Bees interrupt Angels-Mariners game in Anaheim, swarm right-center field; Angels games against the Orioles at home and the Royals in Kansas City have also experienced bees.
By Sam Gardner FoxSports
A swarm of bees invaded Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., on Sunday, causing two delays during the Angels’ 3-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners.
The first delay came with two outs in the bottom of the third inning, when the bees started swarming in right-center field. After a 23-minute delay, the teams returned to the field, but in the fourth inning the game was briefly delayed for a second time after the bees returned.
It’s not especially uncommon for bees to turn up at ballparks, but the Angels have been especially victimized by the little pollen-suckers this season. In May, bees delayed the first pitch of a home game against the Baltimore Orioles after they accumulated behind home plate: