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  1. One reason 'CarGo' has yet to get going

    Jeremy Lundblad

    Today's Trivia: It was 50 years ago today that Roger Maris hit the first of his 61 home runs in 1961. (He went homerless in his first 10 games of the season.) Maris would win his second straight American League MVP that year. Who is the only player t...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  2. Specific struggles for Gardner, Swisher

    Jeremy Lundblad

    Today's Trivia: On Monday, the Los Angeles Angels' Jered Weaver looks to become the first American League pitcher since Zack Greinke in 2009 to win each of his first six starts. Who was the last American League pitcher to lose each of his first six s...

    Blog | April 25, 2011
  3. Surprising American League leaders

    Jeremy Lundblad

    Today's Trivia: Want to feel old? Los Angeles Angels starter Tyler Chatwood was born 16 days too soon to be the first pitcher born in the 1990s. Who was the first pitcher born in the 1980s to appear in an MLB game? Quick Hits: Let's take a look at...

    Blog | April 21, 2011
  4. 'Hot' pitchers take center stage

    Jeremy Lundblad

    Today's Trivia: When Bartolo Colon, 37, takes the mound Wednesday for his first start with the New York Yankees, he will be the oldest pitcher to start a game this season. Who currently holds that distinction? Quick Hits: With some of the hottest ...

    Blog | April 20, 2011
  5. Inside the Indians strong start

    Jeremy Lundblad

    Today's Trivia: At .459, Matt Kemp leads the National League in batting average. Who was the last Los Angeles Dodger to be the batting champ? Quick Hits: The Cleveland Indians have won four in a row, and at 12-4 are tied with the Colorado Rockies ...

    Blog | April 19, 2011
  6. First-inning struggles plague Volquez

    Jeremy Lundblad

    Today's Trivia: Miguel Cabrera turns 28 today. Even though he is two years away from 30, he has the most career home runs (252) among active players under 30. Who has the second-most? Volquez Quick Hits - A look at some players and teams that...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  7. Maholm no prince for Milwaukee's Fielder

    Jeremy Lundblad

    Today's Trivia: Pete Rose turns 70 today. Since his final game on Aug. 17, 1986, who has collected the most hits? FielderPrince Fielder faces his nemesis today, but it's not who you might think. Fielder is just 3-for-42 (.071) with 13 strikeou...

    Blog | April 14, 2011
  8. What's ailing the American League?

    Jeremy Lundblad

    Today's Trivia: Hank Aaron made his major-league debut 57 years ago today. Since then, who are the three players with the most home runs in the American League? Let's take a look at some odd trends in league-wide splits. A big question emerges: Wh...

    Blog | April 13, 2011
  9. Hellickson a Ray(s) of hope for Tampa Bay

    Jeremy Lundblad

    Today's Trivia: Monday is the 50th anniversary of the first game in Los Angeles Angels history. Can you name the two players with the most games played for the Angels who never made an appearance for another franchise? After beating the New York Y...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  10. Fresh faces join Red Sox-Yankees rivalry

    Jeremy Lundblad

    Today's Trivia: Can you name the only two players with 50+ home runs for both the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees? Quick Hits: Let's take a look at some fast facts regarding the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry and what the fresh faces might mean for 2...

    Blog | April 08, 2011
  11. Facts on AL surprising starts

    Jeremy Lundblad

    Today's Trivia: Set to be inducted into the Hall of Fame in July, Bert Blyleven turns 60 today. Among those who have already been up for a vote, who now has the most career strikeouts for a pitcher not in the Hall of Fame? Quick Hits: A quick look...

    Blog | April 06, 2011
  12. Baseball futility and Butler basketball

    Jeremy Lundblad

    Today's Trivia: The Connecticut Huskies now are 3-0 in the men's basketball championship games. Can you name the only two MLB franchises with multiple appearances that have never lost the World Series? In the spirit of last night's national champi...

    Blog | April 05, 2011
  13. Dialing long distance on opening weekend

    Jeremy Lundblad

    Today's Trivia: With the Minnesota Twins and New York Yankees set to square off on Monday Night Baseball. Who are the only two players with 40 or more home runs for both franchises? Quick Hits -- A look back at some fun home runs numbers from an e...

    Blog | April 04, 2011
  14. 1st Pitch: "Giant" September for SF staff

    Jeremy Lundblad

    Today's Trivia: Tim Lincecum needs five strikeouts today to tie the record for most in a pitcher's first four seasons combined. Who holds the record? Quick Hits: The San Francisco Giants began the month four games out in the NL West, but now hold...

    Blog | September 24, 2010
  15. First Pitch: Price and Sabathia meet again

    Jeremy Lundblad

    Today's Trivia: If David Price wins, he will join Jon Lester and CC Sabathia with 18 wins. All lefties, all in the AL East. The last time three AL East left-handers won 18 games was 1979. Can you name the three lefties? Quick Hits: Just 10 days af...

    Blog | September 23, 2010
  16. First Pitch: Nolan Ryan and new K record

    Jeremy Lundblad

    Today's Trivia: On this date in 1993, Nolan Ryan made the final appearance of his career. No active pitcher even has half of his career strikeout total. However, four active pitchers have 2,000 career strikeouts. Can you name them? Quick Hits: On ...

    Blog | September 22, 2010