JEWISH BASEBALL NEWS — Here are your Players of the Day for Saturday (10/16/2010):

  • In game 2 of the American League Championship Series, 2B Ian Kinsler of the Texas Rangers went 1/3 with an RBI triple and a sacrifice as the Rangers defeated the New York Yankess 7-2; the series is tied 1-1. Kinsler’s first trip to the MLB playoffs is going exceptionally well. Over 7 games, he is batting .391 (5th among all players) with 3 HRs (2nd/tie), 7 RBIs (1st), 4 walks (2nd/tie), a .481 on-base percentage (2nd), and a .870 slugging percentage (3rd).
  • 2B Jason Kipnis went of the Peoria Javelinas went 1/2 with an RBI double in a 6-4 loss to the Scottsdale Scorpions. Though he is batting just .188 after 4 games, the Cleveland Indians prospect has 6 RBIs, tying him for 3rd most among all Arizona Fall League players.
  • C Ryan Lavarnway, also with the Javelinas, went 0/2 but walked twice in the 6-4 loss and gave up one stolen base. The Boston Red Sox prospect is batting .333 with 1 HR, 4 RBIs, and a .538 on-base percentage.

No Jewish baseball players were active on Sunday (10/17/2010).