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.
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Blue Jays-Royals' 2015 rivalry started with litmus-test series at deadline
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Drama trailed the 2015 Blue Jays like a shadow, and a memorable four-game series with the Royals in Toronto offered an immediate litmus test.
Finalized MLB-MLBPA deal underlines challenges ahead of 2020 season
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MLB-MLBPA deal on COVID-19 fallout carries major impact for Blue Jays
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The agreement between MLB and the MLBPA tackles some of the hard questions of an uncertain 2020 season. Here's how the Blue Jays will be impacted.
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‘Weird feeling’ for Blue Jays and baseball as Opening Day in stasis arrives
Shi Davidi
There are concerns in society far greater than the suspension of Opening Day, but even for non-baseball fans, the beginning of the season is a refreshing signpost, one that marks an unofficial end to winter, signifying the looming arrival of warmer weather and symbolizing the optimism inherent to renewal.
Blue Jays' work continues as baseball calendar remains a moving target
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Blue Jays Classics: Which home run is the most important in team history?
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For some, the most important homer in Blue Jays history is clearly Joe Carter’s walkoff to clinch the World Series. For Shi Davidi, it's without question Roberto Alomar’s two-run homer in the ninth inning of Game 4 of the 1992 ALCS.
Blue Jays aim to eventually provide normalcy amid COVID-19 fallout
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As a public institution that often serves to bring people together, baseball’s actions matter, both in the example it sets and, eventually, the feeling of normalcy it can provide.
MLB needs creativity, like March Madness style playoff, post COVID-19
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Ex-Blue Jay Jeff Frye’s online battle resurfaces baseball's hitting rift
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The first video Jeff Frye posted — simply something to give his buddies in the baseball world a laugh — ran all of 12 seconds. But it's become a crusade against the preachers of the new-age swing principles borne out of the launch-angle revolution.