JEWISH BASEBALL NEWS — The San Francisco Giants took Game 1 of the 2010 World Series on Wednesday (10/27/2010), defeating the Texas Rangers 11-7.

Rangers 2B Ian Kinsler, the lone Jew in the Series, had a mixed game. He scored once and reached base twice, drawing a walk in the 7th inning and getting an infield hit in the 8th. He also helped turn a double play.

But Kinsler hit into a bases-loaded double play in the 1st inning. And he was tagged out after rounding 1st base on his 8th-inning single. Kinsler thought 2B Freddy Sanchez’s wide throw went past 1B Aubrey Huff, but Huff dove to save the ball and then retired him.

Rangers previously invincible SP Cliff Lee took the loss, yielding six earned runs over 4-and-2/3 innings. Game 2 of the seven-game series takes place tonight (10/28/2010) in San Francisco.