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.
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Blue Jays keep rolling with impressive comeback win over Atlanta
Ben Nicholson-Smith
The Blue Jays' lineup did its best work late in the game on Thursday, with Cavan Biggio and Bo Bichette both coming up with game-changing hits as Toronto rallied to win 8-4, sweep Atlanta and finish its road trip 6-4.
Past and present collide as Blue Jays lose series opener to Astros
Ben Nicholson-Smith
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Some way-too-early trade deadline planning for the Blue Jays
Ben Nicholson-Smith
It's early. Really early. But front offices are always obsessed with finding any edge they can. With that in mind, what areas should the Blue Jays be considering when it comes to summer trades?
Springer's homers allow Blue Jays to steal comeback win
Ben Nicholson-Smith
To contend over the course of a six-month season, MLB teams have to turn losses into wins from time to time and on Saturday night, the Toronto Blue Jays did just that.
Springer's debut largely forgettable as Blue Jays fall to Nationals
Ben Nicholson-Smith
How Blue Jays could use upcoming schedule to maximize top of rotation
Ben Nicholson-Smith
With four of their next 11 days off starting Monday, the Blue Jays could theoretically maximize the contributions from their top three starters without overworking Hyun-Jin Ryu, Steven Matz and Robbie Ray.
Loss to Royals highlights need for Blue Jays offence to get started
Ben Nicholson-Smith
At some point soon, the Toronto Blue Jays will need their offence to build some breathing room more often. On Sunday, they managed just two singles against the Royals, who won 2-0 thanks to Salvador Perez’s second game-winning home run in as many days.
Blue Jays' promising afternoon gives way to missed opportunity vs. Royals
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Matz looks like difference-maker for Blue Jays after three strong starts
Ben Nicholson-Smith
It was in his third start of the 2020 season that Steven Matz's year started to unravel. But through three starts with the Toronto Blue Jays in 2021, the veteran left-hander is looking like a meaningful addition to a rotation that could use the certainty.