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.
Excitement over deadline additions spur Gausman, Blue Jays in win vs. Rays
The guys they brought in — relievers Anthony Bass and Zach Pop, starter Mitch White and the versatile Whit Merrifield — made for a sensible, if not sexy deadline haul. Each helps to fortify various roster gaps and protect against injury while also augmenting the talent base for next year and beyond.
As Blue Jays' Manoah experiences scare, clock keeps ticking toward trade deadline
The Toronto Blue Jays had plenty to think about after Alek Manoah suffered a right elbow contusion in Friday's loss to the Detroit Tigers. With the trade deadline coming Tuesday, the Blue Jays need to make moves soon to improve the team.
Firefighter, barrier breaker: Alli Schroder's next challenge is on the mound
After a summer fighting forest fires followed by breaking barriers in university baseball, Alli Schroder will be front-and-centre Thursday night when she starts for the Canadian women’s national team in the opener of a five-game Friendship Series against the United States in Thunder Bay, Ont.