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Monday 22 Av 5774 - Aug 18, 2014
mlb Baseball (MLB)
Rookie manager Brad Ausmus' Detroit Tigers have slipped to second place in the American League Central Division, with a 65-54 won-loss record, 1/2 game behind the Kansas City Royals. Tigers' second baseman Ian Kinsler (Jewish father) is batting. .287 with 11 home runs and 63 runs-batted-in. Milwaukee Brewers' left fielder Ryan Braun (Jewish father) is batting .279 with 14 HR and 67 RBI. Oakland A's center fielder Sam Fuld (Jewish father) is batting .260 with 2 HR and 21 RBI. Toronto Blue Jays' third baseman Danny Valencia is batting .289 with 2 HR and 13 RBI. Pittsburgh Pirates' first baseman Ike Davis is batting .238 with 8 HR and 38 RBI. On the pitcher's mound, Houston Astros' Scott Feldman (Jewish father) has a 6-9 won-loss record with a 4.45 earned-run-average in 129 1/3 innings in 22 games. He has struck out 71 batters and walked 40 this season. Boston Red Sox' Craig Breslow has a 2-3 won-loss record and a 4.74 ERA in 43 2/3 innings in 45 games. He has struck out 27 batters and walked 24.
mlb Refuah Shlayma: Houston Astros' relief pitcher Josh Zeid is still recuperating from surgery, and could use a "refuah shlayma" for a quick and complete recovery. His Hebrew name is Yehoshua ben Karna. Zeid has played two seasons with the Astros, and is looking forward to being back in action next season.
basketball Basketball (Israeli Men's National Team):
On August 10, playing a "home" game in Cyprus because of the situation, Team Israel lost to Montenegro, 97-100 in overtime. Omri Casspi scored 28 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, and dished off 5 assists. Gal Mekel contributed 19 points, 3 rebounds and 6 assists. On August 13, led by Guy Pnini (16 points) and Lior Eliyahu (12 points), Team Israel beat the Dutch team, 66-57 in Holland.
golf Women's Golf (LPGA):
Morgan Pressel has made the cut in 14 of 18 events this year. She has a 71.556 scoring average and earnings of $260,205.
soccer football Soccer (MLS):
Playing for Sporting Kansas City, midfielder Benny Feilhaber (Jewish father) has scored 3 goals (9 shots-on-goal) and has 5 assists in 22 games this year. Kansas City goalkeeper Andy Gruenebaum has a 4-1-1 (won-loss-tie) record this season. He has played 495 minutes in 6 games, giving up just 7 goals, and making 16 saves.

Men's Tennis (ATP):
Dudi Sela has a singles' won-loss record of 16-18 and a doubles' record of 1-3 with combined earnings of $297,005 this year. He is ranked 84th in the World.

tennis2 Women's Tennis (WTA):
In the 19 events she has played in 2014, Shahar Peer has a 12-19 singles' won-loss record and a doubles' record of 11-10. She has recorded earnings of $211,209 this year, and is currently ranked 164th in the World.
tennis2 Women's Tennis (WTA):
Shahar Peer is ranked 164th in the World. After 19 events in 2014, she has a 12-19 singles' won-loss record and an 11-10 doubles' won-loss record. Peer has earned $211,209 thus far in 2014.


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