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Fans didn't help Yankees' bid for Lee

Posted on: October 26, 2010 11:33 am
Edited on: October 26, 2010 8:14 pm
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Kristen Lee was going to be key to the Yankees landing Cliff Lee this winter. Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia, who has pretty much been openly courting his old Indians teammate, emphasizes how close his wife, Amber, is with Kristen (that's Kristen on the upper right, with Amber next to her, in a photo courtesy of the Plain Dealer ).

Sabathia said that during the Rangers' last regular-season series in New York, he made sure Amber took Kristen out to see the sights and talk up the advantages of living in the Big Apple.

But it doesn't sound like Kristen Lee is much of a Yankees fan after her experience at Yankee Stadium during the ALCS. She told Bob Nightengale of USA Today that while sitting in the visiting family section, she was taunted, cursed, had beer thrown at her and was even spit at from the section above.

"The fans did not do good things in my heart," Kristen says. "When people are staring at you, and saying horrible things, it's hard not to take it personal."

Kristen Lee also talked about how much she has enjoyed having her husband just a 40-minute flight from the family's Little Rock, Arkansas, home.

"Cliff can fit in anywhere, but it makes my life a lot easier," she said. "We've never had a short commute before. Having a direct flight from Little Rock is great."

Sure, it's easy to say Lee will simply go to the highest bidder. But if you don't think his wife will have some input on the matter, well, I'm going to guess you're probably not married.

-- David Andriesen

UPDATE: Lee addressed the report today during his media availability. He was asked if it would affect his free agency decision.

""=No. I don't know the guy that did it. It could be anyone," Lee told reporters . "Who knows? Who cares? They're at home right now."

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Since: Jan 17, 2008
Posted on: December 18, 2010 12:24 pm
 

Fans didn't help Yankees' bid for Lee

She's a COW.  Mooooo cow, mooooooooo.



Since: Oct 26, 2010
Posted on: October 28, 2010 7:00 pm
 

Fans didn't help Yankees' bid for Lee

please all you jeroofs saying that US yankee fans have no class and all that bullshit....your all talking outa your asses we are simply the BEST!!! were so nice thats why they named us twice!....if you dont like us then stay outta our staidum n city!! its as simple as that fellas.....dont hate us cuz u aint us!!!!!



Since: Nov 14, 2007
Posted on: October 27, 2010 5:37 pm
 

Fans didn't help Yankees' bid for Lee

only #5?  if you have proven one thing it is that you have no sense of humour.  get a life



Since: Oct 18, 2007
Posted on: October 27, 2010 4:05 pm
 

Fans didn't help Yankees' bid for Lee

Sounds about right.  Yankees fans are worthless, rude, ignorant and ill-fitted for normal society.


Duhhhhh.....I wunder wut you mean, uhhhh.

Gosh man- your posts are so dumb they could kill Einstein's brain cells.



Since: Oct 18, 2007
Posted on: October 27, 2010 11:59 am
 

Fans didn't help Yankees' bid for Lee

Wait a minute........you mean that dreadfully overpaying to watch a team with no heart in a barnyard doesn't give you the right to spit on the opposing pitcher's wife?

Heck- I think it was the Yankee players who secretly conferred with those particular drunks and told them to verbally harass Lee's wife- one of 45,000 spectators out of the crowd.  It's a conspiracy created by the Yankee players.

You're Tool #5.  The list is getting long....

Don't worry. You'll  get Lee ,the freak, Halladay,,& Price.  Then maybe you won't have to hit against anyone decent.
Thats whty your champions.    &
nbsp; Buy the competition


Oh heck, let's make this about team salary.  After all, that's what is driving you haters, right?  Forget the idiot drunk who made comments.  As I've stated over and over, this is ONLY a NY Yankee's problem.

Tool #6.  Martha- we have a six pack!



Since: Jan 15, 2007
Posted on: October 27, 2010 1:18 am
 

Fans didn't help Yankees' bid for Lee

GB2 or whatever your name is. You are dumb for thinking I was serious.



Since: Aug 28, 2006
Posted on: October 26, 2010 11:33 pm
 

Fans didn't help Yankees' bid for Lee

Don't worry. You'll  get Lee ,the freak, Halladay,,& Price.  Then maybe you won't have to hit against anyone decent.
Thats whty your champions.    &
nbsp; Buy the competition.



Since: Oct 14, 2008
Posted on: October 26, 2010 11:31 pm
 

Fans didn't help Yankees' bid for Lee

I'm guessing they knew it was Lee's wife.  It said in the visitor's family section.  I'm in Texas and think this story is overblown personally.  I know that Yankee fans are very informed which is why they are able to rattle many teams and players.  Plus those seat licenses pretty much insure the people around them know it's players families there.  Maybe they didn't know it was his wife, but they knew it was a visitor's family section.  Drunk people do stupid things, that is about it.  It makes for good talk is all.



Since: Nov 14, 2007
Posted on: October 26, 2010 11:18 pm
 

Fans didn't help Yankees' bid for Lee

Wait a minute........you mean that dreadfully overpaying to watch a team with no heart in a barnyard doesn't give you the right to spit on the opposing pitcher's wife?  Wow, who knew?


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Since: Oct 17, 2010
Posted on: October 26, 2010 11:16 pm
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