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Kevin Pillar Takes Flight Once Again

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The most captivating defensive wizards tend to have a signature move: Javy Baez has his tags, Manny Machado has his rocket throws from foul territory, Andrelton Simmons has, uh, everything. Last night, Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar dusted off his signature defensive highlight, a full-speed, full-extension, no-regard-for-human-life dive into the gap to take away extra bases:


Is it weird for a guy with a career OPS of .691 to have “Superman” for a nickname? Not when he keeps making catches like that.

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