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...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays drop 2nd straight to Blue Jays, fall into WC tie

TORONTO (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays dropped into a tie with Texas for the second AL wild-card berth, losing to Toronto 7-2 Saturday as Ryan Goins and Kevin Pillar hit two-run home runs for the Blue Jays and J.A. Happ won for the first time in four starts. The Rays (90-71) lost their second straight following a seven-game winning streak and dropped a half-game behind Cleveland (90...
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September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays drop into tie for wild card

The Tampa Bay Rays dropped into a tie with Texas for the second AL wild-card berth, losing to Toronto 7-2 Saturday as Ryan Goins and Kevin Pillar hit two-run home runs for the Blue Jays and J.A. Happ won for the first time in four starts.
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays put Rasmus on DL, adds Kawasaki, Pillar

The Toronto Blue Jays have put outfielder Colby Rasmus on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left abdominal muscle. The Blue Jays recalled infielder Munenori Kawasaki from Triple-A Buffalo and selected outfielder Kevin Pillar from Triple-A on Wednesday. Rasmus had missed the past two games after hurting himself on a checked swing Sunday. His DL move was made retroactive to...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Kevin Pillar To Make MLB Debut, Is Stroman Next?

It would appear through various social media outlets that outfielder Kevin Pillar will be promoted from Triple A Buffalo to replace the injured Colby Rasmus. The strong play of Pillar has surpassed Anthony Gose on the Blue Jays depth chart earning the promotion. Pillar is batting .299 with 60 hits, 4 home runs and 8 stolen bases in 52 games. Pillar also spent time with the Double...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Bisons Shut Down on Independence Eve

Kevin Pillar is making a very good first impression in his short time with the Bisons thus far (photo Buffalo, NY - Slumping bats, poor fielding, ineffective pitching, and a quality opposing pitcher are all ingredients that will most likely always lead to a loss in the game of baseball. The Bisons showed that to be true as they fell to the Rochester Red Wings 11-1 in ugly...
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July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Pillar Stellar in Bisons Come From Behind Win

Having played just six games for the Bisons thus far this season, Kevin Pillar is making a far larger impact than ever imagined. The 24-year old was 4 for 5 with four doubles as the Bisons took down the Gwinnett Braves at Coolray Park Wednesday night. The Herd gave up three runs in the bottom half of the first inning but they were able to settle down as was starting pitcher Thad...
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June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Pillar Steals the Spotlight in Reyes Debut

credit: Twitter @BuffaloBisons Buffalo, NY - It was Jose Reyes’ debut in Buffalo, but it was a 24 year-old call-up who stole the show Friday night at Coca-Cola Field. Center Fielder Kevin Pillar was called up by the Bisons from Double-A New Hampshire Friday morning, and inserted immediately into the staring lineup as his 2-run double in the fifth scored Sean Ochinko and Reyes,...
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June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Bisons Promote Pillar

The Buffalo Bisons have announced that OF Kevin Pillar has been promoted to the club from Double-A New Hampshire. The 24-year old Pillar is in his third season as a pro after being drafted in the 32nd round in 2011 by Toronto. He is hitting .313 with five home runs and 30 RBI in 71 games this season.  For his career, Pillar has a .325 average with 18 home runs and 65 doubles while...
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June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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