By Ron Kaplan, contributor

Oh-no. Only two MOTs played last night, and they went a collective 0-for-8.

Kevin Pillar‘s batting woes continued as the Toronto Blue Jays were blasted by the visiting NY Yankees, 12-2. Pillar was 0-for4. He will be making a donation to two Toronto-area LGBTQ organizations as an apology for his use of an anti-gay slur last month, according to media reports.

Same deal for Danny Valencia in the Seattle Mariners’ 6-3 loss to the visiting Colorado Rockies, although he did drive in a run on a sacrifice fly.

C’est tout. Richard Bleier did not appear for the Baltimore Orioles in their 7-5 win over the visiting Boston Red Sox and Craig Breslow did not get into the Minnesota Twins’ 4-2 win over the host LA Angels.

Ian Kinsler, Ryan Braun, and Joc Pederson remain on the DL.

Have a great weekend.

Ron Kaplan (@RonKaplanNJ) hosts Kaplan’s Korner, a blog about Jews and sports. He is the author of three books, including The Jewish Olympics: The History of the Maccabiah Games and the forthcoming Hank Greenberg in 1938: Hatred and Home Runs in the Shadow of War.

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