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Kevin Pillar

Kevin Pillar

Los Angeles Angels (MLB)
CF/RF
Full Name Kevin Andrew Pillar
Date of Birth 01/04/1989
Age35
BirthplaceWest Hills, Calif.
Religion Jewish
Height 6'0
Weight 205
Bats/Throws R/R
Drafted Blue Jays
(06/01/2011)
Draft Round32
Overall Pick979
MLB Debut 08/14/2013

Career highlights (through 2014)

  • Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 32nd round of the 2011 amateur draft, 979th overall
  • Was named Midwest League (A) MVP, 2012
  • In his MLB debut, was held hitless but turned the first line drive he faced into a highlight-reel catch (8/14/2013)
  • As a junior at Cal State Dominguez Hills, set an NCAA record with a 54-game hitting streak (2010)
  • Finished career at Cal State Dominguez Hills as its career hitting leader, at .367

2018 highlights

2016 highlights

  • Midway through the season, MLB.com assembled a highlight reel of some of Pillar’s greatest catches from 2015 and 2016

2014 highlights

  • Of all Major Leaguers who hit 9 or more doubles, he did so with the fewest plate appearances, 122
  • Had a perfect 1.000% fielding average
  • Stole his first MLB base on the same day he homered (9/25/2014)
  • Had 3-hit games twice (5/22/2014, 9/9/2014)
  • Was named International League (AAA) Offensive Player of the Week twice (5/5/2014, 8/4/2014)
  • Led all International League (AAA) batters with 39 doubles
  • Ranked 3rd among International League (AAA) batters with a .323 average
  • Ranked 5rd among International League (AAA) batters with 27 stolen bases
  • Hit this walk-off triple for the Buffalo Bisons (AAA) on 5/3/2014
  • Had 19-game hitting streak for the Buffalo Bisons (AAA)

2013 highlights

  • Named best player in the Blue Jays’ minor-league organization by Baseball America
  • In his second MLB start, tossed out Boston’s Dustin Pedroia at home plate (8/15/2013)

On being Jewish

  • Kevin Pillar Building Unique Jewish Identity as a Baseball Player” (Jewish Exponent, 6/22/2016)

For more information about Kevin Pillar

Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO HBP SH SF ROE GDB SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2013Toronto Blue Jays3610211214031340292200001.2060.2500.3330
2014Toronto Blue Jays531161931902740281010312.2670.2950.3970
2015Toronto Blue Jays15958676163312125628185545NA9254.2780.3140.3990
2016Toronto Blue Jays1465485914635275324090633012146.2660.3030.3760
2017Toronto Blue Jays15458772150371164233095633013156.2560.3000.4040
2018Toronto Blue Jays14251265129402155918098606NA8143.2520.2820.4260
2019Toronto Blue Jays516110001003001NA000.0630.0590.0630
2019San Francisco Giants15659582157373218718486906NA15145.2640.2930.4420
2019Season Total16161183158373218818489907NA15145.2590.2870.4320
2020Boston Red Sox301172032724138023100NA411.2740.3250.4700
2020Colorado Rockies24911428512135118100NA041.3080.3510.4510
2020Season Total54208346012362613141200NA452.2880.3360.4620
2021New York Mets124325407511215471108147000543.2310.2770.4150
2022Los Angeles Dodgers412111000104000NA100.0830.1540.1670
2023Atlanta Braves8119729451009326050003NA241.2280.2480.4160
2024Chicago White Sox1725142014408111NA020.1600.2900.3600
2024Los Angeles Angels113791611314108100NA140.4320.4620.7570
Career Total11143804489979227151064231606690471229NA729633.2570.2940.4090
Year Team G GS CG SHO GF SV IP H BFP HR R ER BB SO WP HBP BK GDP W L ERA
2013Toronto Blue JaysNANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
2014Toronto Blue JaysNANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
2015Toronto Blue JaysNANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
2016Toronto Blue JaysNANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
2017Toronto Blue Jays154NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
2018Toronto Blue JaysNA1NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
2019Toronto Blue JaysNANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
2019San Francisco Giants161154NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
2019Season TotalNANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
2020Boston Red Sox3026NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
2020Colorado Rockies2423NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
2020Season TotalNANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
2021New York Mets1000000.100000000000000.00
2022Los Angeles Dodgers4400000.000000000000000.00
2023Atlanta Braves814200000.000000000000000.00
2024Chicago White Sox17800000.000000000000000.00
2024Los Angeles Angels11800000.000000000000000.00
Career Total1000100.101000000000000.00
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