KEVIN PILLAR RUMORS & GOSSIP

Blue Jays making progress on their all-dirt infield

This offseason, the Toronto Blue Jays are installing regular dirt in the infield and base paths, becoming the last team to eliminate the "sliding pits." On Wednesday, just two days after starting the project, the team peeled back the curtains a bit on the construction: It's pretty interesting to hear about the process and the gravel and dirt that they'll use, but isn't it crazy to...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: Blue Jays drawing trade interest in Troy Tulowitzki, Kevin Pillar

The Toronto Blue Jays have gotten trade interest in shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and outfielder Kevin Pillar, a source said. The Blue Jays have listened on Tulowitzki and it’s unclear whether or not a deal is close. There was some concern at one point about whether or not Tulowitzki is fully on board. However, the feeling […]
Via Baseball Essential
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Should The Toronto Blue Jays Trade Kevin Pillar?

Could the Blue Jays trade Kevin Pillar this off-season? In Spring Training of 2015, Kevin Pillar was entering Dunedin looking to battle for a spot on the Toronto Blue Jays Opening Day roster. The Blue Jays had acquired Michael Saunders to play left field, obviously Jose Bautista is in right, but Pillar and Mississauga native Dalton Pompey battled for the starting center field...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Pillar Anointed Defensive Player Of Year After Gold Glove Snub

Kevin Pillar fell short in his quest for a Rawlings Gold Glove yesterday, much to the chagrin of the Toronto Blue Jays faithful who witnessed repeated Superman-esque web gems from their center-fielder throughout the 2015 campaign. The Achilles heel for Pillar was the large margin between himself and Kevin Kiermaier for Defensive Runs Saved. However, today was a new day as Pillar...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Pillar slams into center field wall making catch

Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar is a fantastic defender. Occasionally when tracking down long fly balls, he runs into things. In the top of the first inning of Monday’s ALCS Game 3, Pillar tracked down this Lorenzo Cain fly ball…and smashed into the fence. Kevin Pillar! https://t.co/ysZJZQyly5 — Joe Lucia (@Joe_TOC) October 20, 2015 The Jays could have used...
Via The Outside Corner
October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jays surprise nine-year-old fan who lost father to cancer

Nine-year-old Toronto Blue Jays fan Jack Blunt received quite the surprise after being summoned to the library at his school only to find Ryan Goins and Kevin Pillar waiting there to meet him. With hats and shirts in hand, the two Blue Jays stars were at the school specifically to spend time with Jack … and to give him four tickets to Thursday’s Game 1 of the ALDS against...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jays’ Kevin Pillar Defies Gravity To Make Terrific Leaping Catch (Video)

We all know the Toronto Blue Jays can mash. Apparently they’re not too bad in the field, either. Center fielder Kevin Pillar arguably is the Jays’ best glovesmith, and he certainly proved that Thursday night with one of the best catches of the season. In the eighth inning of Toronto’s contest against the Minnesota Twins, batter Miguel Sano launched a line drive into the gap...
Via NESN.com
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Pillar’s t-shirt makes light of his sneeze-related injury (photo)

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar experienced one of the most ignominious injuries by a baseball player — of which there are stupefyingly countless instances — when he suffered a strained oblique muscle that was induced by sneezing. Pillar, 26, demonstrated at least he has a snarky sense of humor about his rather embarrassing injury...Read More The post Kevin Pillar’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jays’ Kevin Pillar Makes Fun Of His Sneezing Injury With T-Shirt (Photo)

Kevin Pillar’s sneeze game isn’t great, but at least his T-shirt game is strong. The Toronto Blue Jays outfielder joined the lengthy list of bizarre spring training injuries recently when he strained his right oblique with an unfortunate, and presumably painful, sneeze Sunday. The 26-year-old isn’t expected to miss much time, which makes the slightly embarrassing mishap easier...
Via NESN.com
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Pillar Tells All: A Trip To The Major Leagues

Many of us will never know what it’s like to literally feel the roar of a crowd as we walk out onto an on-deck circle, or step into the batter’s box and smell the pine tar emanating from a baseball bat. These are the things that kids dream of – the chance to have a Major League at-bat against the best of the best, or the chance to have fun for a living and make a name for yourself...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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