Earlier than COVID-19 upended the world at massive, the most important story coming into the MLB season was the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal. To followers, it could appear to be that every one occurred years in the past, however it might seem that different MLB groups haven’t forgotten. Throughout a scrimmage towards the Royals on Tuesday, Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman have been each hit by pitches in consecutive at bats. Later within the sport, George Springer was plunked as nicely. Positive, gamers get hit typically and perhaps these pitches simply received away, but it surely would not appear to be a coincidence that Houston’s three most high-profile gamers have been all victims of a beanball in the identical sport. That could be one thing these three, together with the remainder of Houston’s lineup, ought to get accustomed to over the following few months.
Which brings us to in the present day’s quiz of the day. Through the 2019 MLB season, 35 gamers have been hit by 10 or extra pitches through the common season. Just one performed for the Astros, one thing that can doubtless change in 2020. So with that in thoughts, what number of are you able to title in 5 minutes?