GIFs: Ortiz does more than hit homers, he also gives back rubs

GIFs: Ortiz does more than hit homers, he also gives back rubs

Here are the top GIFs from Thursday, courtesy of @mlbgifs.

A perk of playing first base when David Ortiz singles? You get a nice back rub, as the Twins' Byung Ho Park found out Saturday at Target Field.

David Ortiz gives a back rub

He may play home games for the Warriors across the Bay, but on this off-day during the NBA Finals, Klay Thompson sports a Dodgers cap as he cheers on his brother, Trayce, against the Giants at AT&T Park.

Klay Thompson claps for Trayce Thompson after single

Six million viral video views and counting, "Chewbacca Mom" Candace Payne threw out the first pitch at Tropicana Field during Stars Wars Day. And catching the ball, while wearing a Chewbacca mask, is the Rays' Taylor Motter.

Chewbacca Mom throws out 1st pitch

Talk about baseball IQ: Boston's Xander Bogaerts not only knows he'll beat the throw to second on this fielder's choice, he sees third base vacated and takes it without breaking stride against the Twins Saturday.

Xander takes third base

Not only is the netting behind home plate at AT&T Park doing its job after Giants' catcher Buster Posey loses grip of his bat on a swing, but the lumber sticks to the netting like a fly caught in a spider web.

Bat gets stuck in net

Manny Randhawa is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.