April has come and gone and the MLB regular season is heading into its second month. Some performances from the opening month may prove to be small sample flukes, while others could start to appear sustainable. With May comes warmer weather and a more comfortable atmosphere at the ballpark. However on the secondary market, no game will hold an average price above $100 this week. That includes all the games when players will be whipping out the pink bats for Mother’s Day on Sunday. Below are the five most expensive MLB games on the secondary market this week on TicketIQ:
5/10 - Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees | Avg. Price: $92.92 | Get-in: $17
The New York Yankees will welcome the Baltimore Orioles to Yankee Stadium for a four-game series starting on Thursday. The most expensive game of that series, however, will come on Sunday afternoon. Yankees vs Orioles tickets on Sunday have an average price of $92.92 with a get-in price of $17.
5/9 - Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers | Avg. Price: $80.94 | Get-in: $34
Sitting atop the American League Central standing are the Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals. The two teams will meet for the second time this season over the weekend. Detroit and Kansas played each other for four games last week, splitting the series. The most expensive Tigers vs Royals tickets for this three-game series will come during the middle game on Saturday.
5/9 - Boston Red Sox at Toronto Blue Jays | Avg. Price: $76.20 | Get-in: $13
Many expected the Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays to be the favorites in the American League East. While that could still hold true, the two share the basement of the division after the first month of the season. Boston will head to Toronto this weekend for a three-game series. The most expensive Blue Jays vs Red Sox tickets will come on Saturday with an average price of $76.20.
5/10 - New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies | Avg. Price: $75.72 | Get-in: $23
The New York Mets have cooled down slightly after their hot start, but still comfortably sit in first place of the NL East. They will travel to Philadelphia this weekend to play the last place Phillies. Those wanting to see this matchup on Mother’s Day will see the most expensive prices of the series. Phillies vs Yankees tickets have an average price of $75.72 with a get-in price of $23.
5/9 - Miami Marlins at San Francisco Giants | Avg. Price: $74.41 | Get-in: $23
It’s an odd year, so the San Francisco Giants are struggling. This weekend they’ll welcome the also struggling Miami Marlins to AT&T Park. Giants vs Marlins tickets on Saturday have an average price of $74.41 and a get-in price of $23.
Below are all of these games, plus the rest of this week's MLB schedule: