Shi Davidi
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Boasting an extensive national and global journalism career, Shi Davidi joined Sportsnet in 2011 as a MLB Insider and columnist for sportsnet.ca. As one of Sportsnet’s leading baseball insiders, Davidi brings fans the latest news from the Toronto Blue Jays clubhouse and from around the major leagues.
Manfred wants expanded playoffs format to continue, but with adjustments
Shi Davidi
Rob Manfred wants expanded playoffs to continue beyond this year with fewer than 16 teams and better rewards for division winners, a shift from the format the Toronto Blue Jays capitalized on to return to the post-season.
Blue Jays scratching surface with playoff berth in ‘incomparable’ year
Shi Davidi
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Blue Jays cut positions of Hentgen, Quantrill, offer them part-time roles
Shi Davidi
The Toronto Blue Jays have eliminated the full-time special assistant positions held by the highly respected duo of Pat Hentgen and Paul Quantrill, offering both the chance to return on a part-time basis.
Blue Jays sit one win shy on unexpected, tumultuous road to playoffs
Shi Davidi
The Blue Jays blew out the Yankees on Wednesday, shrinking their magic number down to one. In a season that has tested Toronto in all sorts of ways, the playoffs are within grasp.
Blue Jays short on time to improve playoff position after loss to Yankees
Shi Davidi
How Giles and Blue Jays can use Phelps' contract as framework to stay together
Shi Davidi
As Ken Giles now thinks about his future after making the decision to have Tommy John surgery, the Toronto Blue Jays’ deal with David Phelps last year presents the type of framework that could benefit both player and club.
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Blue Jays' Shoemaker to return from injured list, start opener vs. Yankees
Shi Davidi
Matt Shoemaker is on the verge of activation from the injured list and his pending return opens up some intriguing possibilities for the Toronto Blue Jays.
Blue Jays' slump ends ahead of massive series against Yankees
Shi Davidi
Blue Jays' ill-timed losing skid continues as frustration mounts
Shi Davidi
Even with Hyun-Jin Ryu continuing to serve as a stability post in an unsteady rotation, the Blue Jays’ inability to sync up good pitching with productive hitting cost them once again Saturday night in a 3-1 loss to the Phillies — marking a sixth-straight loss.