Batter's Box Episode 7: Inning 2
Sun, 12 Aug 2012|
The second inning of the seventh episode of The Batter's Box - 8/12
Welcome back to the batter's box now let's take a moment to meet our couple contestants here and start -- they -- -- me. Chicago all your life but 2001 game got snowed out what are you talking about here you -- -- the game I was at the game it was a it was supposed to the first night game of the season against the Philadelphia. To give it its actually snowed it was cold cold enough to snow. And I know one thing it's always bring -- to Wrigley Field gives you never know how cold it might get party at the knee. To 11 game let's get after the second inning here how do you wanna start the inning. I'll call conservative with the -- start off with a single OK here's your question. Anthony what football position to -- a margin play at Notre Dame was he the punter for the Irish the quarterback. To safety. Or wide receiver. He was the wide receiver he was a very good wide receiver. Dean is the correct answer so that puts a runner at first John. Now let's see here Elwood park. It says something about seven years old that was your first Cubs game. Yeah is seven years old and is Cubs and Cardinals on 1987. Cardinals 15 to one. And I just remember the Cardinals and their typical small ball white ball bunt guys over still sack and bloop base hit and I was like five runs and three hits and it paid him Iverson. He had all right let's get the second inning start for you how do you want to approach it. I will go with a single go in with a single all right your question for the single -- later made his Major League debut. With which team Angels Mariners. Mets or reds. I can't believe I don't know this is. We had some helpers if you money isn't yes. Let me over the pinch hitter right now I know that that's how -- Shingle but I had a how many you don't wanna get this one wrong okay -- -- use your pinch hitter who did you bring with you -- and Leo's friend of mine from Aurora. Okay well let's see if your friend from Aurora can help you -- go ahead. Brian my hair made his Major League debut with which team. Was that the Angels Mariners Mets or reds. That's a tough one John. I'm picking the reds that's the one that jumped out but I am not a 100% sure. -- a direct threat when I saw a guy who give -- -- I feel good about that. Right. So your body says read your thinking reds is that what you're going way. Yeah I'm on rights and the and now it's beat in 2008 he made his debut with the Mariners. All right so nobody on base there we go back over it and you have a runner at first and your second swing at the second inning. I'm gonna go at the triple. With a triple trying to drive in the run it that he feeling confident again. Which current Major League team has the Cubs -- beaten have the Cubs beat the fewest times. Angels rays and Tigers yankees. I am going to cool whip the race. You're going with the rays and that is correct another run and now we've got 822. Game and you have a runner over at third base. So we go back over to John John your second swing at his second inning. Nobody on base so we can do what everyone here I'll go for a double going for a double located two -- question is. Cubs trivia who caught Greg Maddux -- 300 career win. Paul Bako. Michael Barrett Henry Blanco or Damien Miller. Can I get Saddam. He's helper here -- and work the count. Work now yeah you're gonna. Presented by AT team gonna take away to those options. Are for losers. And you're left with Paul Bako or Damian Miller who caught that game from Greg Maddux who wins. Oh man. Just had it. Took away two wrong answers there are still one more wrong answer out there. The game in time you. Final question final answers Damian Miller now now it's Paul box she was the answers so the helper didn't help there and we go back over -- city. Who has a runner at third base in 822 game. With a single to with a single all right you hear your question for the single to trying to drive in Iran. Which team did dale swing serve as interim manager in 2008. Brewers. Mariners Royals or Pirates. And he wasn't them it was up in Milwaukee with a roller. It was me they walk. It was the birds and that's gonna drive in another run three to all the sudden -- or in front Johnson a bit of a slump. We got to get you going what are you gonna do. Com I'm going to go forward. He. Double on this -- the third question my third question -- the -- -- for the double going for the double all right Sammy Sosa with the Cubs home runs. For eleven straight seasons from. 93 to 2003. Who ended his streak -- in 2004. Was once a little. Derrek Lee Corey Patterson or Abraham around mr. Maris. I'm going to go win. Around us from parents. Ramos Ramirez's in correct it was voices so Lou. With a home run lead that here all right so we go back over -- your final swing of the -- a man at first triple would score a run. -- -- the triple Aussie open a triple all right. Three Bagger let's see he can pull it off again Cubs senior vice president of scouting and player development Jason McLeod. Is the great grand nephew of which hall of fame pitcher Lefty Gomez. Lefty grove. Carl Hubbell or how new announcers. And I am great grand nephew one of these four. I am that DS and CE lefty grove. Now it is seeded meal tickets Carl Hubbell is the correct answer so. You have three runs and the league John if he hits a home run here can tied up going into the final inning I assume you're going for the home run yet. Swinging for the fences we had one in this game why not another here's a question John. Who is the only Cubs draft pick to make his pro debut in the majors. Drew hall Bert Newton Randy martz or Scott Thompson. I believe it's either they are being. -- lot of helpers here. I'm just gonna go to -- drew hall. You should've gone with both -- Burke who was the correct -- he just missed that one -- greeted -- After two innings you each have four more plate appearances this is far from over. Think you know you're trivia -- try your luck on our -- trivia question of the week you go to CSN Chicago dot com click on the batter's box logos submit your answer. Any number three coming up it's a -- -- on Comcast sports net.