Today is Tuesday. "Tuesday" begins with a "T". "Trivia" also begins with a "T". It is an alliteration too good to pass up. Plus, Trivia is fun. So now, let's test your knowledge (or at least your ability to Google search).
Last month I challenged you with this Birdo:
Many of you correctly identified the player in question as...
Trevor Rosenthal after striking out Mark Ellis to close out the 2013 NLCS against the Dodgers.
Congrats to all who answered correctly!
Now for today’s challenge...
Who is this?
- In 2015 he ranked in the top ten in the National League in winning percentage, wins, ERA, strikeouts per nine, and home runs allowed per nine
- In 2015 he led the Cardinals in pitchers with 184 strikeouts (thirteenth in the National League)
- He made the All-Star rooster in 2015
Spoiler-tag your answers below!
what else is going on in baseball...
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- Marcus Stroman Deserves To Start, But John Gibbons Must Play His Cards Right | Bluebird Banter
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- Who is the most valuable player for every playoff team? | Sports on Earth
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- You knew David Ortiz was great, but you didn't know he was THIS great | SBNation.com
- The Diamondbacks fired everybody | SBNation.com
- Marlins fire Barry Bonds, Lenny Harris | Fish Stripes
- Walt Weiss steps down as Colorado Rockies manager | Purple Row
- Korean bat flip | ESPN
what the cardinals are up to...
- FanGraphs: Carpenter just did what he never had before | Derrick Goold: Bird Land | stltoday.com
- Cardinals undecided on picking up Garcia's option | St. Louis Cardinals | stltoday.com
- Hummel: A look at the Cardinals' games that got away | St. Louis Cardinals | stltoday.com
- The Cardinals went home-run crazy in 2016, but was it an outlier? | 101Sports.com
KNOW THINE ENEMY...
the nl central
- Cubs veterans take care of youngsters | cubs.com
- How the Cubs Stack Up Within Baseball History | FanGraphs Baseball