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Toronto's Kevin Pillar deserves suspension for anti-gay slur

ESPN (blog) - 19 May 2017
In the seventh inning of the Atlanta Braves' 8-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday, Braves reliever Jason Motte struck out Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar on an 0-2 slider, using a quick-pitch that upset Pillar so much that he yelled what ...
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Pillorying Kevin Pillar

American Spectator - 23 May 2017
Kevin Pillar, an outfielder for the Toronto Blue Jays, created an international firestorm when in the heat of the moment he called the opposing pitcher a “faggot” immediately after striking out. This was deemed so indecent by the press, most didn't ...
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Kevin Pillar Suspended By Blue Jays For Anti-Gay Slur

Forward - 21 May 2017
(JTA) — The Toronto Blue Jays suspended their center fielder Kevin Pillar for two games after he hurled an anti-gay slur at an opposing pitcher. Pillar used the slur against Jason Motte of the Atlanta Braves during a game Wednesday night when he ...
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Blue Jays hand Pillar two-game suspension - 18 May 2017
ATLANTA -- In a joint decision between the Blue Jays and Major League Baseball on Thursday, Toronto suspended center fielder Kevin Pillar two games for his use of a homophobic slur during Toronto's 8-4 loss to the Braves on Wednesday night. Toronto ...
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Is Kevin Pillar finally breaking out?

Beyond the Box Score - 05 May 2017
Toronto Blue Jays fans call him Superman. Kevin Pillar is probably one of the best defensive center fielders in the American League, if not all of baseball. And if it weren't for a certain Kevin Kiermaier, Pillar might have had a Gold Glove or two by now.
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MLB Notes: Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar suspended 2 games for anti-gay slur

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia - 19 May 2017
ATLANTA -- Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar was suspended two games Thursday for yelling an anti-gay slur at a Braves pitcher. The Blue Jays suspended Pillar without pay shortly after he apologized in a statement, saying he was "completely ...
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Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar Apologizes For Using Homophobic Slur

AppsforPCdaily - 29 May 2017
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar has been given a two-game suspension for hurling an anti-gay slur at Atlanta Braves pitcher Jason Motte. As Motte walked off the mound, Pillar said something that made catcher Kurt Suzuki and Motte each stop ...
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Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar: Hits seventh home run - 25 May 2017
Pillar went 1-for-5 with a solo home run during Wednesday's win over Milwaukee. The 28-year-old outfielder is 5-for-18 with a home run, a stolen base and three runs through four games since returning from his two-game suspension. Pillar is off to an ...
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Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar: New approach leads to results - 16 May 2017
Pillar said the difference in his offense this season has been an improved approach at the dish, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet reports. Pillar's bat was dominant over five minor-league seasons (.324/.367/.479) from 2011-14, but that did not translate through ...
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Kevin Pillar 4-for-13 since return from suspension

FantasyPros - 24 May 2017
Kevin pillar is 4-for-13 since his team-imposed two-game suspension last week with four singles, two runs scored and a stolen base. Fantasy Impact Pillar's offensive output has been a nice surprise this season. He won't hit for much power but if he ...
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Champ or Chump: Kevin Pillar & Michael Conforto

RotoBaller (subscription) (blog) - 25 May 2017
The fantasy community hypes up a few players every draft season without driving their ADP too high. Kevin Pillar was viewed as an intriguing speed play if he could hit enough to receive regular PAs, yet his ADP was just 321. Michael Conforto was buried ...
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Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar: Leading off in return from suspension - 20 May 2017
Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar: Leading off in return from suspension. by RotoWire Staff; May 20, 2017 • 1 min read Update May 20, 2017, 8:39pm. Pillar (suspension) is back in the lineup Saturday, batting leadoff against the Orioles. After serving a two-game ...
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Blue Jays suspend Kevin Pillar for two games

MLB Daily Dish - 18 May 2017
The Blue Jays have suspended outfielder Kevin Pillar for two games without pay for his use of a homophobic slur during Wednesday's game, according to Shi Davidi of Sportsnet. Pillar will forfeit his salary from those two games and donate to an ...

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