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Betances' hammer leads day's top GIFs

April 13, 2016

Here are the top GIFs from Tuesday's games, courtesy of @MLBGifs:1. Betances' bender freezes Joey BatsYankees reliever Dellin Betances is known most of all for his high-powered fastball, but he also knows how to drop a nasty hook. Just ask the Blue Jays' Jose Bautista, who could only stare at

Here are the top GIFs from Tuesday's games, courtesy of @MLBGifs:
1. Betances' bender freezes Joey Bats
Yankees reliever Dellin Betances is known most of all for his high-powered fastball, but he also knows how to drop a nasty hook. Just ask the Blue Jays' Jose Bautista, who could only stare at this one.
Gif: Betances' nasty curveball
2. Do a little dance
Despite a dominant start from the Mets' Noah Syndergaard (seven innings, one run and 12 strikeouts), the Marlins managed to steal a 2-1 win on a cold night at Citi Field, inspiring Dee Gordon and Adeiny Hechavarria to try out a few dance moves.
Gif: Dee Gordon, Adeiny Hechavarria Dancing
3. Go ahead, get pumped
Bryce Harper was excited and wasn't afraid to show it after hitting a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning of the Nationals' 2-1 win over the Braves.
Gif: Bryce Harper amped up
4. Cleanup in center field
There's a reason Carlos Gomez is the Astros' center fielder and not their head groundskeeper.
Gif: Carlos Gomez kicks broken wall
5. Take this, pass it on
One lucky baseball mingled with an impressive collection of Dodgers royalty during a ceremony honoring legendary broadcaster Vin Scully ahead of the team's home opener.
Gif: Dodgers ball passes
6. Any way Puig can
This was not what you would call a textbook slide by the Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, but it managed to get the job done as he craftily stretched a single into a double.
Gif: Puig funky slide

Andrew Simon is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @AndrewSimonMLB.