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5 things for the Cardinals to do in order to maintain momentum

DAN BUFFA, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT May 21, 2021

With the Chicago Cubs rolling into town for the first time in two years and a lineup that is starting to come together, the St. Louis Cardinals are poised to make a statement as May turns the corner to June. Can the Birds keep it going, or will they hit...

Joc Pederson taking a swing against the Washington Nationals on Aug. 12, 2015. Photo: Hillel Kuttler

Baseball 2017: Here are the Jewish major leaguers to watch

By Ron Kaplan, JTA April 13, 2017

In baseball, they say time begins on Opening Day. Everyone has a chance for a fresh start. Most of the old familiar names are back, although some have new addresses. If you count Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus, there are nine Jews who begin the year...

Kevin Pillar hitting against the Baltimore Orioles, May 12, 2015. At least one observer sees the Toronto Blue Jays’ outfielder as the best Jewish player in baseball. (Hillel Kuttler)

Baseball’s back: Here’s a look at 8 Jewish major leaguers and a manager

mbrodsky April 3, 2016

(JTA) – Will Joc Pederson rebound from his second-half struggles of last season? Can Kevin Pillar build on his strong 2015 campaign? Will injuries derail one-time MVP Ryan Braun?These are some of the questions to be answered as these Jewish players...

Opening Day Prospects for the Cardinals

April 2, 2015

Opening day of the baseball season has just about arrived. There is nothing like it. Full of hope, opportunity and anticipation.The Cardinals will open the season against their long-time rivals, the Chicago Cubs, in historic Wrigley Field, with the added...

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