Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees delayed by bees

Groundskeepers spray insecticide on a swarm of bees that came from left field into the Boston Red Sox bullpen in the bottom of the third inning of a spring exhibition baseball game against the New York Yankees in Tampa, Fla., Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The game was delayed while the swarm was eradicated. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Groundskeepers spray insecticide on a swarm of bees that came from left field into the Boston Red Sox bullpen in the bottom of the third inning of a spring exhibition baseball game against the New York Yankees in Tampa, Fla., Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The game was delayed while the swarm was eradicated. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — 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.

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.

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