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.
Evolution of Walker’s candidacy indicates wider changes in HOF voting
Shi Davidi
Now in his final year of eligibility, it's been remarkable to watch the way Larry Walker’s Hall of Fame candidacy has evolved.
Bichette, Biggio flexibility lets Blue Jays be creative in season and out
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Blue Jays face challenges, temptations in handling of prospect Nate Pearson
Shi Davidi
In the lead-up to the 2019 season, the Toronto Blue Jays met with electric pitching prospect Nate Pearson and presented him with different plans to balance the year’s conflicting developmental priorities.
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Blue Jays' Hudgens appears safe as fallout from Astros scandal widens
Shi Davidi
Dave Hudgens’ status as Toronto Blue Jays bench coach appears unaffected by Major League Baseball’s discipline of the Houston Astros for electronic sign-stealing.
Shun Yamaguchi signing part of new Blue Jays push into Pacific Rim
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Rob Manfred attacks ‘very problematic’ Astros culture with discipline
Shi Davidi
There is so much in Major League Baseball’s justifiably harsh discipline of the Houston Astros that is unprecedented. As Shi Davidi writes, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred established a baseline punishment to fit the crime and isn't afraid to draw the line.
As HOF announcement looms, Canadian baseball beats drum for Larry Walker
Shi Davidi
In Larry Walker's final year of eligibility for the Hall of Fame, a common discussion at Baseball Canada’s annual awards banquet was the possibility that a second Canadian could soon be enshrined at Cooperstown alongside Ferguson Jenkins.
Blue Jays' Travis Shaw seeks bounce back after swing change goes awry
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Tanner Roark's steadiness opens up possibilities for Blue Jays
Shi Davidi
Tanner Roark’s dependability opens up all kinds of possibilities for the Toronto Blue Jays, who in addition to wanting to present a more watchable product on the field, also sought to protect their young arms from overexposure.