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Sports Giants non-tender Kevin Pillar

15:16  03 december  2019
15:16  03 december  2019 Source:   thescore.com

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The San Francisco Giants non-tendered outfielder Kevin Pillar, the team announced Monday.

Pillar spent one year with the Giants after being acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays early in the 2019 season.

"It was a difficult decision. It was a baseball decision, not a financial decision," Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi told Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area. "We want to make sure that we can provide the opportunity to some of our younger outfielders who have emerged over the last year."

The 30-year-old is known primarily for his glove but was worth minus-5 defensive runs saved in center field following the trade. However, Pillar did surprise at the plate, slashing .259/.287/.432 with a career-best 21 homers and 87 RBIs while leading the Giants in multiple offensive categories.

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The Giants declined to tender an offer to center fielder Kevin Pillar after acquiring him from Toronto during the 2019 season. Pillar , 30, tied for the team lead with 21 home runs in 156 games with the Giants , playing a sparkling center field with multiple highlight-reel plays.

The Giants have non - tendered center fielder Kevin Pillar , according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network (via Twitter). He’ll head onto the open market. Set to reach his 31st birthday in January, Pillar was slated to earn a projected .7MM in his final trip through the arbitration process.

For his efforts, Pillar finished 22nd in NL MVP voting after garnering one 10th-place vote. He also won the "Willie Mac Award" as the Giants' most inspirational player.

The Giants also non-tendered left-hander Tyler Anderson, right-hander Rico Garcia, and outfielder Joey Rickard. Outfielder Alex Dickerson, infielder Donovan Solano, and left-hander Wandy Peralta, meanwhile, all agreed to contracts with the team and avoided arbitration.

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