The Baseball Challenge - 2

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The Baseball Challenge - 2 - Quiz

Welcome to The Baseball Challenge Quiz! Are you ready to test your knowledge of America's favorite pastime? This quiz is designed to challenge your understanding of baseball rules, history, players, and strategies. Whether you're a die-hard fan or a casual observer, this quiz offers a variety of questions to put your baseball knowledge to the test. This quiz covers everything from legendary players and iconic moments to the intricacies of gameplay and statistics. Grab your glove, step up to the plate, and see if you can hit a home run with your baseball knowledge! Let's play ball and discover how Read moremuch you really know about the game of baseball!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which MLB pitcher went 9-10 and gave up 71 earned runs in 2011's regular season?

    • A.

      David Price

    • B.

      Jeremy Guthrie

    • C.

      CC Sabathia

    • D.

      Michael Pineda

    Correct Answer
    D. Michael Pineda
    Explanation
    In 2011, Michael Pineda had a record of 9-10 and gave up 71 earned runs during the regular season. This indicates that Pineda had a relatively average season, with a slightly below-average win-loss record and a moderate number of earned runs allowed.

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  • 2. 

    Which MLB pitcher gave up 14 home runs and won 9 games in the 2011 regular season?

    • A.

      Gavin Floyd

    • B.

      Trevor Cahill

    • C.

      Philip Humber

    • D.

      CC Sabathia

    Correct Answer
    C. Philip Humber
    Explanation
    Philip Humber is the correct answer because he gave up 14 home runs and won 9 games in the 2011 regular season. The other pitchers listed, Gavin Floyd, Trevor Cahill, and CC Sabathia, may have had different statistics in terms of home runs given up and games won during that season.

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  • 3. 

    What pitcher struck out 176 batters and won 6 games in the 2011 MLB regular season?

    • A.

      Bud Norris

    • B.

      James Shields

    • C.

      Josh Beckett

    • D.

      CC Sabathia

    Correct Answer
    A. Bud Norris
    Explanation
    Bud Norris is the correct answer because he struck out 176 batters and won 6 games in the 2011 MLB regular season. This indicates that he had a high strikeout rate compared to his number of wins, suggesting that he was a dominant pitcher in terms of strikeouts but may have lacked run support or had other factors affecting his win-loss record.

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  • 4. 

    Which MLB pitcher went 8-10 and gave up 73 earned runs in 2011's regular season?

    • A.

      Justin Verlander

    • B.

      Bartolo Colon

    • C.

      Josh Tomlin

    • D.

      Gio Gonzalez

    Correct Answer
    B. Bartolo Colon
    Explanation
    Bartolo Colon is the correct answer because he fits the criteria of going 8-10 and giving up 73 earned runs in the 2011 regular season.

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  • 5. 

    Which MLB pitcher gave up 19 home runs and won 12 games in the 2011 regular season?

    • A.

      Ricky Romero

    • B.

      Trevor Cahill

    • C.

      Dan Haren

    • D.

      Mark Buehrle

    Correct Answer
    B. Trevor Cahill
    Explanation
    Trevor Cahill is the correct answer because he gave up 19 home runs and won 12 games in the 2011 regular season.

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  • 6. 

    What pitcher struck out 89 batters and won 12 games in the 2011 MLB regular season?

    • A.

      Philip Humber

    • B.

      Josh Tomlin

    • C.

      Bartolo Colon

    • D.

      Jeremy Hellickson

    Correct Answer
    B. Josh Tomlin
    Explanation
    Josh Tomlin is the correct answer because he struck out 89 batters and won 12 games in the 2011 MLB regular season.

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  • 7. 

    What pitcher struck out 131 batters and walked 59 in the 2011 MLB regular season?

    • A.

      Trevor Cahill

    • B.

      Mark Buehrle

    • C.

      Josh Beckett

    • D.

      Jason Vargas

    Correct Answer
    D. Jason Vargas
    Explanation
    Jason Vargas is the correct answer because he struck out 131 batters and walked 59 in the 2011 MLB regular season.

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  • 8. 

    Which MLB pitcher went 9-13 and gave up 106 earned runs in 2011's regular season?

    • A.

      Jered Weaver

    • B.

      Carl Pavano

    • C.

      Gavin Floyd

    • D.

      Ricky Romero

    Correct Answer
    B. Carl Pavano
    Explanation
    Carl Pavano is the correct answer because he is the only pitcher among the options who had a 9-13 record and gave up 106 earned runs in the 2011 regular season. The other pitchers mentioned did not have the same record or number of earned runs during that season.

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  • 9. 

    Which MLB pitcher gave up 26 home runs and won 9 games in the 2011 regular season?

    • A.

      Bud Norris

    • B.

      Carl Pavano

    • C.

      Derek Holland

    • D.

      Jeremy Guthrie

    Correct Answer
    D. Jeremy Guthrie
    Explanation
    Jeremy Guthrie is the correct answer because he gave up 26 home runs and won 9 games in the 2011 regular season. This indicates that Guthrie had a high number of home runs allowed, but still managed to win a decent number of games.

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  • 10. 

    What pitcher struck out 135 batters and won 8 games in the 2011 MLB regular season?

    • A.

      John Danks

    • B.

      Gavin Floyd

    • C.

      Josh Beckett

    • D.

      Derek Holland

    Correct Answer
    A. John Danks
    Explanation
    John Danks is the correct answer because he struck out 135 batters and won 8 games in the 2011 MLB regular season. This information is not provided for the other pitchers listed as options.

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  • 11. 

    Which MLB pitcher went 14-10 and gave up 98 earned runs in 2011's regular season?

    • A.

      Mark Buehrle

    • B.

      Colby Lewis

    • C.

      Derek Holland

    • D.

      Wandy Rodriguez

    Correct Answer
    B. Colby Lewis
    Explanation
    Colby Lewis is the correct answer because he went 14-10 and gave up 98 earned runs in the 2011 regular season.

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  • 12. 

    Which MLB pitcher gave up 29 home runs and won 15 games in the 2011 regular season?

    • A.

      Matt Harrison

    • B.

      Max Scherzer

    • C.

      Michael Pineda

    • D.

      Bartolo Colon

    Correct Answer
    B. Max Scherzer
    Explanation
    Max Scherzer is the correct answer because he gave up 29 home runs and won 15 games in the 2011 regular season. This indicates that he had a high number of home runs allowed, but still managed to have a successful win-loss record.

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  • 13. 

    What pitcher struck out 105 batters and won 11 games in the 2011 MLB regular season?

    • A.

      Wade Davis

    • B.

      CC Sabathia

    • C.

      Philip Humber

    • D.

      Gio Gonzalez

    Correct Answer
    A. Wade Davis
    Explanation
    Wade Davis is the correct answer because he struck out 105 batters and won 11 games in the 2011 MLB regular season.

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  • 14. 

    Who did the Toronto Blue Jays select as the twenty-second pick overall in the 2012 draft?

    • A.

      Ryne Stanek

    • B.

      Alex Gonzalez

    • C.

      C.J. Cron

    • D.

      Marcus Stroman

    Correct Answer
    D. Marcus Stroman
    Explanation
    Marcus Stroman was selected as the twenty-second pick overall in the 2012 draft by the Toronto Blue Jays.

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  • 15. 

    Who is the Right Handed Pitcher selected as the twenty-first pick overall in the 2012 draft?

    • A.

      Lucas Sims

    • B.

      Javier Baez

    • C.

      Seth Blair

    • D.

      Ty Hensley

    Correct Answer
    A. Lucas Sims
    Explanation
    Lucas Sims is the correct answer because he was selected as the twenty-first overall pick in the 2012 draft.

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  • 16. 

    In the 2013 draft, who was selected twenty-first overall by the Tampa Bay Rays?

    • A.

      Luc Giolito

    • B.

      Javier Baez

    • C.

      Ryne Stanek

    • D.

      Nick Ciuffo

    Correct Answer
    D. Nick Ciuffo
    Explanation
    Nick Ciuffo was selected twenty-first overall by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2013 draft.

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  • 17. 

    Who did the San Francisco Giants select as the twentieth pick overall in the 2012 draft?

    • A.

      Ryne Stanek

    • B.

      Seth Blair

    • C.

      Chris Stratton

    • D.

      Andrew Heaney

    Correct Answer
    C. Chris Stratton
    Explanation
    The San Francisco Giants selected Chris Stratton as the twentieth pick overall in the 2012 draft.

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  • 18. 

    Who is the Right Handed Pitcher selected as the nineteenth pick overall in the 2012 draft?

    • A.

      Ty Hensley

    • B.

      Michael Wacha

    • C.

      Chris Reed

    • D.

      Ryne Stanek

    Correct Answer
    B. Michael Wacha
    Explanation
    Michael Wacha is the correct answer because he was selected as the nineteenth overall pick in the 2012 draft.

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  • 19. 

    In the 2011 draft, who was selected twentieth overall by the Colorado Rockies?

    • A.

      Tyler Anderson

    • B.

      Ryne Stanek

    • C.

      Jed Bradley

    • D.

      Gerrit Cole

    Correct Answer
    A. Tyler Anderson
    Explanation
    Tyler Anderson was selected twentieth overall by the Colorado Rockies in the 2011 draft.

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  • 20. 

    Who did the St. Louis Cardinals select as the nineteenth pick overall in the 2013 draft?

    • A.

      Seth Blair

    • B.

      Ty Hensley

    • C.

      Marco Gonzales

    • D.

      Ryne Stanek

    Correct Answer
    C. Marco Gonzales
    Explanation
    In the 2013 draft, the St. Louis Cardinals selected Marco Gonzales as the nineteenth pick overall.

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  • 21. 

    Who is the Right Handed Pitcher selected as the eighteenth pick overall in the 2013 draft?

    • A.

      Hunter Renfroe

    • B.

      Seth Blair

    • C.

      Trevor Bauer

    • D.

      Chris Anderson

    Correct Answer
    D. Chris Anderson
    Explanation
    Chris Anderson is the correct answer because he was selected as the eighteenth pick overall in the 2013 draft.

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  • 22. 

    Who went eighteenth to the Los Angeles Dodgers pick in 2012 draft?

    • A.

      Mark Appel

    • B.

      Ryne Stanek

    • C.

      Seth Blair

    • D.

      Corey Seager

    Correct Answer
    D. Corey Seager
    Explanation
    Corey Seager was the player who went eighteenth to the Los Angeles Dodgers pick in the 2012 draft.

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  • 23. 

    In the 2011 draft, who was selected seventeenth overall by the Los Angeles Angels?

    • A.

      Seth Blair

    • B.

      Michael Wacha

    • C.

      D.J. Davis

    • D.

      C.J. Cron

    Correct Answer
    D. C.J. Cron
    Explanation
    C.J. Cron was selected seventeenth overall by the Los Angeles Angels in the 2011 draft.

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  • 24. 

    Who went sixteenth to the Philadelphia Phillies pick in 2013 draft?

    • A.

      D.J. Peterson

    • B.

      Chris Reed

    • C.

      Deven Marrero

    • D.

      J.P. Crawford

    Correct Answer
    D. J.P. Crawford
    Explanation
    J.P. Crawford was the sixteenth pick for the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2013 draft.

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  • 25. 

    Who did the Washington Nationals select as the sixteenth pick overall in the 2012 draft?

    • A.

      Chris Stratton

    • B.

      Luc Giolito

    • C.

      Danny Hultzen

    • D.

      Taylor Jungmann

    Correct Answer
    B. Luc Giolito
    Explanation
    The Washington Nationals selected Luc Giolito as the sixteenth pick overall in the 2012 draft.

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  • 26. 

    Who is the Left Handed Pitcher selected as the sixteenth pick overall in the 2011 draft?

    • A.

      Javier Baez

    • B.

      Chris Reed

    • C.

      Kohl Stewart

    • D.

      Seth Blair

    Correct Answer
    B. Chris Reed
    Explanation
    Chris Reed is the correct answer because he was selected as the sixteenth pick overall in the 2011 draft. Javier Baez, Kohl Stewart, and Seth Blair were not selected as the sixteenth pick overall in that draft.

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  • 27. 

    Who went fifteenth to the Milwaukee Brewers pick in 2011 draft?

    • A.

      Ty Hensley

    • B.

      Seth Blair

    • C.

      Ryne Stanek

    • D.

      Jed Bradley

    Correct Answer
    D. Jed Bradley
    Explanation
    Jed Bradley was the fifteenth pick for the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2011 draft.

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  • 28. 

    Who did the Cleveland Indians select as the fifteenth pick overall in the 2012 draft?

    • A.

      Ryne Stanek

    • B.

      Tyler Naquin

    • C.

      Chris Reed

    • D.

      Clint Frazier

    Correct Answer
    B. Tyler Naquin
    Explanation
    Tyler Naquin was selected as the fifteenth pick overall in the 2012 draft by the Cleveland Indians.

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  • 29. 

    Who is the Right Handed Pitcher selected as the fourteenth pick overall in the 2012 draft?

    • A.

      Ty Hensley

    • B.

      Seth Blair

    • C.

      Nick Travieso

    • D.

      Corey Seager

    Correct Answer
    C. Nick Travieso
    Explanation
    Nick Travieso was selected as the fourteenth pick overall in the 2012 draft.

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  • 30. 

    Who went fourteenth to the Pittsburgh Pirates pick in 2013 draft?

    • A.

      Jonathan Gray

    • B.

      Seth Blair

    • C.

      Addison Russell

    • D.

      Reese McGuire

    Correct Answer
    D. Reese McGuire
    Explanation
    Reese McGuire was the fourteenth pick for the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2013 draft.

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Baseball Expert
Ryan is a dedicated individual with a growth mindset, eager to work hard and embrace new challenges in player development. Certified in Driveline Foundations of Pitching and Rapsodo Pitching, he brings expertise in athlete development. With a Bachelor's degree in Business/Managerial Economics from the University of Maine at Farmington, Ryan combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience. As an Assistant Baseball Coach at Thomas College, he demonstrates strong leadership and coaching skills, contributing effectively to player growth and team success. Passionate about continuous learning, Ryan reviews sports baseball quizzes, ensuring accuracy and effectiveness while contributing to educational resources.

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