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Stanton's smash worthy of top GIFs

Here are the Top 7 GIFs from Tuesday's games, courtesy of @MLBGifs.

1. Good to see you, Stanton

Here are the Top 7 GIFs from Tuesday's games, courtesy of @MLBGifs.

1. Good to see you, Stanton

Playing his first regular-season game since last June 26, Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton picked up where he left off, demolishing a Justin Verlander pitch into the left-field seats.

Gif: Stanton 1st homer of 2016 season

2. "Champs" has nice ring to it

Before a 2-0 loss to the Mets at Kauffman Stadium, the Royals received their rings from last season's World Series championship. It's fair to say Lorenzo Cain and Alcides Escobar enjoyed the festivities. 

Gif: 040516_Esky Cain get their rings

3. Pirates fan none too pleased

A devoted Pirates fan was ready to make someone walk the plank in the ninth inning of Tuesday's game against the Cardinals, but he likely was much happier after his team pulled out a 6-5 win in 11 innings.

Gif: Angry Pirates fan stares

4. Rays ice win

A violation of baseball's new slide rule helped the Rays beat the Blue Jays, 3-2, at Tropicana Field, but Tampa Bay pitcher Chris Archer opted for an old-fashioned celebration, dousing Logan Forsythe with the icy cold contents of a Gatorade cooler.

Gif: Logan Forsythe gets Gatorade bath

5. Slide rule enforced

As for that slide, it was clear that Toronto's Jose Bautista reached out and grabbed Forsythe's leg as he went into second base, trying to break up a double play in the ninth inning. That's a no-no.

Gif: Jose Bautista takes out fielder

6. Speedy Dee on the move

Dee Gordon had good reason to be pumped up, smacking a triple and two doubles as the Marlins rallied from deficits of 5-0 and 7-4 to force extra innings. Alas, the Tigers won, 8-7, in the 11th.

Gif: Dee Gordon's reaction yell

7. Is Price happy? You Betts

David Price had many reasons to smile on Tuesday, as he struck out 10 to win his Red Sox debut. In this particular case, a great leaping catch by right fielder Mookie Betts brought joy to his heart.

Gif: David Price reacts to Mookie's catch

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