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The first News Quiz of September is gearing up for pennant race baseball

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) (Nam Y. Huh/AP)

The non-waiver Trade Deadline came and went more than a month ago, but that doesn't mean that contenders are done trying to give their rosters a leg up in the pennant chase. Case in point: Just this week, the Angels added Justin Upton (and said goodbye to Cameron Maybin) while the Astros bolstered their rotation with some guy named Justin Verlander (and said hello to Cameron Maybin).
Of course, there was also plenty of non-Cameron Maybin-related news this week: Giancarlo kept slugging, the Indians kept winning and the Baseball Gods finally brought Clayton Kershaw back into our lives. How much do you remember? Prove it with this week's MLB News Quiz: