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Gifted with glove: Esky's grab among top GIFs

April 15, 2016

Here are the top GIFs from Thursday, courtesy of @MLBGifs.1. Escobar wows 'emCount Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer among those who were impressed by the acrobatic double play turned by shortstop Alcides Escobar in Houston.Gif: Escobar sliding grab, Hosmer says wow2. Juuuuuust a bit outsideThe Rangers' Adrian Beltre had an

Here are the top GIFs from Thursday, courtesy of @MLBGifs.
1. Escobar wows 'em
Count Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer among those who were impressed by the acrobatic double play turned by shortstop Alcides Escobar in Houston.
Gif: Escobar sliding grab, Hosmer says wow
2. Juuuuuust a bit outside
The Rangers' Adrian Beltre had an interesting reaction to the Orioles' Chris Tillman throwing a very wild pitch.
Gif: Tillman's errant pitch makes Beltre call timeout
3. Nobody home
When you make a pickoff throw, it's generally a good idea to have a fielder stationed at the appropriate base. The Pirates' Gerrit Cole probably will try to remember that for next time.
Gif: Cole throws to no one at first
4. Sweet 16
The Phillies' Vince Velasquez was 16 strikeouts worth of nasty on Thursday afternoon, as the Padres can attest.
Gif: Vince Velasquez Strikeout Reel
5. Take a long look
The Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson absolutely demolished a home run against the Yankees and took a second to admire his handiwork.
Gif: Josh Donaldson's homer reaction
6. Pull up a seat
Some fans at Rogers Centre got a close encounter with Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner, who went tumbling into the seats as he chased a foul ball.
Gif: Gardner catch falling into stands

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