Batter's Box Episode 11: Inning 2
Sun, 9 Sep 2012|
The second inning of the 11th episode of The Batter's Box - 9/9
Welcome back to the batter's box we've got a good game in our Cubs trivia showdown here. Let's go back to the game we get ready for the start of it the first David I remember back when you were beating Monty in the opening round are really go to lookalike. And I thought to myself this guy's gonna come up with a big home run how did you come through with a big hit. You know I had to at that point I was down by one run was my last chance I had to go for the the one at that point. And obviously. Gone back to. It was. -- for him on the guy's name out any Pasco and it was the number one tired from the 1950 four's top series. Annually -- from the 45 World Series team was and and -- have to -- So I just want them swinging for the fences you to do that again to start the second inning and not be imitated conservative way to. To go so we'll see what happens -- what are you want then all of a single start. With a single David want to single he has 21 lead as we begin the second inning which Cubs player began his career first. It was -- Ernie Banks Fergie Jenkins. Ron Santo or Billy Williams. They Ernie Banks. They Ernie Banks is correct to a single right out of the game start the second inning. John we've cleared basis how do you wanna start things off in first I want to tell me how did you end up getting here because it looked a little shaky first second and you really poured it on. Yeah there was. He got a little greedy in the final inning now for some doubles and home runs and I kept a little conservative and was able to get. Guys on second and third so I just needed a couple singles tied and went. So I was pretty lucky steady in conservative paid off in the long run it was a good strategy okay what are you wanna do here I'll start with a single start with a single OK here's your question. Your first of the second inning who was the last Cubs player to win the National League MVP. Was -- Andre Dawson was -- Derrek Lee Ryan Sandberg. Or Sammy Sosa it was these Sammy Sosa. Going for another single. Here is David's question. From what team to the Cubs acquire if Tony Rizzo. Did they get -- from the Giants the Orioles and Padres for the Red Sox. Sea Tigers. Some Padres is correct if -- Rizzo in that trade for Andrew Cashner back over to John and a runner at first base and go for the double. That double here's a question for the double this would put runners at second and third. Who shares the single season cobb's record for home runs by a pitcher with Carlos Zambrano. Is it Don Cardwell is it Fergie Jenkins pat Malone or flat the stop clock -- out it is B Fergie Jenkins. B Fergie Jenkins is your answer in deep Fergie Jenkins is correct so runners at second and third we go back over to David who has the lead. And runners at first and second. And with a double going for a double all right here's your question for the two Bagger. Who holds the Cubs record with seven opening day RBI it's it moist Alou. Corey Patterson. Or promise Ramirez. Or -- he Rose. I'd tell you roads. -- -- had all those home runs but it is incorrect it is Corey Patterson has the record with seven. Opening day RV IC runners stay at first and second it's not a total disaster we go over to John. -- runners at second and third. I'll go for a single going for a single to try tied this game out here's a question. Which which team did Matt Garza pitching a no hitter in 2010. It was a with the Dodgers. Raised. Twins or yankees I was either race. It will is either -- sure enough and that brings in Iran moves over to third now first and third and we have a tie game. QQ. Here in the second any. All right David you're ready runners at first and second what are you gonna do more than double go with a double to try and drive in the run to take the lead right back. Which Cubs pitcher has made the most opening day starts. Mordecai brown Fergie Jenkins. Rick Rusch -- or Carlos Zambrano. The comment -- get a colleague here pinch hit. I should bring with you today cousin Mike your cousin Mike is back. He helped out last time let's see if cousin Mike knows the answer to this one. Mike -- Cubs pitcher has made the most opening day starts. Is -- a Mordecai three finger brown. He Fergie Jenkins. C Rick Russell. -- It's awful. Got a runner coming then it's. We get this thing is you for -- coming -- okay. A lot of good throws them brought out. I don't see him having that many starts. I I got to go back to the old days. -- he's gonna -- to be honest with it. But we're gonna do come through with. Gut feel them go through figures. Three fingers over -- dad I mean. Just -- -- think I got Jeff -- what do you think. I really don't know it's a you know you help me -- yesterday I'm gonna go through dusty only got eight more countries and around. Cousin Mike was right in the opening round cousin Mike is wrong on this what you see. Fergie Jenkins cousin Mike thanks for coming along we go back over to John. Runners at first and third and it 22 game what are you wanna do your last week in the inning on the for single going for a single this would drive in Iran. And giving delete your question. For which of these teams did Alfonso Soriano not play. Athletics. Nationals. Rangers yankees one of these teams he didn't play for he didn't play for AB athletics. He did not play for the athletics he played for all the other three teams you are correct -- that put runs on the board and it gives you 832 lead after two innings. This one is coming down to the final at bat I can see it now that you could play a little trivia from home to try your luck and our Midas trivia question of the week. Go to CSN Chicago dot com. Click on the batter's box logo to submit your answer -- third and final lady is coming up after a timeout.