PHOENIX -- Meet Brad Ziegler, the most knowledgeable man in baseball.
Ziegler, a right-hander in the Diamondbacks' bullpen, blushes when he hears that, and he would argue the point. But it might just be true, at least where the rules are concerned.
Ziegler received some national attention earlier this week when he scored a perfect 10 on a test of baseball rules put together by ESPN.com's Jayson Stark. Ziegler was one of 30 or so players who accepted the challenge, and he was the only one who answered all 10 questions correctly. He lit up Twitter for a day or two afterward.
"You could have picked 10 other random questions and I might get three of them right," Ziegler said in his normal self-deprecating way.
"Those 10 I just happened to know."
Those 10, and a probably lot more. Ziegler, 32, does take pride in knowing the rules because, to him, it is all in a day's work.
"It's my job. It's what I do for a living, so I might as well be ...