Royals' Ned Yost buzzing after swarm of bees killed during game

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost was buzzing following a spring training game on Sunday.

And it wasn't because he had a few pops during the game.

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Before the Royals' Cactus League clash against the Los Angeles Angels in Tempe, Ariz., a swarm of bees interrupted the game twice at Tempe Diablo Stadium. Exterminators were called in to deal with the insects.

The beekeeper has arrived! #Angels and #Royals are in a delay as we say goodbye to the bees.

— Angels (@Angels) March 8, 2015

But Yost was not happy about the way the bees were removed.

"I've never seen mass bee genocide like that, though," Yost told the Kansas City Star after the game.

"All you have to do is get some smoke out there and, trust me, I'm from the country, I live in the country. You take some smoke out there and you smoke the hive, 'cause the queen's in there somewhere, then you get a ShopVac and you suck 'em all in, take 'em outside the park and let 'em all go."

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Angels officials, fearing the public could come into contact with the bees, especially if someone had an allergy to bee stings, decided it was safer to kill off the swarm.

But Yost still lamented that decision.

"They're just honey bees, man. There's a decline in honey bees. It's kinda sad to see it but they had to do what they had to do."

It was a bit frightening, but a pleasure having you in Tempe, @SaltLakeBees@BurlingtonBees.

— Angels (@Angels) March 8, 2015


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