You are a self-proclaimed Minnesota Twins and/or baseball fan. Baseball is your perpetual valentine, despite your actual relationship status. You proudly tell anyone who will listen that you watch every single game and even skip social events to do so. When you can’t get out of one, you purposely schedule meetups at sports bars so that you won’t miss a single inning.
Instructions: Pick the Minnesota Twin from the three given options. Keep in mind that every option listed below is an actual MLB player from the same position. A correct answer is worth 1 point, and there is no penalty for an incorrect response. The bonus questions is also worth 1 point. As an extra challenge, try and guess the other two players in the group.
1. Catcher: Mitch Garver
2. First Base: Miguel Sano
3. Second Base: Luis Arraez
4. Third Base: Josh Donaldson
5. Shortstop: Jorge Polanco
6. Right Field: Max Kepler
7. Center Field: Byron Buxton
8. Left Field: Eddie Rosario
9. DH: Nelson Cruz
10. BONUS: Which player’s birthday is closest to Valentine’s Day?
The answers are beyond this point. Do not scroll past this conveniently placed video of one my most beloved grand slam if you have not completed the challenge.
B, A, A, B, B, C, A, B, C, C
Catcher A: Yasmani Grandal, Catcher C: James McCann
First Base B: Matt Olson, First Base C: Paul Goldschmidt
Second Base B: Ketel Marte, Second Base C: Jose Altuve
Third Base A: Matt Chapman, Third Base C: Eduardo Escobar
Shortstop A: Marcus Semien, Shortstop C: Amed Rosario
LF A: Michael Conforto, LF B: Jorge Soler
CF B: Lorenzo Cain, CF C: Kevin Pillar
RF A: J.D. Martinez, RF C: Juan Soto
DH A: Yordan Alvarez, DH B: Shohei Ohtani
Birthdays: Sergio Romo - March 4th, Max Kepler - February 10th, Tyler Clippard - February 14th, Alex Avila - January 29th
If you got:
8-10: You are a Twins champion
5-7: It's no question that you are a Twins fan, but there is always room for improvement
2-4: You watch a game here and there, but your television isn't loyal to Fox Sports North during the baseball season
0-1: You aren't an expert....yet.
How many answers did you get correct? Leave your score in the comments below.
Happy Birthday Tyler!
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