After splitting a four-game series with the New York Mets over the weekend, the Milwaukee Brewers will travel to Tropicana Field to play the Tampa Bay Rays for three games this week. The Brewers enter their series with the Rays in control of the NL Central but face stiff competition from the Cardinals and Pirates, who trail by two and three games respectively. The Rays sit in the lower half of the AL East but are still alive at 7.5 games out of first place and on the hottest streak in baseball.
The season average for Rays tickets on the secondary market is $82.96, but each game of the series will see an average price well below that number.The series as a whole will be 55% below the season average.
7/28 – Kyle Lohse vs Jake Odorizzi | Avg. Price: $36 | Get-in Price: $10
The series begins Monday night when the Rays give Jake Odorizzi the nod against Brewers pitcher Kyle Lohse. The average secondary price for Monday Rays vs Brewers tickets is $36, the lowest of the series at 56.6% below the season average, with a get-in price of $10. Odorizzi has struggled under an anemic offense, going just 6-8 with a 3.97 ERA. Lohse has been an anchor for the Brewers and their success and has posted an 11-4 record and 3.07 ERA this season.
7/29 – Matt Garza vs Alex Cobb | Avg. Price: $37 | Get-in Price: $8
The second game of the season will feature Rays pitcher Alex Cobb against the Brewers’ Matt Garza. The average price for Tuesday Rays vs Brewers tickets is $37 on the secondary market, 55.4% below season average, with a get-in price of $8. Cobb has had a mediocre season for the Rays and will look to improve on his 6-6 record and 3.76 record on Tuesday. Garza also holds a .500 record at 7-7 and a 3.87 ERA.
7/30 – Yovani Gallardo vs David Price | Avg. Price: $39 | Get-in Price: $9
David Price will take the mound for the Rays against Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo in the final game of the series on Wednesday and what could be Price’s final start as a Ray. The average secondary price for Wednesday Rays vs Brewers tickets is $39, the most expensive of the series but still 52.9% below the season average, with a get-in price of $9. Price has had a dominant year despite the Rays’ woes, going 11-7 with a 3.08 ERA. Gallardo has not won in his last six starts but will hope to right the ship on Wednesday. He is 5-5 with a 3.57 ERA this season.
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