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.
A year after fateful final day, Blue Jays clinch home field for wild-card series
Precisely one year after a chaotic final day to the regular season, the Toronto Blue Jays once again met the Baltimore Orioles. Their wild-card berth already clinched this time, a 5-1 rain-shortened win lowered their magic number to one over the Seattle Mariners for the right to host an AL wild card series.
No hangover for Blue Jays against Red Sox as wild-card pitching plan takes shape
A second straight beatdown of the Boston Red Sox moved the Toronto Blue Jays closer to rendering the whole Manoah-to-lock-up-home-field-advantage discussion moot, shrinking their magic number to four over the Seattle Mariners and three on the Tampa Bay Rays.
Weird and wonderful: Blue Jays clinch playoff spot on off-day as Orioles lose
No matter what others do Thursday, the Toronto Blue Jays will head into their final six games in possession of the top wild-card spot, which would earn them home-field advantage in a series against the second-place finisher.