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Kevin Pillar
Birthdate: 1/4/1989 (28 y, 2 m, 23 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-0/200     Position: OF
Drafted: 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 32, Pick: 18, Overall: 979, Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2016)
RotoWire News: Pillar says he and the Jays organization hid the fact that he was playing with a "torn thumb" for a majority of last season's second half, the Toronto Star reports. (3/10/2017)
Profiles:  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Though Kevin Pillar's game is not about power -- he's never shown a major league average isolated slugging percentage in the major leagues at least -- it is a revelation to find out that the Blue Jays outfielder played through a torn thumb ligament for much of last year. His power numbers were down, and even for a speedster a double here or there can make a big difference. At 28, he's not getting faster, so it's probably folly to expect more than 15 stolen bags this year. But projections systems don't know that Pillar had an injury and tend to under project power for players in those situations. He might hit 15 homers this year. Given how few stolen base threats there are, Pillar should be able to provide sneaky value in deeper leagues. His defense should keep him in the games for volume, at the very least. (Eno Sarris)

The Quick Opinion: A healthy thumb provides some optimism this year for the player, but you buy Kevin Pillar in deeper leagues because his defense should keep him in the games and allow him to rack up contributing numbers in all categories. 

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2011Blue Jays (R)602567443783.9 %14.1 %.186.378.343.373.530.395139    
2012Rafters (R)1567113784.5 %19.4 %.065.458.371.409.435.397128    
2012Blue Jays (A)8637554957359.3 %14.1 %.128.371.322.390.451.384139    
2012Blue Jays (A+)4217811634162.8 %9.6 %.091.342.323.339.415.341110    
2013Blue Jays (AA)7132754430155.8 %9.5 %.128.336.313.361.441.365124    
2013Blue Jays (AAA)522184302785.5 %17.9 %.194.350.299.341.493.371131    
2013Blue Jays361103111303.6 %26.4 %.127.257.206.250.333.259570.2-5.11.80.0
2014Blue Jays (AAA)100434105759274.8 %11.1 %.185.345.323.359.509.383136    
2014Blue Jays53122219713.3 %23.0 %.129.333.267.295.397.304920.9-0.22.20.7
2015Blue Jays159628127656254.5 %13.5 %.121.306.278.314.399.310938.13.216.64.3
2015Blue Jays114516626.7 %17.8 %.190.333.286.333.476.349120    
2016Blue Jays (A+)2903200.0 %0.0 %.143.857.857.8891.000.840447    
2016Blue Jays14658475953144.1 %15.4 %.109.306.266.303.376.295801.8-11.923.63.2
2016Blue Jays93511215.7 %17.1 %.125.077.094.143.219.142-25    
2017Depth Charts138581116362154.3 %15.5 %.131.308.273.309.404.307891.4-6.412.82.7
2017Steamer13251695656134.6 %15.2 %.129.310.275.313.404.309901.4-4.613.72.7
2017Fans (27)149581105858184.8 %15.5 %.120.304.269.310.389.302861.7-8.517.32.9
2017ZiPS155609116663173.9 %15.8 %.133.307.271.305.404.305870.6-8.613.52.6
Total- - -394144424165129404.2 %16.1 %.118.305.267.303.385.2998511.1-14.044.28.2
Postseason- - -208027836.3 %17.5 %.162.220.203.250.365.26057    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2011Blue Jays (R)6023625681541737443710036334484.343
2012Rafters (R)15626723211011373013101082.371
2012Blue Jays (A)8633537510879204549573515331110356.322
2012Blue Jays (A+)421641785342821163450172610163.323
2013Blue Jays (AA)71304327956820254430190314006158.313
2013Blue Jays (AAA)5220121860331944302712039221485.299
2013Blue Jays36102110211440311134029202001.206
2014Blue Jays (AAA)10040543413179393105759213484408276.323
2014Blue Jays5311612231209021974028110312.267
2015Blue Jays159586628163118312127656281855549254.278
2015Blue Jays11424512650166308000121.286
2016Blue Jays (A+)2796510032000200000.857
2016Blue Jays146548584146102352759532409063312146.266
2016Blue Jays932353110112216010010.094
2017Depth Charts13854358114810135211636225190544 156.273
2017Steamer132480516132913029565624179544 136.275
2017Fans (27)1495435811461033121058582819064  184.269
2017ZiPS1555726091551043731166632419664310176.271
Total- - -39413521444361254794241651296012321499244013.267
Postseason- - -207480157602785114010131.203

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2011Blue Jays (R)3.9 %14.1 %0.28.343.373.530.903.1866.5.378  -0.34813.4.395139
2012Rafters (R)4.5 %19.4 %0.23.371.409.435.845.0656.5.458  0.5122.5.397128
2012Blue Jays (A)9.3 %14.1 %0.66.322.390.451.841.1287.3.371  4.36317.6.384139
2012Blue Jays (A+)2.8 %9.6 %0.29.323.339.415.754.0917.0.342  1.9232.2.341110
2013Blue Jays (AA)5.8 %9.5 %0.61.313.361.441.802.1285.5.336  -0.4489.3.365124
2013Blue Jays (AAA)5.5 %17.9 %0.31.299.341.493.834.1947.1.350  -0.6327.5.371131
2013Blue Jays3.6 %26.4 %0.14.206.250.333.583.1272.5.2570.20.5-0.57-4.7.25957
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2014Blue Jays (AAA)4.8 %11.1 %0.44.323.359.509.868.1856.6.345  2.86918.3.383136
2014Blue Jays3.3 %23.0 %0.14.267.295.397.692.1293.8.3331.9-0.4-0.613-0.5.30492
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Blue Jays4.5 %13.5 %0.33.278.314.399.713.1215.8.3063.41.63.169-1.7.31093
2015Blue Jays6.7 %17.8 %0.38.286.333.476.810.1904.8.333  0.061.3.349120
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Blue Jays (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.857.8891.0001.889.1432.6.857  0.043.4.840447
2016Blue Jays4.1 %15.4 %0.27.266.303.376.679.1094.7.3062.8-1.00.058-11.3.29580
2016Blue Jays5.7 %17.1 %0.33.094.143.219.362.1254.2.077  0.2-1-5.1.142-25
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
2017Depth Charts4.3 %15.5 %0.27.273.309.404.713.1314.8.3081.2 0.263-5.3.30789
2017Steamer4.6 %15.2 %0.30.275.313.404.717.1294.7.3101.6 -0.257-3.8.30990
2017Fans (27)4.8 %15.5 %0.31.269.310.389.698.1205.0.304  1.761-7.7.30286
2017ZiPS3.9 %15.8 %0.25.271.305.404.709.1335.3.307  0.665-6.7.30587
Total- - -4.2 %16.1 %0.26.267.303.385.688.1184.9.3058.30.72.1146-18.2.29985
Postseason- - -6.3 %17.5 %0.36.203.250.365.615.1624.6.220  0.25-3.8.26057

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2013Blue Jays0.7616.7 %36.1 %47.2 %8.8 %8.8 %7.7 %33.3 %38.7 %38.7 %22.7 %24.0 %58.7 %17.3 %
2014Blue Jays1.5515.9 %51.1 %33.0 %6.9 %6.9 %4.4 %100.0 %40.4 %36.0 %23.6 %23.6 %49.4 %27.0 %
2015Blue Jays1.1321.9 %41.4 %36.7 %17.7 %6.6 %9.3 %17.6 %42.9 %30.2 %26.9 %24.7 %50.6 %24.7 %
2015Blue Jays1.4029.4 %41.2 %29.4 %20.0 %10.0 %21.4 %0.0 %      
2016Blue Jays1.3420.5 %45.6 %33.9 %15.6 %4.5 %7.2 %50.0 %39.0 %31.5 %29.5 %24.8 %48.1 %27.2 %
2016Blue Jays1.787.4 %59.3 %33.3 %33.3 %11.1 %0.0 %0.0 %      
Total- - -1.2120.5 %43.5 %36.0 %15.3 %6.0 %7.9 %32.3 %40.9 %31.7 %27.4 %24.6 %50.0 %25.4 %
Postseason- - -1.5819.7 %49.2 %31.1 %26.3 %10.5 %10.0 %0.0 %      

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2013Blue Jays2634123231135302437
2014Blue Jays4529142211110311421
2015Blue Jays204181108321917369415682262
2015Blue Jays141010230051122173
2016Blue Jays20715493241510565114732124
2016Blue Jays16923000257398
Total- - -48239822761383110159036545244
Postseason- - -301912530076195271

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2013Blue Jays-0.84-2.121.28-2.92-0.320.99 0-0.61-0.23
2014Blue Jays-0.43-2.041.60-4.54-0.480.890.928-0.23-0.25
2015Blue Jays-0.66-9.819.15-5.77-0.570.880.491-0.860.11
2015Blue Jays0.34-0.610.943.060.301.01 00.290.04
2016Blue Jays-0.41-10.5610.15-2.76-0.341.00 0-1.561.15
2016Blue Jays-0.34-0.700.36-3.94-0.401.09 0-0.410.10
Total- - --2.34-24.5222.18-16.00-1.710.940.879-3.260.77
Postseason- - -0.00-1.311.30-0.88-0.111.05 0-0.110.11

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2013Blue Jays56.1% (91.7)9.4% (84.0)8.5% (87.8)11.4% (78.5)13.5% (82.4)1.1% (81.8)  
2014Blue Jays55.6% (91.8)14.3% (83.2)7.6% (88.8)9.7% (78.1)10.7% (81.9)1.0% (84.5)1.2% (73.2) 
2015Blue Jays56.6% (92.4)18.8% (84.3)6.6% (88.5)7.8% (78.7)7.3% (83.5)2.7% (83.8)0.3% (75.3)0.3%
2016Blue Jays55.4% (92.2)18.3% (84.0)5.2% (87.4)9.8% (77.4)7.7% (83.1)2.7% (83.2)0.9% (72.9)0.0%
Total- - -56.0% (92.2)17.4% (84.1)6.2% (88.1)9.1% (78.0)8.3% (83.1)2.4% (83.5)0.6% (73.5)0.2%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2013Blue Jays39.1 %9.2 %10.1 %0.9 % 4.1 %12.1 %8.9 %2.1 % 13.5 %   
2014Blue Jays32.9 %14.1 %6.4 %0.2 %0.5 %9.5 %14.3 %8.6 %2.4 % 10.5 % 0.7 % 
2015Blue Jays37.2 %14.0 %5.5 %2.3 %0.4 %5.9 %18.4 %6.7 %1.9 % 7.5 % 0.2 %0.1 %
2016Blue Jays35.7 %15.0 %3.9 %2.5 % 4.5 %18.7 %8.9 %1.6 % 8.4 % 0.8 % 
Total- - -36.4 %14.0 %5.3 %2.1 %0.2 %5.5 %17.7 %7.9 %1.8 % 8.6 % 0.5 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013Blue Jays92.191.688.981.8 90.184.078.876.6 82.4  
2014Blue Jays92.291.788.683.885.590.283.976.683.2 81.6 74.1
2015Blue Jays92.592.088.884.486.591.284.378.580.3 83.2 76.2
2016Blue Jays92.392.188.383.2 91.084.277.081.1 83.3 73.5
Total- - -92.492.088.683.786.390.984.277.780.5 83.0 74.1

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2013Blue Jays-3.4-0.6-1.0-0.50.21.4 -1.41-1.39-2.62-0.910.3028.50 
2014Blue Jays2.2-0.31.6-1.4-1.90.6-0.50.93-0.525.04-3.30-4.2315.48-9.10
2015Blue Jays-3.3-4.10.03.53.0-1.20.2-0.26-0.97-0.011.971.85-1.933.32
2016Blue Jays-8.0-4.91.10.3-1.8-1.60.7-0.68-1.271.010.14-1.07-2.833.94
Total- - --12.5-9.91.71.9-0.4-0.80.5-0.43-1.090.530.41-0.10-0.601.64

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013Blue Jays-1.0-1.6-2.21.4 0.0-0.60.1-0.3 0.3  
2014Blue Jays0.60.0-0.90.10.72.60.8-1.3-0.3 -1.8 -0.4
2015Blue Jays1.3-0.50.5-1.7-0.2-3.2-7.93.31.1 4.0 0.2
2016Blue Jays-6.3-2.0-1.2-0.9 0.0-2.70.80.1 -3.3 0.7
Total- - --5.4-4.1-3.7-1.10.5-0.7-10.42.80.6 -0.7 0.5

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2013Blue Jays-0.57-4.02-4.9934.47 -0.02-1.200.24-2.95 0.54  
2014Blue Jays0.42-0.06-3.398.8236.106.531.38-3.55-3.44 -4.02 -12.75
2015Blue Jays0.16-0.160.43-3.30-2.29-2.41-1.892.182.58 2.39 3.88
2016Blue Jays-0.83-0.62-1.41-1.76 -0.05-0.680.400.17 -1.83 4.25
Total- - --0.28-0.56-1.34-1.055.39-0.23-1.120.690.58 -0.16 2.14

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2013Blue Jays40.7 %62.4 %50.1 %62.4 %86.4 %75.3 %43.3 %58.2 %12.4 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Blue Jays43.3 %65.2 %53.9 %63.8 %89.5 %78.9 %48.5 %64.8 %11.4 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Blue Jays40.1 %63.0 %50.8 %73.7 %90.1 %83.2 %46.8 %65.1 %8.5 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Blue Jays37.1 %62.3 %48.9 %69.9 %90.5 %82.2 %47.0 %64.7 %8.7 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -39.2 %62.9 %50.3 %70.3 %89.9 %81.8 %46.7 %64.4 %9.2 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013Blue Jays38.8 %61.0 %50.1 %57.8 %86.0 %75.3 %51.0 %21.4
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Blue Jays43.5 %64.0 %53.8 %64.8 %88.9 %79.2 %50.2 %22.8
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Blue Jays39.8 %62.0 %50.8 %71.3 %91.1 %83.3 %49.5 %22.3
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Blue Jays37.2 %60.8 %49.0 %68.8 %90.2 %82.0 %49.8 %21.7
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -39.0 %61.6 %50.2 %68.7 %90.1 %81.8 %49.8 %22.0

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2013Blue JaysLF3328243.05610000000     1.000 
2014Blue JaysLF3014134.23000000000     1.000 
2015Blue JaysLF1413120.03230000100     1.000 
Total- - -LF7755497.211840000100     1.000 
2014Blue JaysCF1613112.03310000000     1.000 
2015Blue JaysCF1421391236.040472020000     .995 
2016Blue JaysCF1461431293.033766600200     .983 
Total- - -CF3042952641.0774148620200     .990 
2013Blue JaysRF118.0100000000     1.000 
2014Blue JaysRF7335.0810000000     1.000 
2015Blue JaysRF3326.0400000000     1.000 
Total- - -RF11769.01310000000     1.000 
2013Blue JaysOF3429251.05710000000     1.000 
2014Blue JaysOF5330281.27120000000     1.000 
2015Blue JaysOF1591551382.0440102020100     .996 
2016Blue JaysOF1461431293.033766600200     .983 
Total- - -OF3923573207.2905198620300     .991 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013Blue JaysLF243.0  21033833.86823   01.3 1.30.32.818.9
2014Blue JaysLF134.2  -100-12421.8759   0-1.0 0.80.20.04.0
2015Blue JaysLF120.0  42282622.84611   11.9 -0.70.21.58.1
Total- - -LF497.2  532108876.86443   12.2 1.40.74.310.6
2014Blue JaysCF112.0  00222523.92010   00.2 0.10.10.45.4
2015Blue JaysCF1236.0  101314305291.954113   6-1.3 14.60.714.016.0
2016Blue JaysCF1293.0  -1-22421242228.942109   8-0.1 21.8-0.321.426.3
Total- - -CF2641.0  0-23937572542.948232   14-1.2 36.40.535.720.5
2013Blue JaysRF8.0  001100 1   00.0 0.40.00.40.7
2014Blue JaysRF35.0  110297.7781   00.4 2.40.02.9154.9
2015Blue JaysRF26.0  0000331.0001   00.0 -0.30.0-0.3-20.7
Total- - -RF69.0  11131210.8333   00.4 2.60.13.189.5
2013Blue JaysOF251.0  21143833.86824   01.3 1.70.33.220.4
2014Blue JaysOF281.2  01235851.87920   0-0.5 3.30.33.219.4
2015Blue JaysOF1382.0  521522334316.946125   70.6 13.61.015.215.4
2016Blue JaysOF1293.0  -1-22421242228.942109   8-0.1 21.8-0.321.426.3
Total- - -OF3207.2  624250672628.935278   151.4 40.41.343.120.0

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2013Blue JaysLF243.00.0%    (19)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%     (1)50.0%      (2)100.0%    (53)
2014Blue JaysLF134.20.0%      (6)0.0%      (4)100.0%      (1)100.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (28)
2015Blue JaysLF120.00.0%      (8)50.0%      (4)100.0%      (3)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (3)96.0%    (25)
Total- - -LF497.20.0%    (33)22.2%      (9)100.0%      (5)100.0%     (3)80.0%      (5)99.1%  (106)
2014Blue JaysCF112.00.0%      (6)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (3)100.0%    (28)
2015Blue JaysCF1236.00.0%    (53)6.3%    (16)50.0%    (12)42.9%     (7)100.0%      (6)99.7%  (390)
2016Blue JaysCF1293.00.0%    (68)14.3%      (7)77.8%      (9)70.0%    (10)88.2%    (17)100.0%  (303)
Total- - -CF2641.00.0%  (127)8.3%    (24)63.6%    (22)61.1%    (18)92.3%    (26)99.9%  (721)
2013Blue JaysRF8.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2014Blue JaysRF35.00.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (6)
2015Blue JaysRF26.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (4)
Total- - -RF69.00.0%      (3)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (11)
2013Blue JaysOF251.00.0%    (19)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%     (1)50.0%      (2)100.0%    (54)
2014Blue JaysOF281.20.0%    (14)0.0%      (5)100.0%      (2)100.0%     (3)100.0%      (4)100.0%    (62)
2015Blue JaysOF1382.00.0%    (62)15.0%    (20)60.0%    (15)50.0%     (8)100.0%      (9)99.5%  (419)
2016Blue JaysOF1293.00.0%    (68)14.3%      (7)77.8%      (9)70.0%    (10)88.2%    (17)100.0%  (303)
Total- - -OF3207.20.0%  (163)12.1%    (33)70.4%    (27)68.2%    (22)90.6%    (32)99.8%  (838)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2013Blue Jays251.01950525452464755510
2014Blue Jays281.23053586660464345530
2015Blue Jays1382.010378837777574750677
2016Blue Jays1293.09580837785594747688
Total- - -3207.2247747874775647496515

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Blue Jays-5.30.23.2-1.4-5.11.80.53.10.40.0$0.3 
2014Blue Jays-1.00.93.2-1.0-0.22.20.53.46.00.7$5.0 
2015Blue Jays-5.08.115.21.43.216.62.218.440.34.3$34.2 
2016Blue Jays-13.81.821.42.2-11.923.62.317.631.63.2$25.8 
Total- - --25.111.143.11.2-14.044.25.442.678.28.2$65.3 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Toronto Blue Jays on 3/4/2016 (League Minimum)
    • 2016: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Toronto Blue Jays on 3/3/2015 (League Minimum)
    • 2015: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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  • 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 32, Pick: 18, Overall: 979
    • Team: Toronto Blue Jays
    • School: Cal St Dominguez Hills