Ben Nicholson-Smith
Covering the MLB and Toronto Blue Jays for Sportsnet since 2013, Ben Nicholson-Smith has established himself as one of the network’s leading baseball writers. Nicholson-Smith currently acts as the baseball editor for sportsnet.ca and contributes to Sportsnet magazine. He also co-hosts the At the Letters podcast and regularly appears on Sportsnet’s television and radio properties.
Yankees to Blue Jays: 'You’ve got to take some of your medicine'
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Yankees players insist that if the Blue Jays want to show emotion, they have to be prepared for other teams to do the same.
History hints at how Blue Jays would build potential wild-card roster
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Devastating loss of Marlins’ Jose Fernandez felt at Rogers Centre
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Hours before first pitch at Rogers Centre on Sunday, players absorbed the devastating news of Jose Fernandez's death in a pair of unusually subdued clubhouses.
Blue Jays' Liriano shows he can still deliver 'wow' factor
Ben Nicholson-Smith
When the Blue Jays acquired Francisco Liriano, he had a 5.46 ERA and more walks than any pitcher in the NL. A couple of months later, he's delivering vintage performances in Toronto.
Jays' Cecil trending well with sharper pitches, reliance on catchers
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Blue Jays' Donaldson awaiting MRI results on sore hip
Ben Nicholson-Smith
The right hip issue that’s bothering Josh Donaldson has lingered longer than expected, prompting the Toronto Blue Jays to get an MRI on the reigning AL MVP.
‘Whirlwind’ playoff scenarios possible in tightly packed AL East
Ben Nicholson-Smith
It’s really not that hard to imagine scenarios where the Blue Jays play tiebreaker games before the playoffs even begin. The Rays lived that craziness first-hand in 2013.
Which AL East team has September schedule advantage?
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Blue Jays-Red Sox rivalry only going to get more intriguing
Ben Nicholson-Smith
This year's Toronto Blue Jays-Boston Red Sox rivalry is already off to a strong start, and yet it's pretty clearly about to become more compelling on a lot of levels.