After a 162 long MLB regular season games, the playoffs have finally come! 8 teams remain: the Pittsburgh Pirates, the St. Louis Cardinals, the LA Dodgers, and the Atlanta Braves from the National League, as well as the Boston Red Sox, the Tampa Bay Rays, the Detroit Tigers, and the Oakland Athletics from the American League. The divisional series will last trough October 10th before moving onto the National League Championship Series and the American League Championship Series, then finally the long awaited World Series.
One of the teams making the most buzz in the baseball world is without a doubt the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates have had quite the career, with many up and down moments. It has ultimately been 20 years since the team has had a winning record, until now. Subsequently, fans will pay more than any others in the National League to go see their team make history, and they are. The average price of a Pirates ticket so far in the post season is $307. The next closest average priced ticket in the National league is for the LA Dodgers, which is priced at $172, a whopping $135 less than a Pirates ticket. In 2011, an average priced ticket to a Pirates game was $15.30, the lowest in the Major League that year. Last year, that price went up $.81 to $16.11. To put this into perspective, the most expensive average ticket in 2012 was at Fenway Park to watch the Red Sox play for $53.38.
On the American League side, the Boston Red Sox will be debuting in the postseason for the first time in four years. This is opposite their American League foes, the New York Yankees who have made the playoffs every year since 1993, except for 2008. The Red Sox have the highest American League playoff price, quoted at $322. Second in the AL is the Rays at $178, and the Athletics have tickets at $159. Tigers’ fans have it made, as their average price in the playoffs is only $95. However, if they are to make it to the World Series again, those prices won’t stay low for long.
http://www.Ticketmonster.com has the best prices on the web for MLB Playoff tickets. Tickets to every game are available on the site. From the divisional series to the World Series, baseball fans can find the lowest prices to watch their favorite teams. The following is the schedule of playoff games for the Pittsburgh Pirates, so purchase your tickets today and watch them make history! The Pirates did lose the first game to the St. Louis Cardinals, but they have plenty of time to pull a comeback! Grab a seat at PNC Park and enjoy the game!
Pittsburgh Pirates – NLDS
Game 1: Pittsburgh 1, St. Louis 9 on Thursday Oct, 3 FINAL
Game 2: Pittsburgh at St. Louis on Friday Oct. 4 @ 1:00PM
Game 3: St. Louis at Pittsburgh on Sunday Oct. 6 @ 4:30PM
Game 4: St. Louis at Pittsburgh on Monday Oct. 7 @ TBD (If necessary)
Game 5: Pittsburgh at St. Louis on Wednesday Oct. 9 @ TBD (If necessary)