MLB Ticket Trends in Secondary Market

July 13, 2015

As the MLB regular season reaches the half way mark, teams know they cannot afford to lose pace to their rivals. A few losses here and there, and you might be out of playoff contention.

This blog will look at a select few teams from the MLB and look at how they are faring at this point in the season. We will then analyze how their form and results this season have effected ticket prices for their upcoming games.

Boston Red Sox

The AL East is really tight this season. There is not a lot to separate the leaders, the Yankees, and their bottom placed arch rivals, the Red Sox. Just five wins separate them. The Red Sox have had a poor on the road record this season, while Fenway Park has not been the fortress it once was.

Let us now look at secondary ticket market trends for the Red Sox’ upcoming games. In terms of average ticket price, the cheapest Red Sox game will be against the Houston Astros at home. The average ticket price for Red Sox game is $74.42. Their most expensive game will be against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium. The average ticket price for the game is $212.92.

In terms of get in price, the lowest get in price for a Red Sox game is $5, which will remain the same for all their games at Yankee Stadium. The highest get in price for a Red Sox game will be against the $49, for their games against the Yankees at Fenway Park.

St. Louis Cardinals

The Cardinals are in pole position in the NL Central and look to be on course for a division title. As such fans are expected to turn out in huge numbers for their games, so the secondary tickets market has reacted accordingly.

In terms of average ticket price, the cheapest Cardinals game will be against the Chicago White Sox at Busch Stadium. The average ticket price for the game is $37.59. Their most expensive game will be against the San Diego Padres at home. Thea average ticket price for ST Louis Cardinals game is $127.67.

The lowest get in price for a Cardinals game is $4, for their games against the Cincinnati Reds at home. The highest get in price is $46, for their game against the San Diego Padres.

Cincinnati Reds

Placed in the same division as the Cardinals, the Reds trail them by quite a large margin. With only 38 wins so far, and a poor away record, the Reds need to pick up their form for a chance to qualify for the playoffs.

From the Cincinnati Reds tickets that we have, the cheapest game, in terms of average ticket price, is their game against the Milwaukee Brewers at home. The averge ticket price for the game is $26.43. The average ticket price for their most expensive game is $76.83.

The lowest get in price for a Reds game is $3, for their game against the Milwaukee Brewers, while the highest get in price is $7, for their game against the Cleveland Indians.

Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers are currently third in the AL West, trailing behind the Angels of Anaheim and the Houston Astros. Just like the REds, the also need to string together a few wins to become serious playoff contenders.

The lowest average tickets price for Texans game this season is $20.91, for their game against the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yard. The Texans’ most expensive game, in terms of average tickets price, is against their division rivals, tshe Angels of Anaheim. The Texas Rangers ticket price for the game is $109.38.

The lowest get in price for a Rangers game this season is $4, for their game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at the Globe Life Park. The highest get in price for a Rangers game is $10, which is the get in price for multiple Rangers games this season.

Kansas City Royals

Last season’s beaten World Series finalists are once again gunning for a strong run into the playoffs this season, if their current form is any indicator. Their 0.602 winning percentage is the second best in the MLB. Naturally, their fans are turning out in huge numbers to the support their team during these good times.

As such, prices for Royals’ tickets are generally high. The most expensive game of the Royals’ season, in terms of average ticket price, will be against the Red Sox at Fenway Park. The average ticket price for the game is $143.77. The cheapest Royals game will be against the Orioles in Camden Yard. The average ticket price for the game is $43.24.

The lowest get in price for a Royals game this season is $4, for their games against the Cincinnati Reds at the Great American Ball Park. The highest get in price for a Royals game is $34, for their game against the Red Sox at Fenway Park.

You can find a complete list of all MLB games, along with ticket prices and venue information below.

Please note that all tickets are available on ExciteEvents and all prices are accurate as of 7-10-2015.

 

July 17. – Cincinnati – Great American Ball Park | Average Ticket Price: $65.35 | Get In Price: $5
July 17. – Saint Louis – Busch Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $72.14 | Get In Price: $17
July 18. – Saint Louis – Busch Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $123.03 | Get In Price: $20
July 18. – Cincinnati – Great American Ball Park | Average Ticket Price: $76.83 | Get In Price: $7
July 19. – Cincinnati – Great American Ball Park | Average Ticket Price: $52.18 | Get In Price: $4
July 19. – Saint Louis – Busch Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $56.62 | Get In Price: $13
July 20. – Cincinnati – Great American Ball Park | Average Ticket Price: $47.41 | Get In Price: $5
July 24. – Saint Louis – Busch Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $66.65 | Get In Price: $20
July 25. – Saint Louis – Busch Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $97.89 | Get In Price: $33
July 26. – Saint Louis – Busch Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $70.59 | Get In Price: $15
July 27. – Arlington – Globe Life Park (formerly Rangers Ballpark In Arlington) | Average Ticket Price: $88.5 | Get In Price: $10
July 27. – Saint Louis – Busch Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $47.43 | Get In Price: $6
July 28. – Arlington – Globe Life Park (formerly Rangers Ballpark In Arlington) | Average Ticket Price: $85.55 | Get In Price: $9
July 28. – Saint Louis – Busch Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $46.91 | Get In Price: $4
July 29. – Arlington – Globe Life Park (formerly Rangers Ballpark In Arlington) | Average Ticket Price: $87.87 | Get In Price: $10
July 29. – Saint Louis – Busch Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $46.74 | Get In Price: $4
July 30. – Arlington – Globe Life Park (formerly Rangers Ballpark In Arlington) | Average Ticket Price: $90.6 | Get In Price: $10
August 4. – Bronx – Yankee Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $113.79 | Get In Price: $5
August 4. – Detroit – Comerica Park | Average Ticket Price: $57.01 | Get In Price: $13
August 5. – Bronx – Yankee Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $116.79 | Get In Price: $5
August 5. – Detroit – Comerica Park | Average Ticket Price: $61.22 | Get In Price: $12
August 6. – Detroit – Comerica Park | Average Ticket Price: $65.24 | Get In Price: $13
August 6. – Bronx – Yankee Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $212.92 | Get In Price: $5
August 18. – Cincinnati – Great American Ball Park | Average Ticket Price: $49.53 | Get In Price: $4
August 19. – Cincinnati – Great American Ball Park | Average Ticket Price: $51.85 | Get In Price: $5
August 20. – Boston – Fenway Park | Average Ticket Price: $99.89 | Get In Price: $18
August 21. – Boston – Fenway Park | Average Ticket Price: $116.32 | Get In Price: $21
August 22. – Boston – Fenway Park | Average Ticket Price: $129.36 | Get In Price: $31
August 23. – Boston – Fenway Park | Average Ticket Price: $143.77 | Get In Price: $34
September 11. – Baltimore – Oriole Park At Camden Yards | Average Ticket Price: $46.9 | Get In Price: $10
September 12. – Baltimore – Oriole Park At Camden Yards | Average Ticket Price: $43.24 | Get In Price: $7
September 13. – Baltimore – Oriole Park At Camden Yards | Average Ticket Price: $73.59 | Get In Price: $9
September 18. – Detroit – Comerica Park | Average Ticket Price: $71.63 | Get In Price: $12
September 19. – Detroit – Comerica Park | Average Ticket Price: $71.99 | Get In Price: $17
September 20. – Detroit – Comerica Park | Average Ticket Price: $94.68 | Get In Price: $13
September 21. – Saint Louis – Busch Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $44.5 | Get In Price: $4
September 22. – Saint Louis – Busch Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $45.27 | Get In Price: $4
September 23. – Saint Louis – Busch Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $45.9 | Get In Price: $4
September 28. – Bronx – Yankee Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $144.2 | Get In Price: $5
September 29. – Bronx – Yankee Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $125.28 | Get In Price: $5
September 30. – Bronx – Yankee Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $134.75 | Get In Price: $5
October 1. – Bronx – Yankee Stadium | Average Ticket Price: $155.59 | Get In Price: $12

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