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Thursday 24 Nissan, 5774 - April 24, 2014

Post Passover Jewish Jocks Sports Report
baseball Baseball (MLB)
As of April 21, outfielder Ryan Braun (Jewish father) was batting .306 with 6 home runs,16 runs and 16 runs-batted-in for the Milwaukee Brewers. Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Craig Breslow posted a 1.80 earned-run-average in 4 game appearances as of April 21. First baseman Ike Davis was traded from the NY Mets to Pittsburgh, and in his first three games with the Pirates, he has 5 hits in 13 at-bats, with 4 runs and 4 RBI and one home run. As of April 21, Davis was batting .270 in 15 games, with 2 home runs and 9 RBI. As of April 17, Houston Astros' pitcher Scott Feldman (Jewish father) had a 2-1 won-loss record with a 1.69 ERA in 26 2/3 innings pitched in 4 starts. He is on the disabled list with a sore arm. Detroit Tigers' second baseman Ian Kinsler (Jewish father) was batting .309 as of April 21. He has 12 runs, 11 RBI and 2 home runs.

Men's Basketball (NBA)
Omri Casspi did not play in the Houston Rockets' 104-98 victory over San Antonio on April 14. On April 16, he started just his second game of the season, and scored 9 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 29 minutes of playing time, as the Rockets were grounded by New Orleans, 100-105. The Rockets finished the regular season with a 54-28 won-loss record. Casspi scored 490 points (6.9 avg.) and grabbed 260 rebounds (3.7 avg.) in 71 games in the 2013-14 regular season. His career totals for five seasons are 2524 points (7.7 avg.) and 1258 rebounds (3.8 avg.) in 327 games.


Men's Basketball (Euroleague)
David Blu (Bluthenthal) scored 16 points and grabbed 4 rebounds for Maccabi Tel Aviv in their 75-63 victory over Armani Milano on April 21, as Maccabi is gearing up for the final four.

basketball Women's Basketball (Israeli Elite League)
Sport Club Ashdod defeated Elitzur Ramle 78-64 in the second game of the best-of-five championship series on April 10. Shiran Tseiri scored 14 points for Ashdod. Naama Shafir scored 5 points, grabbed 6 rebounds and dished out 6 assists for Ramle. Ramle won the game on April 17, 77-68, Michal Epshtein scored 10 points for Ramle and Noa Ganor scored 6 points for Ashdod. The next game is on April 24 in Ashdod, and Ashdod leads the series 2 games to 1.

Women's Golf (LPGA)
Morgan Pressel has made the cut in all 8 events she has played thus far this year, with a scoring average of 70.688 and earnings of $193,005.

hockey Ice Hockey (NHL)
Calgary Flames' Mike Cammalleri was the top Jewish scorer in the NHL in the 2013-14 season, as he netted 26 goals and contributed 19 assists for a total of 45 points in 63 games. He has the all-time NHL Jewish goals record, with 236 in his career, and is second among Jewish players with 502 career points in 669 regular season games. Jeff Halpern had 12 points (5 goals and 7 assists) in 2013-14, playing for the Phoenix Coyotes. In 976 career regular season games, he has 152 goals and 221 assists. He leads all active Jewish NHL players with 641 career penalty minutes. Eric Nystrom scored 21 points (15 goals and 6 assists) in 79 games for the Nashville Predators this season.
runner Women's Running
On April 19, 21 year old Olga Lansky broke a record that had been held for 42 years. She ran the 100 meter dash at a track meet at Hadar Yosef in Tel Aviv in 11.42 seconds, quickest time ever for an Israeli woman sprinter. The previous record, 11.45 seconds, established in 1972, was held by Esther Roth-Shahamorov.
tennis2 Women's Tennis (WTA)
Through 9 events she has played in 2014, Shahar Peer has a 6-9 won-loss record in singles and a 3-3 doubles record, with earnings of $93,393.


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