Shi Davidi
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' Marco Estrada grateful for grinding final spring start
Shi Davidi
For Marco Estrada, the Blue Jays’ opening day starter, the grind in his final start before Monday's big outing in Baltimore against the Orioles was exactly what he wanted.
Blue Jays spring notebook: Blisters irritating Sanchez
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Blue Jays reliever Bo Schultz scheduled for elbow surgery
Shi Davidi
Toronto Blue Jays reliever Bo Schultz is scheduled for surgery on his right elbow Wednesday, with the scope of the procedure to be determined as it happens.
Blue Jays not concerned by tough Sanchez, Osuna outings
Shi Davidi
The challenge during spring training is to properly identify trends and performances that actually matter from those that don’t. Where the Monday night outings of Aaron Sanchez and Roberto Osuna stand in that regard is an interesting matter for the Blue Jays.
Mat Latos won't make Blue Jays roster, will remain with organization
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How the Blue Jays are increasing their focus on pitch framing
Shi Davidi
Pitch framing has become one of the most important skills for catchers, and Toronto Blue Jays catching co-ordinator Ken Huckaby is making sure the organization's backstops are well-equipped with this increasingly valuable ability.
Liriano, like rest of Blue Jays rotation, in fine form with spring ending
Shi Davidi
Francisco Liriano overcame a minor blip in his delivery early Sunday afternoon to drop another whack of swing-and-miss on an opponent, and much like everything else in the Toronto Blue Jays rotation this spring, it’s all good right now for the left-hander.
Mat Latos remains part of logjam for Blue Jays' final bullpen spot
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Canadian baseball prodigy Adam Hall ready for whatever in his draft year
Shi Davidi
While many kids grow up with athletic ability, few are prodigies. Canadian Adam Hall is a prodigy, and is prepared for whatever comes with the MLB Draft just a few months down the road.