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.
Arbitration projections predict raises for Blue Jays' Stroman, Pillar
Ben Nicholson-Smith
In most cases the Blue Jays will tender arbitration-eligible players contracts, but that's not necessarily the case for everyone. Here's an early look at what the latest projections mean for the team.
ALDS Takeaways: Cole excels as Astros take commanding series lead
Ben Nicholson-Smith
ALDS Takeaways: Verlander shows he's still in his prime at 35
Ben Nicholson-Smith
It’s just one game, but the 2018 edition of the Houston Astros sure looks as impressive as the 2017 team that won it all. Here are five takeaways from Game 1 of the ALDS.
Blue Jays' 2018 Season By the Numbers: From 0 to 28,707
Ben Nicholson-Smith
The most important number for the 2018 Blue Jays could be considered 89, as in the number of losses they endured during a frustrating season, but that’s just one of the numbers that tell this team’s story.
Blue Jays GM Atkins on off-season trades: 'We have to be open'
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Exit Interviews: Blue Jays pitchers assess their own seasons
Ben Nicholson-Smith
As the season wound down, sportsnet.ca conducted exit interviews with every player that finished out the season with the Toronto Blue Jays. Here's how the pitchers evaluated their seasons.
Exit Interviews: Blue Jays position players assess their own seasons
Ben Nicholson-Smith
As the season wound down, sportsnet.ca conducted exit interviews with every player that finished out the season with the Toronto Blue Jays. Here's how the position players evaluated their seasons.
How will the Blue Jays approach the search for their next manager?
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Sloppy defence shows up again in latest Blue Jays loss
Ben Nicholson-Smith
With defence like that, it’s hardly surprising that the Astros won 4-1. The defending World Series champions are 100-57 on the brink of another AL West title partly because they take advantage of those mistakes.