Blue Jays Recall Pillar

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have recalled OF KEVIN PILLAR from Buffalo of the International League (AAA) and optioned INF JONATHAN DIAZ to the Bisons.

PILLAR, 25, is batting .305 with 17 extra-base hits, 19 RBI and five stolen bases in 34 games for Buffalo this season. The right-handed hitter had an International League high, 18-game hitting streak this season and currently owns an IL high 26-game on base streak. Pillar played in 36 games for the Blue Jays last season batting .206 with three home runs and 13 RBI his first in the Major Leagues.