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Thursday 22 Iyar, 5774 - May 22, 2014


Baseball (MLB):
Boston Red Sox pitcher Craig Breslow has a 2-0 won-loss record with a 3.65 earned-run-average as of May 18, 2014. He has appeared in 12 games this season, and has recorded 12 strike outs in 12 1/3 innings pitched. Texas Rangers' pitcher Aaron Poreda has a 1-0 won-loss record this season. He has a 2.45 ERA in 11 innings in 12 game appearances as of May 18. Houston Astros' pitcher Scott Feldman (Jewish father) has a 2-1 won-loss record as of May 14. He has 18 strike-outs in 37 2/3 innings in 6 starts. Josh Zeid has a 4.05 ERA in 6 2/3 innings in 6 game appearances for Houston as of May 16.

Detroit Tigers' second baseman Ian Kinsler (Jewish father) has a .315 batting average with 11 doubles, 4 home runs and 20 runs-batted-in after 39 games played as of May 18, Tigers' manager Brad Ausmus has led them to a 27-12 won-loss record thus far. Milwaukee Brewers' right fielder Ryan Braun (Jewish father) has a .311 batting average with 6 HR and 18 RBI in 27 games as of May 18. Kansas City Royals third baseman Danny Valencia is batting .283 with one HR and 4 RBI in 14 games as of May 15. Pittsburgh Pirates' first baseman Ike Davis is batting .250 with 2 HR and 12 RBI in 38 games as of May 18. Chicago Cubs' centerfielder Ryan Kalish (Jewish father) is batting .250 with 4 RBI in 35 games as of May 18. Toronto Blue Jays' centerfielder Kevin Pillar has had 2 hits in 12 at-bats in 6 games as of May 18. Minnesota Twins' centerfielder Sam Fuld (Jewish father) is on the disabled list with a possible concussion. As of May 7, he was batting .232 with 1 HR and 7 RBI in 20 games.


Basketball (Euroleague):
Maccabi Tel Aviv won the Euroleague championship for the 6th time. In the semi-final game of the Final Four, on May 16, Maccabi narrowly defeated CSKA Moscow 68-67. David Blu (Bluthenthal) made 5 three-pointers and scored 15 points. Alex Tyus scored 10 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. In the final game on May 18, Tel Aviv defeated Real Madrid 98-86 in overtime. David Blu scored 14 points and Alex Tyus scored 12 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. The Final Four was held in Milan, Italy.

golf Men's Golf (Champions Tour):
Bruce "Flash" Fleisher was back in action on the links last week. As of May 18, he has made the cut in all 4 events he has played in 2014, with a scoring average of 72.54 and earnings of $18,725.
golf Women's Golf (LPGA):
As of May 18, Morgan Pressel has made the cut in 10 of 11 events she has played this year, with 2 top-ten finishes. She has a 71.357 scoring average and has earned $199,681 thus far this year.
tennis2 Women's Tennis (WTA):
As of May 18, 2014, Shahar Peer was ranked 86th in the World on the WTA circuit. In 11 events she has played in 2014 thus far, she has a singles won- loss record of 8-11 and a doubles record of 4-4, with earnings of $102,103,


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