Posted by on May 18, 2017 11:43 pm
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The Toronto Blue Jays have suspended center fielder Kevin Pillar for using of a homophobic slur directed at Atlanta Braves reliever Jason Motte.

Pillar was handed a two game suspension for calling Motte a “faggot” during last night’s match against the Atlanta Braves, according to reports.

The Star reports:

Motte, the first pitcher to come out of the bullpen after starter Mike Foltynewicz’s six-inning outing, threw Pillar a quick pitch, striking him out and ending the inning with the Jays down by five runs. It is at this point that television replays appear to show a frustrated Pillar saying “faggot” to Motte.

The benches clear in Atlanta after Kevin Pillar takes exception to Jason Motte’s quick pitch in the top of the 7th inning!!! pic.twitter.com/fcwxtUWuYL

— TheRenderMLB (@TheRenderMLB) May 18,

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