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 unable to create separation in standings after another tough loss to Orioles
Ben Nicholson-Smith
While the Toronto Blue Jays still maintain a narrow lead on the top American League Wild Card spot but another loss against the Baltimore Orioles not allowing them to create separation.
How Bradley Jr. fits into Blue Jays' crowded outfield mix
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Are the Orioles for real? Time for the Blue Jays to find out
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Entering play Monday, the Toronto Blue Jays had 54 games remaining – exactly one-third of their season. Of those 54 games, 15 were scheduled against Baltimore, a team that’s legitimately in the American League playoff mix one year after losing 110 times.
Retired-broadcaster-Vin-Scully.-(Jae-C.-Hong,-File/AP)
Vin Scully always knew what to say, and when to say nothing at all
Ben Nicholson-Smith
As a broadcaster, Vin Scully’s style was elegant and conversational — even funny. Anyone listening could sense his love for the game and the curiosity that drove him to uncover the stories he’d share, slowly but surely, with his audience. On Tuesday, Vin Scully died at age 94.
How Blue Jays' 2022 chances were impacted by AL rivals' deadline deals
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Blue Jays trade deadline preview: Making the case for aggressive bullpen moves
Ben Nicholson-Smith
It’s easy for front office executives to talk themselves out of trading good prospects for relievers. They’re volatile, they pitch relatively few innings and they’re often still expensive. But, when your season’s on the line, who’s holding the ball?
With another lopsided win, Blue Jays strengthen hold on wild-card spot
Ben Nicholson-Smith
George Springer's grand slam propelled the Blue Jays to a 10-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night, extending Toronto's win streak to seven games.
How Blue Jays can address largest roster weaknesses at trade deadline
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Blue Jays overcome mistakes to edge out much-needed win
Ben Nicholson-Smith
As Jansen made his return and Berrios delivered one of his best starts to the season, the Blue Jays were able to overcome mistakes to take a 4-3 win over the Phillies.