Giants and Yankees' Bobblehead, Royals' World Series Giveaways Among This Week's Most Expensive MLB Games

April 18, 2016

Baseball season is officially underway, which means promotional items will flood stadiums across the league all season long. Such will be the case in several ballparks this week, and the San Francisco Giants, Kansas City Royals and New York Yankees will all host giveaway days that are posting big ticket demand on the secondary market.

View the complete list of this week's most expensive MLB games below, according to TicketIQ:

4/23/16 San Francisco Giants vs Miami Marlins (Matt Duffy Bobblehead Giveaway) | Avg. Price: $173.36 | Get-in: $37

Matt Duffy might be having a slow start to his season, but that won't stop fans from flocking to AT&T Park this Saturday for his exclusive bobblehead day against the Miami Marlins. The average secondary market price for San Francisco Giants tickets against the Marlins this weekend is $173.36. If looking just to get in the cheapest ticket to Saturday's game is now $37. Jake Peavy will face Marlins ace Jose Fernandez in the second game of the three-game series.


4/20/16 New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics | Avg. Price: $154.21 | Get-in: $4

The New York Yankees will host the Oakland Athletics for a three-game series beginning Tuesday, and the final two games appear on this week's top games list. Wednesday's game is the second most expensive game of the week on average, with New York Yankees tickets on the secondary market averaging $154.21. However, tickets start from just $4 in the bleacher sections. Nathan Eovaldi will get the start again A's righty Kendall Graveman.

4/21/16 New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics | Avg. Price: $130.21 | Get-in: $5

The rubber game of the series will serve as the third most expensive game of the series at an average price of $130.21. Bleacher seats start from $5. A struggling Luis Severino gets the nod for the Pinstripes against southpaw Rich Hill, who has similarly struggled at just 1-2 with a 4.15 ERA this season.

4/23/16 Kansas City Royals vs Baltimore Orioles (World Series Champions Replica Trophy Giveaway) | Avg. Price: $118.69 | Get-in: $48

The defending World Series champion Kansas City Royals broke their 30-year title drought last season after taking out the New York Mets in just five games, and they'll continue to celebrate this Saturday against the Baltimore Orioles. The first 20,000 fans in attendance will receive a replica Commissioner's Trophy commemorating the Royal's latest Fall Classic victory. Kansas City Royals tickets on the resale market against the Orioles currently average $118.69 and the get-in price is $48. Kris Medlen and Vance Worley are the probables for Saturday's game.

4/23/16 New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays (Babe Ruth Bobblehead Giveaway) | Avg. Price: $115.67 | Get-in: $16

The Yankees will welcome the Tampa Bay Rays to the Stadium this weekend, and on Saturday the first 18,000 fans in attendance will be given their own Babe Ruth bobblehead. The average price for tickets to the game is now $115.67 and the cheapest ticket is listed for $16. Masahiro Tanaka takes the hill for the Yankees and will face the Rays' Matt Moore.

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