TAMPA, Fla. (AP/CBS) — A spring training game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees created a buzz.
The game was delayed for seven minutes heading into the bottom of the third inning Tuesday because of a swarm of bees in left field.
Red Sox left fielder Mike Carp walked toward the infield to point out the situation to umpires at Steinbrenner Field, and they called out the grounds crew to address the matter.
“I noticed as soon as game started,” Carp said, according to the team’s Twitter account. “Must have been a couple thousand. Not a big fan of bees flying around.”
The grounds crew received a large cheer from the fans, who were told to be patient during the stoppage,
After the removal process, New York’s Francisco Cervelli, tripled to deep left.
The Yankees went on to win the game 8-0.
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