JEWISH BASEBALL NEWS — Here are your Players of the Day for Thursday (10/1/2010).

  • LF Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers hit an RBI single, drew a walk, and scored his 100th run of the season in a 9-2 win over the New York Mets. Braun is batting .306 and leads all MLB Jews with 25 HRs and 103 RBIs. According to, he is one of only 2 players in Brewers history to reach 100 RBIs and 100 runs in two consecutive seasons. Mets 1B Ike Davis entered the game as a pinch-hitter and went 0/2.
  • Rookie 3B Danny Valencia of the Minnesota Twins doubled, walked, and scored a run in a 13-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. Valencia, a Rookie of the Year hopeful who recently began hitting for power, leads all MLB rookies with a .323 batting average.