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.
Blue Jays memories hit for Angels GM Perry Minasian ahead of Dunedin opener
Perry Minasian spent more than his fair share of days at Dunedin's TD Ballpark during his Blue Jays days, though he may not recognize much of it in its current form. Shi Davidi spoke with the Angels GM about the expected nostalgia of returning to Dunedin for Thursday's home opener, which gets underway on Sportsnet at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.
Blue Jays give Atkins, Shapiro rare long-term runway to shape their legacy
Not since the franchise’s beginnings with Pat Gillick running the baseball side and Paul Beeston in charge of the business have the Toronto Blue Jays had the type of long-term leadership stability now in place with the extensions of Ross Atkins and Mark Shapiro.
MLB stands up for basic right to vote in pulling All-Star Game from Atlanta
Advocating for the right to vote isn’t politics, it’s a foundational right. All MLB did in moving the All-Star Game from Atlanta was stand up for a basic ideal, no matter how much the diversionary what-aboutism attempts to distract from that.