JEWISH BASEBALL NEWS — Here are your Players of the Day for Friday (9/24/2010):

  • Rookie 1B Ike Davis of the New York Mets went 3/4 and scored once in a 3-2 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies. A 9th-inning double was his 32nd two-bagger of the season, second-highest among N.L. rookies. Davis is tied for 3rd among N.L. rookies in HRs (18), RBIs (69) and runs (69), but also has the most strikeouts (132).
  • 2B Ian Kinsler of the Texas Rangers doubled, singled, and scored a run in a 10-3 win over the Oakland A’s. In a season shortened by injury, the 28-year-old Tucson, Ariz., native is batting .290 with 9 HRs, 45 RBIs, a .381 on-base percentage and 13 stolen bases in 18 tries.

And now, your Jewish Star of the Day:

  • LF Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers smacked a 2-run single and an RBI double in a 6-2 win over the Florida Marlins. The 2007 N.L. Rookie of the Year is batting .308 with 23 HRs, 96 RBIs, a career-high 43 doubles, and 14 stolen bases in 17 attempts.