Originally posted on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 5/17/12
Bee-ware. Arizona and Colorado endured about a five-minute delay when a swarm of bees congregated near the Rockies first-base dugout before the start of the fifth inning Thursday. D-backs first-base coach Eric Young Jr., Rockies first baseman Todd Helton and first-base umpire Mike Estabrook moved over to stand with second baseman Marco Scutaro while play was halted, and several spectators down the first-base line were forced to leave their seats. Play resumed after the bees settled in a cluster on a railing in front of a camera well just beyond the Rockies dugout. As Colorado changed pitchers with two outs in the fifth inning, the sound system played Let It Be. It was the second time bees have interfered with a Diamondbacks game this season. They had a 41-minute bee delay March 4 before the top of the second inning in a spring training game against San Francisco at Salt River Fields.
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