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Harper, Pillar show their stuff in top GIFs

April 5, 2016

Here are the Top 5 GIFs from Opening Day, courtesy of @MLBGifs.1. Harper homers in first at-batBryce Harper, the reigning National League Most Valuable Player, picked up where he left off last season, silencing booing Braves fans with one swing.Gif: Harper goes yard on Opening Day2. Pillar off to races

Here are the Top 5 GIFs from Opening Day, courtesy of @MLBGifs.
1. Harper homers in first at-bat
Bryce Harper, the reigning National League Most Valuable Player, picked up where he left off last season, silencing booing Braves fans with one swing.
Gif: Harper goes yard on Opening Day
2. Pillar off to races already
Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar got started stockpiling 2016 highlights with a spectacular leaping grab vs. the Rays.
Gif: Pillar leaps for a catch near the outfield wall
3. CarGo leaves yard in hurry
Rockies slugger Carlos Gonzalez made quite a splash, drilling a laser into the Chase Field pool area, with an exit velocity measured by Statcast™ at 117.4 mph.
Gif: Carlos Gonzalez home run
4. Arrieta handcuffs Halos
Welcome back, Jake Arrieta. The Angels had no answers for the 2015 NL Cy Young Award winner.
Gif: Arrieta fans Trout, Pujols
5. Kershaw sits 'em down
Not to be outdone, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw struck out nine Padres with an assortment of nasty pitches.
Gif: Clayton Kershaw strikeout reel