Shi Davidi
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Boasting an extensive national and global journalism career, Shi Davidi joined Sportsnet in 2011 as a MLB Insider and columnist for sportsnet.ca. As one of Sportsnet’s leading baseball insiders, Davidi brings fans the latest news from the Toronto Blue Jays clubhouse and from around the major leagues.
Mark Shapiro Q&A, Part 2: On minor-leagues, player development & more
Shi Davidi
Toronto Blue Jays CEO Mark Shapiro sat down with sportsnet.ca this week, and during a 30-minute conversation in his Rogers Centre office, touched on, well, just about everything.
Mark Shapiro Q&A, Part 1: Looking ahead to 2018 and beyond
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Blue Jays to review protective measures at Rogers Centre this off-season
Shi Davidi
The latest incident of a fan being hit by a foul ball has offered a renewed impetus for the Blue Jays to review the protective measures at Rogers Centre, something they plan to do during the off-season.
Estrada deal gives Blue Jays head start to challenging off-season
Shi Davidi
Extending Marco Estrada provides the Toronto Blue Jays a head start on what projects as a challenging off-season but more notably, gives them another piece for 2018 with no commitment beyond that.
Blue Jays nearing one-year extension with Marco Estrada
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Marcus Stroman's durability setting him apart from peers
Shi Davidi
As he closes in on another 200-inning season, Toronto Blue Jays starter Marcus Stroman is certainly proving himself durable in an age when it’s more and more difficult to do so.
Pitchers moving slower than ever despite MLB's pace of play push
Shi Davidi
Whether by design or not, pitchers across the game are doing the same thing, dragging the average time between pitches up to 23.8 seconds through the weekend’s play.
Former OHL pick sets sights on 2018 MLB draft as a pitcher
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Blue Jays doing all they can to be prepared for Otani sweepstakes
Shi Davidi
While the Toronto Blue Jays have rapidly picked up their scouting of Shohei Otani, actually securing his signature is both complicated and unlikely given his preferences.