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.
Lots of work awaits Blue Jays, AL East rivals at Winter Meetings
Ben Nicholson-Smith
In recent years the Toronto Blue Jays have been relatively quiet at the Winter Meetings. It wouldn't be a surprise to see that trend reversed in 2016, because team decision makers still have a long list of needs.
Blue Jays notebook: Atkins endorses Gibbons as 'elite' manager
Ben Nicholson-Smith
MLB owners, players agree to new five-year CBA
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Baseball’s run of labour peace will continue, after MLB’s players and owners reached a tentative five-year deal on a new collective bargaining agreement with hours to spare and the possibility of a lockout looming.
Non-tender deadline creates tough calls, opportunity for Blue Jays
Ben Nicholson-Smith
There’s really no such thing as a splashy non-tender pickup, but Friday's deadline will at least infuse the market with options that could represent opportunities to the Toronto Blue Jays.
Baseball world in suspense as CBA deadline looms
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Bobby Meacham to manage Blue Jays' triple-A Buffalo affiliate in 2017
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Bobby Meacham will manage the Toronto Blue Jays' top affiliate in 2017, replacing Gary Allenson as the field boss for the Buffalo Bisons.
Blue Jays showing interest in free agent left-hander Jerry Blevins
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Short on left-handed relief following the departure of Brett Cecil, the Toronto Blue Jays are showing interest in Jerry Blevins.
Brett Cecil leaves Blue Jays, agrees to 4-year deal with Cardinals
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Blue Jays add three prospects to 40-man roster
Ben Nicholson-Smith
The Toronto Blue Jays added three prospects to their 40-man roster Friday before the deadline for protecting players from the upcoming Rule 5 Draft.