Reds, MLB teams pay homage to solar eclipse with lyrical tribute

MLB teams love having fun on Twitter. This time the Reds started a thread.

Using a gif of first baseman Joey Votto winking before July’s All-Star Game in Miami, they captioned it with lyrics from Bonnie Tyler’s “Total Eclipse of the Heart.”

Monday, of course, is the total solar eclipse across the country.

The rest of baseball chimed in.

🎵 And I need you now tonight!

And I need you more than ever! 🎵

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— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds)

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🎶 And if you only hold me tight, we'll be holding on forever. 🎶

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— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies)

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🎶 And we'll only be making it riiiiiiight

'cause we'll never be wrong together! 🎶

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— Cleveland Indians (@Indians)

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🎶We can take it to the end of the line

Your love is like a shadow on me all of the time. 🎶

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— Phillies (@Phillies)

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🎶 I don't know what to do and I'm always in the dark 🎶

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— Washington Nationals (@Nationals)

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🎶 We're living in a powder keg and giving off sparks

I really need you tonight 🎶

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— Minnesota Twins (@Twins)

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🎶 Forever's gonna start tonight 🎶

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— Blue Jays (@BlueJays)

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🎶 One upon a time I was falling in love

Now I'm only falling apart 🎶

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— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball)

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🎵 There's nothing I can do

A total eclipse of the heart 🎵

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— Detroit Tigers (@tigers)

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