Swarm Of Bees Halts Rockies Game At Coors Field


DENVER (CBS4) – A swarm of bees briefly halted the Colorado Rockies game against Arizona Diamondbacks Thursday afternoon at Coors Field.

They showed up around 2:30 p.m. at the top of the 5th inning near the first base line, that’s right next to the Rockies dugout.

The game was halted when Rockies first base coach Eric Young, Sr. was forced away from his position and photographers for Root Sports took shelter from the bees.

The game eventually re-started but the Rockies beat writer for the Denver Post, Troy Renck, tweeted a beekeeper was on the way.

Play resumed after after about four minutes but the bees started swarming on the dugout railing.

CBS4’s Gary Miller is covering the game and tweeted they are playing “Let It Be” in the ballpark.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Denver

JonBenét Ramsey Docuseries
DAY OF SERVICE
Send A News Tip

Listen Live

AM/FM Stations

Featured Shows & Multimedia