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.
Blue Jays prospect Max Pentecost leaves camp to evaluate future
Shi Davidi
Toronto Blue Jays catching prospect Max Pentecost has left camp to consider his future, with retirement among the possibilities, multiple industry sources told Sportsnet.
Why Blue Jays pitcher Tim Mayza could see time at first base
Shi Davidi
Pompey, Norris mishaps the latest woes for Blue Jays
Shi Davidi
Dalton Pompey and Bud Norris' unfortunate mishaps on Thursday are just the latest woes for an increasingly unlucky Toronto Blue Jays team.
Blue Jays' Tepera, Axford to miss start of season with elbow pain
Shi Davidi
The Toronto Blue Jays will be without relievers Ryan Tepera and John Axford, who both need more time to deal with elbow pain.
Thinning Blue Jays bullpen requires rethinking before opening day
Shi Davidi
Why the Blue Jays' Fortnite rule bodes well for their present and future
Shi Davidi
For the Toronto Blue Jays, the most consequential element of their private conversation about limiting video-game play is not in the minutiae of how much Fortnite will be tolerated in the clubhouse. But that the entire process was player-driven.
Blue Jays' Phelps staying patient in recovery from Tommy John surgery
Shi Davidi
David Phelps is nearing a return to the mound, although he won’t be ready in time to start the regular season with the Toronto Blue Jays, after Tommy John surgery last March 26. Since then it’s been nearly a year of uncomfortable healing, tedious rehabilitation and deliberate rebuilding of his pitching arm.
Blue Jays Notebook: Bichette prioritizes contact over power
Shi Davidi
Pace of change in sports highlighted at Sloan Analytics Conference
Shi Davidi
The 13th edition of the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference offered lots of insight at what’s happening now, and what’s coming especially for sports gambling, biometric tracking and fan analytics.