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 interested in dozens of players – what does that really mean?
The Blue Jays will be linked to Shohei Ohtani, Cody Bellinger, Yoshinobu Yamamoto and countless others. They do have interest in all three. It’s not wrong. And yet, that interest is best understood in the context of the team’s full off-season roadmap.
What are the most realistic free agent landing spots for Shohei Ohtani?
It all starts this week at MLB’s annual GM Meetings, with qualifying offers and 2024 option decisions due Monday, but it’s already safe to say this coming winter will be defined by a single moment: the one where Shohei Ohtani chooses his next team.
Mapping out the off-season: 10 hypothetical paths ahead for the Blue Jays
The 10 scenarios Ben Nicholson-Smith has mapped out for the Toronto Blue Jays off-season include 31 acquisitions, from splashy signings in free agency to low-profile trades. Some of these moves would be popular, others ... not so much.