JEWISH BASEBALL NEWS — Here are your Players of the Day for Wednesday (9/29/2010).

It was Jew vs. Jew in a double-header between the Milwaukee Brewers and the New York Mets. Here’s how the match-up went:

  • LF Ryan Braun carried the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-1 win in Game 2 with a two-run double, his career-high 44th two-bagger. Braun is batting .306 this season and leads MLB Jews with 25 HRs and 102 RBIs. He went 1/5 in Game 1, which the Brewers won 8-7.
  • Rookie 1B Ike Davis of the New York Mets went 0/4 in the double-header but drew 4 walks and hit a sacrifice fly. The 23-year-old has shown improving judgment at the plate in recent months; so far in September he has raised his batting average from .248 to .266, and his on-base percentage from .331 to .354.

In other games:

  • Rookie 3B Danny Valencia of the Minnesota Twins singled 3 times in a 4-2 win over the Kansas City Royals. It was his 10th game with 3 or more hits since being called up from the minors in June but his first since Sept. 2. Valencia, who recently has been hitting more for power than average, leads all MLB rookies with a .323 batting average.