Kevin Pillar delivers heartfelt tribute to Jose Bautista

As Jose Bautista plays possibly his last game at Rogers Centre on Sunday, it’s a monumental event for Toronto Blue Jays fans.

Bautista has been an essential part of the fabric of the franchise for almost a decade, and he won’t soon be forgotten by the Blue Jays faithful.

The same can be said about his teammates, who will remember him exceptionally fondly if this is in fact the end. On Friday, Kevin Pillar told Yahoo Canada Sports what Bautista has meant to the Blue Jays, and him personally.

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Kevin Pillar and Jose Bautista have spent thousands of innnings in the outfield together (Aaron Lynett/CP)