MLB

Team Israel to boast current MLBers on its World Baseball Classic roster

The MLB will permit players to compete in the World Baseball Classic only if they are citizens of the country they represent or eligible to become one.

By HILLEL KUTTLER/ JTA
15/10/2022

Astros Jewish secret weapon for the Playoffs

Astros manager Dusty Baker hopes matzah ball soup will give his team a playoffs boost

By MATT SAMUELS/JTA
08/10/2022

Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully’s classic call of Sandy Koufax game

In the immediate aftermath of Scully’s death this week, one particular broadcast stood out: Scully’s call of Koufax’s perfect game on Sept. 9, 1965.

By RACHEL KOPS/JTA
04/08/2022

Jewish pitcher Eric Reyzelman drafted by the New York Yankees

The New York Yankees selected the Jewish Louisiana State University pitcher 160th overall in the fifth round of the Major League Baseball draft on Monday.

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA
19/07/2022

Blue-and-white manager Kinsler talks Israeli baseball, Judaism

Ian Kinsler played for five teams, including the Texas Rangers, Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Angels, San Diego Padres and the Boston Red Sox.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
17/07/2022

Jewish pitcher Eric Reyzelman throws 100 mph. Is it enough for the MLB draft?

Judaism has always been a key aspect of Reyzelman’s identity, including on the mound.

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA
15/07/2022

Will Orthodox MLB draft pick Elie Kligman's younger brother follow him?

Elie Kligman is one of the first two Orthodox Jewish players ever picked in a Major League Baseball draft.

By ROB CHARRY/JTA
30/04/2022

All the Jewish Major League Baseball players we’ll see in 2022

Here is a full rundown of what Jewish fans can look for in 2022, starting with the Jewish players on Opening Day rosters.

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA
07/04/2022
Gabe Kapler dives to get the out

Gabe Kapler wins top baseball manager award after historic season

San Francisco lost to their division rivals, the Los Angeles Dodgers, in the division series of the playoffs. Kapler’s award is based on the team’s regular season performance.

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA
18/11/2021

Max Fried wins second consecutive Gold Glove Award

The 27-year-old left-hander beat out fellow finalists Zach Davies of the Chicago Cubs and Zack Wheeler of the Philadelphia Phillies for the award.

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA
09/11/2021
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