Marlins-Padres game delayed due to swarm of bees

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Sunday’s series finale between the Marlins and Padres in San Diego went into a bee delay in the bottom of the third inning. Bees began to swarm behind home plate and around the Padres’ dugout on the first base side, as the FOX Sports San Diego broadcast showed:

The Padres called a pest control company to handle the situation. Austin Hedges is not employed by a pest control company but he was ready all the same:

The Marlins scored twice in the second inning on a Jorge Alfaro two-run home run and once in the top of the third on a Garrett Cooper homer to take a 3-0 lead over the Padres behind starter Trevor Richards, opposite Matt Strahm. Despite the lead, I don’t think they’re in any rush to resume play until every last bee is relocated.

Dodgers sign Miguel Rojas to 1-year, $6M deal thru 2024

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LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to terms with infielder Miguel Rojas on a one-year, $6 million deal that takes him through the 2024 season.

The contract includes a salary of $5 million in 2024 and a club option salary of $5 million in 2025 with a $1 million buyout and charitable contributions.

The 33-year-old Rojas was acquired last month from the Miami Marlins for minor league infielder Jacob Amaya. He returns to the Dodgers for the second time, having made 85 appearances with the club in 2014 as a rookie.

Rojas hit .236 with six home runs and 36 RBIs in 140 games last season. He’s been in the majors for parts of nine seasons while playing five different defensive positions.