Sports - Colorado Rockies

May 17, 2012 7:45 PM by Jordan Mason

Swarm of bees causes delay in Rockies-Diamondbacks

DENVER (AP) - Thousands of bees swarming around a camera bay next to the Colorado Rockies' dugout caused a brief delay in Thursday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The bee swarm suddenly appeared in the top of the fifth inning and the action on the field was halted for a couple of minutes, though the teams never left the diamond. The bees landed on a pole in front of the camera bay, forcing the camera operator to vacate his post.

The bees were contained to the field-level camera bay and umpires determined that the game could proceed.

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