Cardinals Tickets Up 23% For Series Vs Brewers
It’s a big divisional series in St. Louis this weekend. The St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers have been jockeying for position in the NL Central all season, and now the Cardinals are just two games back. They also just acquired two new starters for their rotation in Justin Masterson and John Lackey. It’s certainly a good time on the St. Louis Cardinals schedule for them to make a run and take control of the division. St. Louis Cardinals tickets are averaging $64.40 for the series, up 23 percent from the season average at Busch Stadium.
8/1 – MIL Wily Peralta vs. STL Adam Wainwright | Avg. Price: $54.53 | Get-in Price: $17
The first game of the series has a Cardinals beer stein giveaway for the first 10,000 fans to the park. Fans will also get the chance to watch Adam Wainwright on the mound, one of the two main candidates for the NL Cy Young this year. Wainwright started the All Star game for the NL thanks to superb numbers that include a 1.92 ERA in 149.2 innings pitched, and a 3.5 WAR. Cardinals vs Brewers tickets are averaging $54.53 for the series with a $17 get-in price.
8/2 – MIL Jimmy Nelson vs. STL Justin Masterson | Avg. Price: $103.68 | Get-in Price: $45
Justin Masterson makes his first start for the Cardinals in this game, and fans will receive a Cardinals backpack upon entering the park. That partly explains how the average jumped up to $103.68 for this game. Tons of tickets have sold out due to the excitement of seeing Masterson, and facing the Brewers. Less than 1,000 are available for the game, well below what is usually available. The cheapest ticket is $45.
8/3 – MIL Kyle Lohse vs. STL Lance Lynn | Avg. Price: $35 | Get-in Price: $13
The final game of the series is the cheapest with an average price of $35 and a get-in price of $13. Lance Lynn gets the start for the Cardinals adding on to his 133 innings pitched. He has a 2.98 ERA and 2.1 WAR, and has done a fantastic job keeping the ball in the park. He’s allowed just 0.47 home runs per nine innings, and has a stellar 5.4 home run-to-fly ball ratio. That helps explain how he has a 3.25 FIP despite having one of the worst walk rates on the team, averaging over eight strikeouts per nine innings also helps.