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Harper, Pillar show their stuff in top GIFs

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Here are the Top 5 GIFs from Opening Day, courtesy of @MLBGifs.

1. Harper homers in first at-bat

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