Mets’ Kevin Pillar debunks photos and claims he used a bloody bat vs. Orioles, insisting it was pine tar

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For a quick time period, Kevin Pillar seemed like essentially the most badass baseball participant on the planet on Wednesday. He appeared within the Mets lineup for the primary time a couple of month in the past after taking a quick ball to his face which landed him on IL.

When he hit the Orioles’ racket on Wednesday, Mets followers quickly seen that his racket was coated in a sure substance. Instantly, the thought was that he had introduced the identical bat he had used when his face was smashed by a blow, and that the substance was blood. It isn’t onerous to see the place this concept got here from if you see the picture on TV.

It might have been a kind of legendary tales within the sport that followers have been repeating for years for example of why gamers who do not put on Mets colours are “constructed in a different way” – Pillar chimed twice on the bat. Sadly for these hoping for such an consequence, because the Mets participant defined on social media, his racket wasn’t bloodied. It was really pine tar.

Nevertheless, even when his blood did not get out into the batting field, the character of his energy would by no means be questioned to Mets followers, and even baseball followers generally, at some point after his damage, he seems to have walked into the membership and requested if he can be within the recreation’s lineup.

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