The MLB trade deadline has passed and there were certainly some teams who were winners in acquiring big name players without giving up too much in return like the Detroit Tigers trade to get David Price from Tampa. There were also some losers at the trade deadline like the Philadelphia Phillies, who did not make any trades. The baseball season is winding down and arguably the two best teams in baseball are playing the AL West. The top games this week feature intriguing matchups between the AL Central and AL East and a good interleague matchup between the Dodgers and Angels. Here are the top five MLB tickets of the week.
1) 8/9 - Cleveland Indians @ New York Yankees | Avg. Price $147.46 | Get in Price: $28
This weekend the New York Yankees Host the Cleveland Indians for a three game set at Yankee Stadium. The Yanks are currently five games back in the AL East and have an important stretch of games against division foes this month. Yankees tickets for the second game of this series vs the Indians have a current average price of $147.46 with a get in price of $28.
2) 8/7/14- Los Angeles Dodgers @ Los Angeles Angels | Avg. Price: $142.80 | Get in Price: $44
The battle of Los Angeles will take place this week as the Dodgers visit Angel Stadium On August 7 to take on one of the best offensive teams in baseball the LA Angels. The Angels are averaging 4.9 runs a game, while the Dodgers pitching staff has been rolling as Clayton Kershaw continues to dominate teams. Los Angeles Angels tickets for this game vs the Dodgers have an average price of $142.80 in the secondary market with a get in price of $44.
3) 8/8 - Detroit Tigers @ Toronto Blue Jays | Avg. Price: $113.86 | Get in Price: $11
The Tigers made some moves before the trade deadline acquiring pitcher David Price from the Rays that adds even more depth to their starting rotation. Meanwhile the Blue Jays trail by 3.5 games in the AL East but are on a current three game losing streak. The Blue Jays host the Tigers on August 8 at the Rogers Centre and Blue Jay tickets have a current average price of $113.86 and a get in price of $11.
4) 8/9 - Tampa Bay Rays @ Chicago Cubs | Avg. Price: $99.87 | Get in Price: $26
The belief to most baseball experts is that the Rays were losers in giving up David Price, but got switch hitting second baseman Nick Franklin as well as top prospect Willy Adames. The Rays play the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on August 9 in the second game of a three game set. Cubs tickets for this game have an average price of $99.87 with a get in price of $26.
5) 8/4 - San Francisco Giants @ New York Mets | Avg. Price: $93.35 | Get In Price: $19
The Series Finale of this four game set happens Monday afternoon to end a wraparound series as the Giants look to take three out of four from the Mets. The Giants are still hanging around in the NL West trailing the Dodgers by 2.5 games while the Mets are now 5 games under .500. Mets tickets in the series finale against the Giants have an average price of $93.35 with a get in price of $19. Tickets for this game are down 5% in the secondary market.