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2017 MLB Ticket Prices

March 27, 2017 by Amy

MLB Ticket Prices

Find MLB ticket data below from the Vivid Seats marketplace.

Data is as of mid-March through the end of the 2017 regular season.


Jump to a category:

Average Price Per Team | 2017 Trends | Opening Day Prices | Home Opener Prices

Top 15 Most In-Demand Games | Cheapest Days to Attend Games Per Team

MLB Ticket Price Highlights


*The defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs lead all teams with an average list price of $135 for regular-season home games in 2017

*The Boston Red Sox are the most in-demand AL team with an average list price of $99

*The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are the most affordable team overall with an average list price of $32



Notable 2017 Trends


*Cubs ticket purchases have increased year over year in every state except West Virginia, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Montana, and Hawaii

*The average price of Cubs home game tickets has increased 47% from 2016

*The Atlanta Braves have experienced the largest increase in the average price of sold tickets (+58%), likely due to the debut of their new stadium this season

*Overall, the average price paid for sold tickets to MLB games has increased by 14% since last season 


Opening Day Ticket Prices

*Looking ahead to Opening Day, fans have paid an average of $220 for the Cubs-Cardinals Opening Night clash between the NL Central rivals.

^Rank based on total number of tickets sold

Rank^ Matchup Avg. Ticket Price
1 San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers (4/3) $138
2 Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals (4/2) $220
3 Cleveland Indians at Texas Rangers (4/3) $174
4 Pittsburgh Pirates at Boston Red Sox (4/3) $156
5 Philadelphia Phillies at Cincinnati Reds (4/3) $169
6 Atlanta Braves at New York Mets (4/3) $169
7 Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals (4/3) $125
8 Toronto Blue Jays at Baltimore Orioles (4/3) $159
9 Seattle Mariners at Houston Astros (4/3) $122
10 San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks (4/2) $98
11 New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays (4/2) $98
12 Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox (4/3) $75
13 Kansas City Royals at Minnesota Twins (4/3) $60
14 Colorado Rockies at Milwaukee Brewers (4/3) $79
15 Los Angeles Angels at Oakland A's (4/3) $73

Home Opener Ticket Prices

*The Cubs also top the home opener list, as fans have paid an average of $321 for the team's 2017 Wrigley Field debut against the Dodgers.

^Rank based on total number of tickets sold

Rank^ Matchup Avg. Ticket Price
1 Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies (4/7) $127
2 Milwaukee Brewers at Toronto Blue Jays (4/11) $97
3 Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies (4/7) $73
4 San Diego Padres at Atlanta Braves (4/14) $190
5 Arizona Diamondbacks at San Francisco Giants (4/10) $170
6 Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers (4/7) $173
7 Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago Cubs (4/10) $321
8 Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees (4/10) $115
9 Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians (4/11) $175
10 Houston Astros at Seattle Mariners (4/10) $89
11 Atlanta Braves at Pittsburgh Pirates (4/7) $81
12 Seattle Mariners at Los Angeles Angels (4/7) $74
13 Oakland Athletics at Kansas City Royals (4/10) $166
14 San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres (4/7) $109
15 Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins (4/11) $116


Top 15 Most In-Demand Games By Price


*After Opening Day games and home openers, the most in-demand matchup is Angels at Red Sox on June 23, fueled by the pregame David Ortiz number retirement ceremony

*Following the trend, the second most in-demand game is Astros at Yankees on May 14, which includes the Derek Jeter retirement ceremony

*Overall, the list is dominated by games featuring heated divisional rivalries: Cubs vs Cardinals and Yankees vs Red Sox



Cheapest Days to Attend MLB Games in 2017


*The early portion of the week is the cheapest day to attend home games for most teams

*The cheapest day of the week falls on the weekend for only two teams: Los Angeles Angels and Chicago White Sox

*The Chicago Cubs have the highest average price every day of the week, but are cheapest on Thursdays


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