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.
Why the Blue Jays have payroll flexibility beyond 2018
Ben Nicholson-Smith
The Toronto Blue Jays have considerable financial freedom beyond 2018 and that flexibility’s worth watching as the club pursues upgrades.
Granderson deal shouldn't prevent Blue Jays from addressing other needs
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Blue Jays arbitration primer: Donaldson could land record-setting deal
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Josh Donaldson leads a large and expensive class of arbitration-eligible Toronto Blue Jays that could cost the club upwards of $45 million in 2018 salaries.
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
Week ahead has potential to be busy for Blue Jays, rival MLB teams
Ben Nicholson-Smith
It's been a quiet off-season so far, but the week ahead could be a busy one around MLB and for the Toronto Blue Jays in particular.
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
Are Blue Jays a realistic option for Sabathia? They appear to hope so
Ben Nicholson-Smith
If Sabathia’s open to leaving New York, Atkins sounds more than ready to build on a relationship a long time in the making.