Ben Nicholson-Smith
@bnicholsonsmith
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. Currently the baseball editor for sportsnet.ca, he also co-hosts the At the Letters podcast and regularly appears on Sportsnet’s television and radio properties.
Granderson deal shouldn't prevent Blue Jays from addressing other needs
Ben Nicholson-Smith
The addition of Curtis Granderson warrants a closer look, not only because of Granderson himself but because of who came before him and what his arrival suggests about the moves that will follow.
Blue Jays arbitration primer: Donaldson could land record-setting deal
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Five bold predictions for the 2018 MLB season
Ben Nicholson-Smith
In its own way, every baseball season is unpredictable, but these five predictions are sure to come true in 2018.
My favourite byline of 2017: Ben Nicholson-Smith
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Over the holidays we’ll be re-visiting Sportsnet staff writers’ favourite pieces from 2017. Today: Ben Nicholson-Smith explains why a piece about the changing value of power in baseball tops his list.
Week ahead has potential to be busy for Blue Jays, rival MLB teams
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Blue Jays notebook: No more untouchables in MLB trade talks?
Ben Nicholson-Smith
As the Josh Donaldson trade rumours persist it becomes clearer that, all across baseball, the days of placing players completely off-limits appear to be over.
Blue Jays notebook: Could pitching depth facilitate trades?
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Not only are the Blue Jays' middle relievers effective, they're affordable to all 30 teams.
Are Blue Jays a realistic option for Sabathia? They appear to hope so
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Blue Jays notebook: John Gibbons a fan of 'workhorse' CC Sabathia
Ben Nicholson-Smith
John Gibbons wasn’t in attendance at the Blue Jays’ meeting with CC Sabathia Tuesday, but the manager made it clear that he’d like to add to his rotation in a meaningful way.