Ben Nicholson-Smith
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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.
Blue Jays' lack of plate discipline shows vs. Yankees' all-around mastery
Ben Nicholson-Smith
The Blue Jays don't compare to New York when it comes to hitting homers, but the Yankees aren’t simply one-dimensional sluggers. They also began the day with the third-best on-base percentage in baseball, unlike the Blue Jays who struggle to reach base.
Bichette shines for Blue Jays after Kay flashes potential vs. Yankees
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Blue Jays' Mayza leaves game vs. Yankees with apparent arm injury
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Tim Mayza left Friday’s game with an apparent arm injury after throwing a pitch in the top of the 10th inning.
Tellez's 'big-time power' intrigues Blue Jays despite up-and-down year
Ben Nicholson-Smith
With four home runs in his last eight games, including one tonight in the Toronto Blue Jays' win over the Boston Red Sox, Rowdy Tellez is showing just how promising his bat can be. The challenge, though, will be sustaining it.
Blue Jays' unusual Rule 5 experiment will make Luciano theirs long-term
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Blue Jays Takeaways: Hernandez struggles as skid continues
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Teoscar Hernandez's struggled in the outfield and at the plate on Sunday as the Toronto Blue Jays lost to the Tampa Bay Rays, extending their losing skid to seven in the process.
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Blue Jays Takeaways: Kay sharp in debut as Stroman deal starts paying off
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Anthony Kay had an impressive MLB debut for the Toronto Blue Jays providing something to build off of while Charlie Morton proved to be effective once again for the Tampa Bay Rays.
Blue Jays' win over Astros a welcome change after recent struggles
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Blue Jays hope Guerrero Jr. learns to control emotions after 1st ejection
Ben Nicholson-Smith
The risk of Vladimir Guerrero Jr., getting tossed from a game simply isn’t worth the reward of voicing your displeasure. At some point, he'll have to learn that lesson, so the Blue Jays hope it sunk in Friday.