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Bees Delayed Red Sox/Yankees Spring Training Game, Mark Teixeira Tried His Best to Help

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Tuesday afternoon’s Red Sox/Yankees Grapefruit League game at Legends Field in Tampa was temporarily delayed in the third inning by bees swarming the field. Mark Teixeira — never a player exactly noted for his sense of humor — offered up a perfect solution: honey.

Mark Teixeira has a solution for the bees during Yankees-Red Sox

It didn’t really work out too well, but at least nobody got horribly stung and landed on the disabled list.

In any event, Yankees radio play-by-play guy John Sterling had an even better idea:

The entire affair lasted about seven minutes and provided everyone on social media ample time to reminiscence about Nic Cage in the Wicker Man, the Wu and the immortal Killer Bees of 1980s WWF fame.

spraying the bees during Yankees-Red Sox

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