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Need the perfect reaction GIF for any situation? MLB’s got your back

It's become the unofficial language of the Internet: Someone does something, someone else has feelings about it, and those feelings can only be expressed through the perfect moving image -- the reaction GIF.

You've probably got a handful close by, ready to deploy at any moment. Maybe it's an octopus sprinting away as fast as it can. Maybe it's George Michael Bluth crumpling to the ground. Maybe it's Tyra Banks telling your former protege and greatest disappointment that WE WERE ALL ROOTING FOR YOU.

No matter what your flavor of choice, there's simply no way to process the plot twists and petty grievances of the world wide web without them. But how can you be sure that you've got the perfect GIF for the situation at hand? How can you know that there isn't a better option out there, waiting for you?

With our handy MLB reaction GIF guide, that's how. Pick an emotion -- the embarrassment of responding "you too" after someone's wished you a happy birthday, the frustration of being stuck on a seemingly endless reply-all chain -- and there's a 100-percent chance that a baseball player has gone through it before (and encapsulated it on his face).


Example: When you try to make it to the bathroom at 2 a.m. but wind up stepping on a Lego instead.

Uh oh

Example: When you look back to discover that you've locked your keys in your car.


Example: When you scramble to make a job interview only to realize you had the wrong address.


Example: When your roommates are out of town, and you know it's nothing but pizza rolls all weekend.


Example: [listens to "Cut to the Feeling" by Carly Rae Jepsen once]


Example: When you first learn that Chuck E. Cheese's full given name is Charles Entertainment Cheese.

Resigned bemusement

Example: When you want it to be one way, but it's the other way.


Example: When you wake up at 7 a.m., only to realize that today is actually Saturday.


Example: When you sneak an extra office donut and no one notices.


Example: When the reply-all thread will not stop.


Example: When someone tries to put peas in your guacamole.


Example: When the Beyonce hits.


Example: When you successfully parallel park exactly one (1) time.


Example: When the barbecue spot is out of brisket.


Example: When the someone tells you that a hot dog is not a sandwich.


Example: When you've just witnessed someone get owned to within an inch of their life.

Got 'em

Example: When you've just owned someone to within an inch of their life.