Gomez's bat flip highlights top GIFs

Gomez's bat flip highlights top GIFs

Sunday offered another intense day of postseason baseball with a pair of Game 3s in the American League Division Series that saw the Blue Jays stave off elimination against the Rangers, and the Astros moving within one win of knocking out the Royals. Here are the top GIFs of the day, courtesy of @MLBGIFs.

1. Gomez bat flips

Carlos Gomez Swing

Carlos Gomez is known for his bat flips, and he doesn't disappoint here after connecting for an RBI single on a sharp liner up the middle.

2. Orbit reacts to strikeout

Orbit Behind Home Plate

Astros mascot Orbit had a good seat for this at-bat, but he shows some disappointment when Evan Gattis strikes out.

3. Point the finger

Gomez Finger Point

If you didn't know already, Gomez is one of the more animated players on the baseball diamond. And that's a good thing.

4. Fear the beard

Keuchel Strikout

Astros ace Dallas Keuchel, a Cy Young Award candidate, strikes out Lorenzo Cain on his final pitch of a solid start that saw him limit the Royals to one run over seven innings.

5. Houston loves Keuchel

Keuchel For President Sign/Fear The Beard Sign

Keuchel improved to 16-0 in 19 starts at Minute Maid Park this year, so it's easy to see why he's a crowd favorite.

6. Tulo goes deep

Troy Tulowitzki hits homer

Superstar shortstop Troy Tulowitzki hammered a three-run homer and drove in four runs to lead the Blue Jays to their first postseason win since 1993.

7. Carter blasts off

Carter Home Run

Astros slugger Chris Carter goes yard off Royals lefty Danny Duffy in the seventh inning for his first career postseason homer.

Austin Laymance is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.