Blue Jays Player Kevin Pillar Calls Atlanta Braves Pitcher “F*ggot” After Striking Out
Toronto Blue Jays player Kevin Pillar called Atlanta Braves pitcher Jason Motte a “faggot” after being on the receiving end of a strikeout.
He’s now being investigated by Major League Baseball.
Major League Baseball is investigating Kevin Pillar’s possible use of a homophobic slur last night in exchange with Jason Motte.
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Pillar has acknowledged his mistake according to video from Sportsnet.ca; he says:
“It just stems from a little frustration in myself and, just the way the series has been going. It was immature, it was stupid, it was uncalled for, it’s part of the game. I’m a competitive guy and, you know, heat of the moment. Obviously I’m gonna do whatever I gotta do to reach out and
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