The final week of baseball is finally here after a long and grueling 2014 season. Three teams have already clinched divisions with two other teams clinching playoff berths. The top MLB tickets this week feature two New York Yankees games, a divisional matchup in the AL East, and an intriguing series between AL West Rivals. Here are the top 5 MLB tickets of the week, according to TicketIQ.
9/25/14- Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees | Avg. Price: $793.30 | Get-in Price: $292
The most expensive MLB ticket this week will be for Derek Jeter’s final career game at Yankee Stadium on September 25. Not much else in the game will have significant meaning on the field. Baltimore has already won the AL East title and the Yankees are currently 4.5 games back for the second wild card spot with just seven games to go on their schedule. Still, Yankees fans will pay the biggest premium of the season to see Derek Jeter play his final home game. New York Yankees tickets for this game have a current average price of $793.30 on the secondary market with a get-in price of $292.
9/28/14- New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox | Avg. Price: $467.80 | Get in Price: $220
These two storied franchises will end their regular season against each other as the David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox host the New York Yankees at Fenway Park for a three game series beginning on September 26. It’s been a frustrating year for both of these ball clubs, but Yankees vs Red Sox tickets for this game are still in high demand with a current average price of $467.80 in the secondary market with a get in price of $220. Again, Jeter is the reason for the high prices. This will be his final career game and even fans of the Yankees’ biggest rival will make sure to be there to be a part of that.
9/28/14- San Diego Padres at San Francisco Giants | Avg. Price: $107.24 | Get in Price: $43
The San Francisco Giants have an important week of baseball coming up as they currently hold a three game lead for the second wildcard spot in the National League but they still have a slim chance for the division title in the NL West but will need to stop losing games have they have dropped three straight. San Francisco end their 2014 campaign against the San Diego Padres, who swept the Giants in their last series meeting. San Francisco Giants tickets in the season finale versus the Padres at AT&T Park have a current average price of $107.24 in the secondary market with a get in price of $43.
9/28/14- Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays | Avg. Price: $97.23 | Get in Price: $14
The Toronto Blue Jays end their season at home against the AL East Champions Baltimore Orioles in a division series that begins on September 26. Blue Jays tickets for the season finale against the Orioles have a current average price of $97.22 with a get-in price of $14 as tickets are now down 2% in the secondary market.
9/28/14- LA Angels at Seattle Mariners | Avg. Price: $83.23 | Get in Price: $15
This could be a very interesting AL West meeting taking place this weekend as the Robinson Cano and the Seattle Mariners host the LA Angels on September 28 at Safeco Field in the final game of the regular season. Seattle is still fighting for a wildcard spot and is just currently 1.5 games back for the second spot and may need to beat the best team in baseball to get into the postseason. Seattle Mariners tickets for this game have a current average price of $83.23 in the secondary market with a get-in price of $15.