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 trade deadline primer: How can Toronto bolster its roster this summer?
As Atlanta showed last summer, the best moves aren’t always the flashiest ones, but rather the ones that address the right issue with the right fit. From big swings to fringe changes, here's how the Blue Jays can use that philosophy heading into the deadline.
On brink of debut, Blue Jays' Moreno braces for next set of challenges
Gabriel Moreno arrives in the majors with impressive tools at the plate and in the field. But even now that he’s here, there are more challenges coming, starting Saturday when he’s expected to catch Kevin Gausman in his Toronto Blue Jays debut.
Blue Jays' offensive struggles continue in walk-off loss to Cardinals
The season is long, and the Toronto Blue Jays remain in playoff position despite their recent struggles, but bigger picture questions surround this underperforming Blue Jays offence. Their hitters are experienced enough to be trusted, young enough to be at their physical peak and healthy. But one year after leading the American League in home runs and OPS, they’re struggling – especially lately.