2010 (March) In Major League Baseball
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On March 10, Nomar Garciaparra signs a one day contract with the
Boston Red Sox, and announces his retirement from baseball as a
member of his original franchise at City of Palms Park in Fort
Myers, Florida before the Sox's Spring training game against the
Tampa Bay Rays. Garciaparra then threw out the ceremonial first
pitch to his teammate at both Georgia Tech and with the Red Sox,
2) Who is the outfielder that announces his retirement a
month after signing a Minor League contract with the Los Angeles
Dodgers on March 11?
- Babe Detrickson
- Brian Giles
- Steve Monday
- Gene Reynolds
3) Though John Smoltz has yet to officially
retire, Turner Sports announces that Smoltz will serve as one of
their guest analysts for national broadcasts and will serve the
same role for the 45 Atlanta Braves games that Peachtree
Television will broadcast this season. Smoltz also joined the MLB
Network's on-air roster the same day.
4) Former major league infielder Chuck Knoblauch
pleads guilty to misdemeanor assault on his common-law wife.
Knoblauch entered his plea in exchange for deferred-adjudication
probation. He was also fined. What was the
amount of his fine?
5) Texas Rangers manager calls a press conference
apologizing for using and testing positive for cocaine during the
first half of the 2009 season. A day later, Washington admits to
having smoked marijuana and taken amphetamines during his playing
career. Who is the Texas Rangers manager?
- A.J. Hinge
- Tedd Knight
- Buck Showalter
- Ron Washington
6) Major League Baseball announces that the
Florida Marlins and New York Mets' three-game set on June 28 - 30
has been moved from Miami. Where is the game
- Caracas, Venezuelan
- Mexico City, Mexico
- San Juan, Puerto Rico
- Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
7) On March 21, reigning American League MVP Joe
Mauer signs an eight year contract extension with the Minnesota
Twins that will take him through the 2018 season.
How much was his contract extension worth?
- $8.4 million
8) The ex-MLB pitcher is charged with driving
under the influence of drugs and leaving the scene of a
two-vehicle accident around 9 A.M. on March 23 in Franklin Lakes,
New Jersey. He had a child in his vehicle at the time of the
crash. Who is the ex-MLB pitcher?
- Dwight Gooden
- Morgan Earl
- Bob Cummings
- Doc Reynolds
9) Also on March 23, Jose Canseco announces on
Twitter that the FBI was about to visit his house and that he has
been subpoenaed to appear before a grand jury investigating
whether a former MLB player lied to Congress when he denied using
performance-enhancing drugs. Who was the former MLB
- Roger Clemens
- Mark McGuire
- Sammy Sosa
- Morgan Sutton
10) On March 31, Minnesota Twins outfielder
Denard Span hits his mother, Wanda Wilson, in the chest with a
foul ball in the top of the first inning of an exhibition game
with the New York Yankees at George M. Steinbrenner Field.
Paramedics checked on Wilson, who declined to go to a local