    • D.

      Justin Upton

    Correct Answer
    C. Wilson Betemit
    Explanation
    Albert Pujols was injured in 2011 when he collided with Wilson Betemit.

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  • 19. 

    Which team did Roy Halladay defeat when he threw the 20th perfect game in MLB history?

    • A.

      Colorado Rockies

    • B.

      Florida Marlins

    • C.

      Arizona Diamondbacks

    • D.

      Pittsburgh Pirates

    Correct Answer
    B. Florida Marlins
    Explanation
    Roy Halladay defeated the Florida Marlins when he threw the 20th perfect game in MLB history.

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  • 20. 

    Which country did Miguel Cabrera represent at the 2013 World Baseball Classic?

    • A.

      Cuba

    • B.

      Dominican Republic

    • C.

      United States

    • D.

      Venezuela

    Correct Answer
    D. Venezuela
    Explanation
    Miguel Cabrera represented Venezuela at the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

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  • 21. 

    Which award did Miguel Cabrera win in 2010 and 2012?

    • A.

      Gold Glove

    • B.

      MVP

    • C.

      Hank Aaron Award

    • D.

      Silver Slugger

    Correct Answer
    D. Silver Slugger
    Explanation
    Miguel Cabrera won the Silver Slugger award in 2010 and 2012. The Silver Slugger award is given annually to the best offensive player at each position in both the American and National Leagues. Cabrera's exceptional performance with the bat during those years earned him this prestigious award.

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  • 22. 

    Justin Verlander pitched his second career no-hitter against which team?

    • A.

      Seattle Mariners

    • B.

      Toronto Blue Jays

    • C.

      Chicago White Sox

    • D.

      Minnesota Twins

    Correct Answer
    B. Toronto Blue Jays
    Explanation
    Justin Verlander pitched his second career no-hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays. This means that in one game, Verlander did not allow any hits to the opposing team, making it a significant achievement for him. The other teams listed (Seattle Mariners, Chicago White Sox, and Minnesota Twins) were not the opponents in this particular game.

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  • 23. 

    Justin Verlander threw a shutout in the final game of the ALDS against which team in 2012?

    • A.

      Texas Rangers

    • B.

      Chicago White Sox

    • C.

      Oakland Athletics

    • D.

      Boston Red Sox

    Correct Answer
    C. Oakland Athletics
    Explanation
    In 2012, Justin Verlander threw a shutout in the final game of the ALDS against the Oakland Athletics.

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  • 24. 

    Felix Hernandez reached which strikeout milestone in 2010?

    • A.

      1000

    • B.

      2500

    • C.

      500

    • D.

      2000

    Correct Answer
    A. 1000
    Explanation
    In 2010, Felix Hernandez reached the strikeout milestone of 1000. This means that he successfully struck out 1000 batters during that year.

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  • 25. 

    In 2011, Ryan Braun joined which player as the only members of the Brewers' 30-30 club?

    • A.

      Prince Fielder

    • B.

      Robin Yount

    • C.

      Cecil Cooper

    • D.

      Tommy Harper

    Correct Answer
    D. Tommy Harper
    Explanation
    Tommy Harper joined Ryan Braun as the only members of the Brewers' 30-30 club in 2011. This means that Harper achieved the milestone of hitting 30 home runs and stealing 30 bases in a single season, just like Braun.

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  • 26. 

    In 2012, Ryan Braun became the first player to hit three home runs in a game at which park?

    • A.

      Miller Park

    • B.

      Citi Field

    • C.

      Petco Park

    • D.

      PNC Park

    Correct Answer
    C. Petco Park
    Explanation
    In 2012, Ryan Braun achieved the remarkable feat of hitting three home runs in a game. This historic event took place at Petco Park.

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  • 27. 

    Which book did Clayton Kershaw co-write to raise money for Zambian children?

    • A.

      Arise

    • B.

      Among

    • C.

      Apart

    • D.

      Awake

    Correct Answer
    A. Arise
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Arise." Clayton Kershaw co-wrote the book "Arise" to raise money for Zambian children.

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  • 28. 

    Clayton Kershaw modeled his pitching mechanics after which Cy Young winner?

    • A.

      Roger Clemens

    • B.

      Greg Maddux

    • C.

      Sandy Koufax

    • D.

      Bob Gibson

    Correct Answer
    A. Roger Clemens
    Explanation
    Clayton Kershaw modeled his pitching mechanics after Roger Clemens.

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  • 29. 

    In 2010, Troy Tulowitzki led all MLB shortstops in which category?

    • A.

      Home Runs

    • B.

      Sacrifice Bunts

    • C.

      Times Hit by Pitch

    • D.

      Strikeouts

    Correct Answer
    A. Home Runs
    Explanation
    In 2010, Troy Tulowitzki led all MLB shortstops in the category of home runs. This means that he hit the most home runs out of all the shortstops in the Major League Baseball during that year.

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  • 30. 

    Tim Lincecum pitched in relief in the Giants' 2012 World Series win against which team?

    • A.

      Chicago White Sox

    • B.

      Detroit Tigers

    • C.

      Tampa Bay Rays

    • D.

      Texas Rangers

    Correct Answer
    B. Detroit Tigers
    Explanation
    In the 2012 World Series, Tim Lincecum pitched in relief for the San Francisco Giants against the Detroit Tigers. This means that Lincecum came into the game as a substitute pitcher rather than starting the game. The Giants went on to win the World Series against the Tigers.

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