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Monday 24 Nisan 5775 - April 13, 2015
major league baseball

Baseball (MLB):
The Oakland A's once again have the most Jewish MLB players on their roster. First baseman Ike Davis is batting .313 and outfielder Sam Fuld (Jewish father) is batting .350 for the A's. First baseman Nate Freiman is currently on the 15-day disabled list. Toronto Blue Jays' outfielder Kevin Pillar is batting .250, Milwaukee Brewers' outfielder Ryan Braun (Jewish father) is batting .200, and LA Dodgers' outfielder Joc Pederson is batting .176. Detroit Tigers' second baseman Ian Kinsler (Jewish father) has gotten off to a terrific start, batting ,455 (10 hits in 22 at-bats, with 7 runs-batted-in), with a double and a triple in his first 5 games of the season. On the pitcher's mound, Jason Marquis is back in the Big Leagues, and he has struck out 7 batters in 6 innings for the Cincinnati Reds, and has a 4.50 earned-run-average. Scott Feldman (Jewish father) has a 1.35 ERA for the Houston Astros. He has a 0-1 won-loss record. Boston Red Sox' Craig Breslow has struck out 2 batters in 3 innings, and has not given up any runs.

Basketball (NBA):
Omri Casspi has been on a hot streak of late. He has started all 6 games this month for the Sacramento Kings, averaging 18.5 points and 5 rebounds in over 33 minutes of playing time. On April 7, he established a personal best in his 6-year NBA career, scoring 31 points to help the Kings to victory over Minnesota, 116-111. Casspi achieved a milestone, by reaching 3000 points and 1500 rebounds in his NBA career. He has demonstrated much improvement in his shot selection, and has made 48.5% of his field goals (including 40.5% of his three-pointers), and 73.5% of his free-throws.
Women's Collegiate Ten-pin Bowling:
Liat Vizenfeld helped her team with crucial strikes in the NCAA Championships, but it was to no avail, as the Fairleigh Dickinson University Knights bowed out to last year's champion Sam Houston State in the 3rd round of the prestigious event. The Knights achieved one of the best winning percentages in the nation during the 2014-15 season.
Women's Golf (LPGA):
Morgan Pressel has made the cut in 6 of 7 events she has played in 2015. She has one top-10 finish, and has earned $212,545 thus far this year. Pressel has a 71.62 scoring average for 26 rounds.
Ice Hockey (NHL):
New Jersey Devils' Mike Cammalleri has 42 points (27 goals and 15 assists) in 68 games this season.
Carter Camper has 50 points (15 goals and 35 assists) for the Binghamton Senators.
(Swedish Hockey League):
Linkopings HC made it to the semi finals before being eliminated. Jacob Micflikier had 7 points (5 goals and 2 assists) for them in the playoffs.
(Austrian Hockey League):
Brett Sterling has 11 points (6 goals and 5 assists), 20 penalty minutes, and a +12 rating in 9 playoff games for EC Salzburg.
Women's Kayak:
Jessica Fox has a pair of first place finishes and a pair of second place finishes in four races in two events--the Australian Open and the (Australian) National Championships, thus far in 2015. The winner of an Olympic silver medal in London in 2012 is gearing up for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Men's Tennis (ATP):
Dudi Sela is ranked 112th in the World. He has a 3-4 won-loss record and has earned $97,820 thus far this year.
Women's Tennis (WTA):
Shahar Peer is ranked 118th in the World. She has a singles' won-loss record of 4-8 and a doubles' record of 1-3, with earnings of $51,524. Julia Glushko (Jewish father) is ranked 130th in the World. She has an 8-7 record in singles and a 0-1 record in doubles, and she has earned $19,916 thus far this year.

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