During the 2020/2021 offseason, the Mets made an unprecedented move: they signed two players whose last name ends with -illar, Jonathan Villar and Kevin Pillar. While the names are pronounced differently , the two bench pieces starters for the Mets have contributed a fair amount to their early success already. Inspired by our own Maggie Wiggin on Twitter, we will declare an -illar of the Day, celebrating which player had a more productive , Jonathan hasn played in a few days, so you think that would mean a second straight week of Pillar dominance. Well Mason Williams T-Shirt, you just played yourself. Keep reading and learn something. Game 60: Cubs at MetsAfter nearly getting shut out in last week tally, Jonathan Villar started the fresh set of -illars strong, collecting two hits in an otherwise disappointing loss to the Cubbies. -illar of the Day: Jonathan VillarGame 61: Mets at NationalsPhoto by Julien M. Hekimian/Getty Images For ChanelThis was a dismal offensive game that ended in a walk off for Washington. Since neither brought home the crown, it time for an alternate -illar! -illar of the Day: The only person to win an Academy Award for a French-language performance, Marion Cotillard! Game 62: Mets at NationalsVillar collected a hit and a run in the first game of the double dip, while Pillar barely played. -illar of the Day: Jonathan VillarGame 63: Mets at NationalsPhoto by DANIEL ROLAND/AFP via Getty ImagesThis disaster of a bullpen game saw neither -illar do squat Jordan Yamamoto T-Shirt, so we have to look elsewhere for our jollies. -illar of the Day: Ken Follet 800 page novel, which has been adapted into a miniseries, a board game (!), and a video game (!!), The Pillars of the Earth. Bonus AwardAs I mentioned in my half of the doubleheader write-up, Jon Heyman tweeted a photo of Kevin Pillar with the caption his is a ballplayer. This is hilarious for a million reasons and, while I mean no disrespect at all to OF Doom, who has been a delight to cover and root for, it seems like Heyman is just giving him that honorific due to his dirty uniform. And so, we debuted a new award that evening, the inguaural:dentified as a Member of His Chosen Profession Due to Filth of the Day: Kevin PillarGame 64: Mets at NationalsKyle Schwarber hit three dingers in the Mets series-losing effort, but Pillar hit one, and one is better than nothing!-illar of the Day: Kevin PillarGame 65: Braves at MetsBrad Penner-USA TODAY SportsVillar scored two runs in Jacob deGrom brief but dominant 5-inning appearance in the first game of the doubleheader. -illar of the Day: Jonathan VillarGame 66: Braves at MetsThe -illar health would run out with this game, as Jonathan Villar left the second game of the doubleheader with calf tightness. But before that, Villar went 1 for 2 with a walk. -illar of the Day: Jonathan VillarGame 67: Braves at MetsWith Villar on the shelf and Pillar going hitless, we have no choice but to, again, sublet the award to a non-Met. -illar of the Day: Musicians with a career spanning nearly 60 years and an appearance on the Andy Griffith Show, bluegrass family band the Dillards!Game 68: Braves at MetsA rare process-based award https://www.newprostoreonline.com/Travis_Blankenhorn_Pillow_Cover-387, Pillar has been hitting the ball on the screws for the entire Braves series, but has had very little success to show for it. We award good process around here, so let make it official. -illar of the Day: Kevin PillarThe Tally So Far:Jonathan Villar: 24 wins, 4 tiesKevin Pillar: 19 wins, 4 tiesOther -illars: 8After a week without a non-Met victory, three other -illars took the prize home this week. Let hope for a return to the starting lineup for Jonathan, and a bunch of Mets wins in the next week.