KC celebrates, Stroman fired up in top GIFs

KC celebrates, Stroman fired up in top GIFs

Here are the top GIFs of the night, courtesy of @MLBGIFs.

1. Royals hoist the banner

The defending champion Royals raised their World Series banner prior to Sunday night's season opener against the Mets. The 2015 banner is the second at Kauffman Stadium, joining one celebrating Kansas City's 1985 title.

KC 2015 World Series flag raised before Opening Night

2. Stroman: 'I'm not talking to you' to LoMo

Blue Jays right-hander Marcus Stroman had a heated exchange with new Rays first baseman Logan Morrison.

Stroman I'm not talking to you

3. Volquez wears the wrong cap

You can take the player out of Spring Training, but you can't take the Spring Training (cap) off of the player, at least as far is Edinson Volquez is concerned.

Volquez wears wrong KC hat in split screen

4. Tulo belts first '16 homer

Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki became the first player to homer in the 2016 season, launching a two-run shot against the Rays in the American League opener. It was Tulowitzki's fourth career Opening Day home run.

Tulowitzki first HR of regular season

5. Another view of PNC Park

A unique view on the action at PNC Park as the Cardinals and Pirates clashed in the first game of the 2016 season.

Pirates fan sunglasses reflection

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