By Ron Kaplan, contributor

Mixed Mazel of the Day: Ryan Braun doubled (#4) in three at-bats, scoring one run and driving in another as the Milwaukee Brewers (10-11) beat the visiting Cincinnati Reds (10-10), 11-4. From

Ryan Braun played part of the game in pain after fouling three pitches off his left foot during one of his early at-bats, then exited in the sixth with the Brewers leading, 10-5, because he was having trouble moving around. Braun said X-rays were negative, so he is day to day.

“That has to be a record,” he joked of his trio of tough-luck foul tips.

Scott Feldman gets the start for the Reds tonight against the Brewers.

Craig Breslow did not appear for the Minnesota Twins (9-10) in their 3-2 win over the visiting Texas Rangers.

Anti-Mazel of the Day: Kevin Pillar‘s hitting streak came to an end in the Toronto Blue Jays’ 3-2 loss to the host LA Angels. Pillar, who had hit in 11 straight, was 0-f0r-3 with a walk and a strike out. The Jays fell to 3-15.

Co-Anti-Mazel: The LA Dodgers placed Joc Pederson on the disabled list after he came up hobbled running the bases in Sunday’s game. According to the story on ESPN posted earlier in the day, “The Dodgers have now put 12 different players on the DL since Opening Day, an alarming number since they have played only 19 games.” They lost to the Giants last night, 2-1, to bring their record to 9-11.

Alex Bregman (Houston Astros), Ian Kinsler (Detroit Tigers) and Danny Valencia (Seattle Mariners) had Monday off.

The Phillies have acquired Team Israel’s Ty Kelly from the Toronto Blue Jays.

Ron Kaplan (@RonKaplanNJ) hosts Kaplan’s Korner, a blog about Jews and sports. He is the author of three books, including The Jewish Olympics: The History of the Maccabiah Games and the forthcoming Hank Greenberg in 1938: Hatred and Home Runs in the Shadow of War.

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