There is an institutional responsibility to address the culture of toxic masculinity in the wake of Kevin Pillar's anti-gay slur. Back in 2012, then Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar was suspended for three games. He had appeared...Show More Summary
Injuries and the brief suspension of Kevin Pillar have created a need in the Toronto outfield
The benches cleared not once but twice between the Toronto Blue Jays and Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. The first time was when Toronto center fielder Kevin Pillar yelled a homophobic slur at Atlanta pitcher Jason Motte. The second time was after Toronto slugger Jose Bautista flipped his bat and gave Atlanta pitcher Eric O’Flaherty the […]
Kevin Pillar received a public smackdown after the Toronto Blue Jays center fielder yelled a gay slur at an Atlanta Braves pitcher during an already tense game at SunTrust Park on Wednesday.
MLB announced yesterday that it was investigating whether Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar called Braves pitcher Jason Motte a “fag” or “faggot” during Tuesday night’s game. The Blue Jays, perhaps in an attempt to get out ahead of any punishment from the league, have since suspended Pillar for two games. Read more...
Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar has been suspended for two games after yelling an anti-gay slur at Braves pitcher Jason Motte. Following his suspension, Pillar apologized, saying he was “completely and utterly embarrassed”...Show More Summary
The player directed the insult at Atlanta Braves pitcher Jason Motte.
The Blue Jays center fielder could be seen angrily saying it in the direction of another player Wednesday
The Jays’ outfielder directed a homophobic slur at an opposing pitcher, and while he apologized, he’s also suspended. Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar has been suspended two games by his team for using a homophobic slur against the Braves’ Jason Motte on Wednesday, according to Shi Davidi. Show More Summary
Kevin Pillar was suspended for yelling a homophobic slur at Braves pitcher Jason Motte.
Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar has apologized for using an anti-gay slur against an opponent, which could lead to disciplinary action from Major League Baseball. Pillar was angry at Braves pitcher Jason Motte for allegedly quick-pitching him to get a strikeout that ended the seventh...
TORONTO (Reuters) - Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar apologized on Thursday for directing a homophobic slur towards an Atlanta Braves pitcher during Wednesday's game that has led to an investigation by Major League Baseball. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Toronto Blue Jays batter Kevin Pillar appeared to yell a homophobic slur at Atlanta Braves pitcher Jason Motte on Wednesday. Major League Baseball confirmed to news outlets that it is investigating the incident. Pillar had just struck...Show More Summary
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar is apologizing for using the homophobic f-word in a verbal attack on a Braves pitcher during Wednesday's game... saying, "This is not who I am." Pillar mouthed the word to Jason Motte after he struck out…
Last night, Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar appeared to have called Braves reliever Jason Motte a “fag” or “faggot” after Motte quick-pitched him to strike him out swinging and end the seventh inning. Read more...
What didn’t happen during the Braves’ 8-4 win over the Blue Jays on Wednesday night? To start, Braves first baseman and National League home run leader Freddie Freeman left the game in the fifth inning after he was hit on the left hand by a pitch from Blue Jays reliever Aaron Loup. Freddie Freeman leaves […]
He's already made a statement and apologized.
Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar called Atlanta Braves pitcher Jason Motte a “fag” from home plate after Motte struck him out during the seventh inning during Wednesday’s game. Wrote CBS Sports: “You didn’t… Read The post Blue Jays’ Kevin Pillar Calls Atlanta Braves Pitcher a ‘Fag’ After Striking Out: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
"It was immature, it was stupid."
In the seventh inning of tonight’s Blue Jays-Braves game, Jason Motte struck Kevin Pillar out to end the inning on a quick pitch. Pillar took issue with Motte’s tactics and yelled something indiscernible at the mound, immediately drawing a warning from the umpire. Both benches cleared and milled around before… Read more...