Astros fans taunted in NY say there's no hard feelings

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The three Astros fans who were heckled by some overly aggressive Yankees fans during Game 5 of the ALDS say they are holding no grudges.

Especially since the incident ultimately led them to the first game of the World Series.

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After the fans were taunted in New York, McCullers wants the fans to enjoy a World Series game on him.

After receiving tons of apologies on social media from New York fans, Cruz Arcia, Jr., Nathan Rocha and Kristina Contreras say they have no hard feelings.

Astros pitcher Lance McCullers Jr., who contacted Acia on Twitter, responded to a video of the trio being protected by security as they exited the stands. He then offered them free tickets to the first game of the World Series at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday.

ABC13 spoke with the group of friends before the game and they say they're using this as a learning experience.

So what advice does the trio have for other fans that may come across some aggressive Nationals fans?

"Just enjoy yourself," they said. "Have fun. This is a once in a lifetime experience."

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Astros pitcher Lance McCullers reached out to the fan on Twitter and said, "If we make the World Series, just pick a game and I'll get you a ticket."

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