Cue the music, it’s the return of Superman to the Rogers Centre. Kevin Pillar is making his first return to Toronto since he was shipped off to his home-state of California. Pillar comes into this series with 14 hits through 18 games with the Giants. Those 14 hits include two doubles, four home runs along with 13 RBI. However, while it will likely be an emotional night for Blue Jays fans as well as Pillar. This team has actually performed very well without the Man of Steel.
Since Pillar was traded back on April 2, the Blue Jays have a winning percentage of .500%. They currently own a record of 9-9 since the trade, and sit just four games out of first place. Yes, I just said the Blue Jays are close to first place in their division. I know that seems absurd and some of you might think I’m delusional. But this team has actually been playing very good baseball as of late, as they have won seven of their last ten games. So if you’re not too overwhelmed with the Maple Leafs and Raptors playoff games, then you should definitely tune into this two-game series.
Tuesday at 7:07 ET
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Author: Thomas Hall / Blue Jays Nation