According to USA Today, Texas Rangers’ ace Cliff Lee’s wife Kristen was harassed by New York Yankees fans, who spit and threw beer in her direction while also yelling obscenities. The Rangers ended up beating the Yanks, and have moved on to the World Series.

Cliff Lee has a good chance of playing with the Yankees next season, and his wife said that what happened with the fans won’t change her mind about the city.

“The story is not an issue to us,” Lee’s agent, Darek Braunecker, told “Her experience in New York is certainly a non-issue. She enjoys New York as much as anyone enjoys New York.”

Lee will start against the San Francisco Giants in Game 1.

“The fans did not do good things in my heart,” Kristen Lee said, according to the newspaper. “When people are staring at you, and saying horrible things, it’s hard not to take it personal.”

The Yankees’ organization will not comment on the situation.

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