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.
Scott Boras rips Blue Jays over handling of Sanchez salary
Shi Davidi
The Toronto Blue Jays have renewed the 2017 contract of all-star right-hander Aaron Sanchez for the major-league minimum of $535,000, a decision influential agent Scott Boras described as the "harshest treatment any team could provide a player."
Canada will need strong future turnout to change WBC fortunes
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Jose Bautista helps Dominican Republic fight off Colombia at WBC
Shi Davidi
Saved by a perfect Jose Bautista throw home in the bottom of the ninth, the Dominican Republic fought off the relentless Colombians for a riveting 10-3, 11-inning win that clinched Pool C and kept alive Canada’s faint hopes of advancing at the World Baseball Classic.
Raptors still struggling to piece together scrambled puzzle
Shi Davidi
Over a span of just under three weeks the Toronto Raptors have made a pair of transformative deals, lost franchise pillar Kyle Lowry to a wrist injury and struggled to effectively piece together their scrambled puzzle.
Sloppy loss leaves Canada in need of help to advance at WBC
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Blue Jays' Dalton Pompey leaves WBC game with mild dizziness
Shi Davidi
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Dalton Pompey exited Canada’s 4-1 loss to Colombia on Saturday under Major League Baseball’s concussion protocol due to mild dizziness that came after his face slammed into the dirt while stealing a base.
Eric Gagne's 'love of the game' fuelling comeback attempt
Shi Davidi
Nearly two decades after his MLB debut, Eric Gagne is representing Canada at the World Baseball Classic at age 41, a first step, he hopes, toward a longer-term return to the game.
Canada turning to Phillies prospect Pivetta in must-win game
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Bautista vs. Stroman an intriguing subplot as Dominican faces U.S.
Shi Davidi
As the defending tournament champion Dominican Republic plays the United States in one of the event’s marquee matchups Saturday night, Bautista vs. Stroman should serve as an intriguing subplot for Blue Jays fans to monitor.