On May 4, White Sox pitchers failed to record a strike out ending their 402-game streak of at least one whiff per contest. Who’s pitching staff has the current longest streak of striking out at least one batter in a game?
Answer to today’s question will be given along with our next challenge.
Answer to our last question: Second baseman Skip Schumaker became the eighth position player to pitch for the Dodgers since the team moved to Los Angeles in 1958. What former Padres position player was one of those 8 to pitch for the Dodgers?
ANSWER: On July 28, 2009 Mark Loretta pitched 1/3 of an inning in a blow our game against the Cardinals. He hit Matt Holiday with his first pitch, then retired Ryan Ludwick. It was the second time in his MLB career that Mark had pitched.
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