for using racial slurs toward Motte in game 3 of Braves/Jays series.

Major League Baseball is investigating whether Kevin Pillar used a homophobic slur during a heated on-field exchange Wednesday with Braves reliever Jason Motte.

Motte threw a quick-pitch to strike out Pillar in the top of the seventh inning and the Blue Jays center fielder took offense. If the evidence proves he used homophobic language when confronting Motte, a suspension could be coming. Yunel Escobar was suspended three games by the Blue Jays in 2012 after taking the field with a derogatory term for homosexuals inscribed on his eye-black.