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Blue Jays player suspended for calling pitcher gay slur

Blue Jays player suspended for calling pitcher gay slur

The first time was when Toronto center fielder Kevin Pillar yelled a homophobic slur at Atlanta pitcher Jason Motte.

Pillar went on to say using the word, "helped extend the use of a word that has no place in baseball, in sports or anywhere in society today". I'm completely and utterly embarrassed and feel disgusting to have put the fans, my teammates and Blue Jays organization in this position.

The Canadian team suspended Pillar after he apologized, saying he was "completely and utterly embarrassed" by his use of the slur during his team's game against the Braves Wednesday night.

"I was ashamed. I regret saying it", he told reporters before another game against the Braves on Thursday.

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Blue Jays General Manager Ross Atkins flew to Atlanta to apologize on behalf of the organization and announce the suspension, according to the Associated Press.

Pillar is in the midst of the best season since making his Major League Baseball debut in 2013 and has compiled a.305 batting average, .375 on-base percentage, six home runs and six steals in 41 games this year. He will forfeit approximately $6,066 of his $550,000 salary, with the money donated to charity.

The Blue Jays also apologized for the incident and praised Pillar's character.

"A large group decided that was appropriate", Atkins said. "It's part of the game, it's just, I'm a competitive guy and heat of the moment". "It was immature, stupid". Pillar acknowledged directing the slur at Motte and apologized Thursday for its usage.

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In 2012, The Blue Jays suspended player Yunel Escobar for three games because he wrote "you are a fa**ot" in Spanish on his eye black. Jace Peterson shouted something at Bautista as he rounded first base, and Suzuki exchanged words with the Blue Jays slugger after he touched home plate. "One thing about Jose, I've never seen anybody like it".

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No punches were thrown, but O'Flaherty issued a harsh rebuke to Bautista after the game.

CF Darrell Ceciliani had to leave Thursday's game against the Braves after injuring his left shoulder while hitting a two-run homer in the third inning. "It's turned into look-at-me stuff. Obviously I'm not trying to hit a homer, I just ran into it. Teheran is an unbelievable pitcher, doing everything I can to put the bat on the ball".

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