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Giants vs. Blue Jays lineups: Drew Pomeranz goes for first win of 2019

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Giants vs. Blue Jays lineups: Drew Pomeranz goes for first win of 2019

The Giants' eight-game road trip finally is coming to an end. And they're going for their first sweep of the season.

After using four home runs to beat the Blue Jays on Tuesday, San Francisco is looking to leave Toronto with two consecutive wins. 

Giants manager Bruce Bochy isn't switching anything up in his lineup one day after the power surge. On the hill will be left-hander Drew Pomeranz, who is 3-2 with a 4.26 ERA in eight careee starts against the Blue Jays.

The veteran is seeking his first win as a Giant.

Here are the projected lineups for the Giants-Blue Jays matchup, which you can watch at 1 p.m. PT on NBC Sports Bay Area and streaming on the MyTeams app.

San Francisco Giants (10-14)
RF Steven Duggar
LF Gerardo Parra
C Buster Posey
1B Brandon Belt
3B Evan Longoria
DH Pablo Sandoval
SS Brandon Crawford
CF Kevin Pillar
2B Joe Panik

Drew Pomeranz, LHP (0-2, 4.82 ERA)

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Toronto Blue Jays (11-13)
2B Eric Sogard
3B Brandon Drury
DH Justin Smoak
RF Randal Grichuk
1B Rowdy Tellez
LF Teoscar Hernandez
C Danny Jansen
SS Richard Urena
RF Alen Hanson

Clay Buchholz, RHP (0-0, 3.38 ERA)

Kevin Pillar emotional on Toronto return for first time since trade to Giants

Kevin Pillar emotional on Toronto return for first time since trade to Giants

Kevin Pillar started against the Blue Jays on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre in what he eventually admitted was an emotionally charged event for him.

Up until being traded to the Giants, Pillar spent his entire career as a member of the Toronto organization -- and they more than made him feel back at home.

The crowd had signs wishing him love, the Jays dedicated a video tribute to him, and the home crowd cheered when he went out on to the field -- even giving him a standing ovation. He made sure to wave and give his thanks to the fans who stuck by him all of those years. 

Following the Giants' 7-6 win, Pillar spoke to the media and talked about the many emotions going on:

"To come back and see the genuine appreciation that people have," Pillar told reporters. "The video tribute was a really nice touch."

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Pillar found out about the tribute a few days prior, and he mentioned how he did his best to keep his composure, despite him being a very emotional guy.

Watch Kevin Pillar get ovation from Blue Jays fans in Toronto return

Watch Kevin Pillar get ovation from Blue Jays fans in Toronto return

Kevin Pillar never won any awards or championships during his seven years with the Blue Jays, but he definitely won over the hearts of Toronto fans with his highlight-reel catches.

So when the Giants center fielder went out to play defense in the bottom of the first inning Tuesday night, Blue Jays fans showed their appreciation for the 30-year-old.

It was a pretty emotional moment. We're sure Pillar was choking back tears as he watched the tribute video and tipped his cap to the fans.

The love for Pillar didn't stop there. When he came up for his first at-bat in the top of the second inning, the Blue Jays fans once again gave him a standing ovation.

But the cheering ended quickly as Pillar singled to left field and drove in Pablo Sandoval to give the Giants a 1-0 lead.

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Pillar and Crawford would later score on a Joe Panik double to right.

Not a bad homecoming for the Toronto fan favorite.