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.
Blue Jays' Manoah calls velo bump a 'good check point’ after rough outing
Shi Davidi
At this point in spring training, the numbers that matter are in the underlying measures that mark progress or regression. This is why Alek Manoah is satisfied with his outing, despite a pitching line that might say differently.
Blue Jays' Swanson to take time away from team after family emergency
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Kikuchi makes changeup a focal point as he seeks to ‘be even better’ for Blue Jays
Shi Davidi
Yusei Kikuchi readily admits that he’s his own “biggest critic,” which is why over the winter, as he reflected on the bitter end to the Toronto Blue Jays’ season, he blamed himself for the Game 2 debacle against the Minnesota Twins. 
Fringe Blue Jays Francis, White and Clement begin pitches for roster spots
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Familiar with life on the fringes of an MLB roster, Toronto Blue Jays in-betweeners Bowden Francis, Mitch White and Ernie Clement began their pitches to remain with the big league squad in their first outing of the spring.
Mayza serves as Blue Jays bat boy, 'punishment' for last-place in fantasy football
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Blue Jays begin offensive reset under Mattingly with 13 runs in spring-opening loss
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The first of several dry runs came Saturday, when the Blue Jays opened their Grapefruit League schedule with a 14-13 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies. Daulton Varsho had three hits, including a double, and three RBIs, while Bo Bichette and Isiah Kiner-Falefa added two hits apiece. 
Blue Jays walk thin line of prepping for Grapefruit games, while avoiding injury
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Blue Jays top prospect Ricky Tiedemann experienced hamstring discomfort and will be unavailable for Saturday's spring opener.
Blue Jays' Springer praises former teammate Hyun Jin Ryu: 'He really led the way'
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Bichette believes Blue Jays will be better but ‘we need to go and show everybody’ 
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Bo Bichette and the Blue Jays are aware they haven't yet lived up to high expectations, and this season, actions will speak louder than words. "I don't think we've earned the right as a team to just be taken at our word."