Things are really heating up in multiple divisions in MLB, as fans could be in for a treat in the final weeks of the season with many teams still battling for playoff spots. The Chicago Cubs are one of those teams looking to clinch a playoff spot and will be featured in two games this week including the top priced MLB ticket on the secondary market when they host the Atlanta Braves this Friday at Wrigley Field. Below is a preview of top five MLB tickets this week on TicketIQ.
8/22/15 – Atlanta Braves at Chicago Cubs | Avg. Price: $128.41 | Get-in Price: $30
The Chicago Cubs have been rolling the past couple weeks and find themselves inching closer to the second spot in the NL Central where they trail the Pittsburgh Pirates by just two games. The Cubs will look to keep the momentum in their favor. After a short series with Detroit, the Cubs will host the Atlanta Braves for three games at Wrigley Field starting this Thursday. Cubs tickets for Friday’s game are going for an average price of $128.41 on the secondary market, with a get in price of $30.
8/18/15 – Detroit Tigers at Chicago Cubs | Avg. Price: $117.97 | Get-in Price: $30
In the second game the Chicago Cubs are featured in this week, they begin a short two game series with the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field. Cubs tickets for the game are on average $117.97 on the secondary market, with the cheapest seat priced at $30.
8/22/15 – San Francisco Giants at Pittsburgh Pirates | Avg. Price: $117.91 | Get-in Price: $39
The Pittsburgh Pirates are in a very interesting three way race in the NL Central and will begin a four-game series with San Francisco Giants, who are also in the playoff hunt, this Thursday at PNC Park. Pirates tickets for Saturday’s game have a secondary average price of $117.91, with a get-in price of $39.
8/22/15 – Cleveland Indians at New York Yankees | Avg. Price: $107.90 | Get-in Price: $17
The New York Yankees were able to regain the top spot in the AL East, but will need to remain more consistent than they have been with Toronto putting pressure on them. The Yankees begin a four-game set with the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium this Thursday. Yankees tickets for Saturday’s game have an average of $107.90 on the secondary market, with the cheapest ticket priced at $17. It will also be Jorge Posada Day this Saturday at Yankee Stadium, where the former Yankee catcher will celebrate his number retirement and Monument Park plaque dedication ceremony.
8/22/15 – Los Angeles Dodgers at Houston Astros | Avg. Price: $99.73 | Get-in Price: $20
The Astros have not played well over their past 10, games but still remain with a 2.5 game lead over the Angels and after they wrap up their series with the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday, they will next welcome the Los Angeles Dodgers for a three-game series at Minute Maid Park. Astros tickets for Saturday’s game are on average $99.73, with a get-in price of $20.