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 have key decisions to make in coming days as post-season nears
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Now that the Blue Jays have clinched, they have four days to prepare for their next test — but the last three regular season games are significant in themselves. Here’s a look at what’s at stake between now and Sunday afternoon’s regular season finale.
Kirk’s breakout game against Yankees comes at ideal time for Blue Jays
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Timing of latest elbow injury troubling for both Giles, Blue Jays
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Ken Giles' latest elbow is injury is obviously a big loss for the Toronto Blue Jays at a crucial part of the season, but one they’re seemingly positioned to handle as the playoffs approach. For Giles, the impact is far greater.
Blue Jays have key strategic decisions to make before season ends
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Between grabbing important wins and resting up for the playoffs, the Blue Jays have a balancing act to pull off in the final two weeks of the season.
Kirk's debut gives Blue Jays reason to look forward to what's next
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Blue Jays' lopsided loss to Mets raises questions big and small
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Beyond the details of the game itself, Friday’s blowout loss to the New York Mets raises questions big and small for the Toronto Blue Jays.
Blue Jays endure frustrating loss despite Hernandez's big game
Ben Nicholson-Smith
For three years, the Blue Jays have wondered what it might look like if Teoscar Hernandez could put it all together. For three innings Saturday, he showed them what that looks like — but his efforts weren't enough to avoid a frustrating loss.
Blue Jays pull even with Yankees after Hernandez's heroics
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Blue Jays' costly mistakes derail Ray's impressive debut against Marlins
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Robbie Ray’s debut could hardly have gone better, but despite some strong pitching the Blue Jays cost themselves in the field and on the bases before losing 3-2 to the Miami Marlins on Tuesday.