The Baltimore Orioles will welcome the Seattle Mariners for three games at Oriole Park at Camden Yards this weekend. The Orioles schedule will welcome the Mariners for the final time during the regular season this weekend. While the Orioles sit atop the AL East by 1.5 games over the Blue Jays, the Mariners are also in the thick of the playoff hunt at just three games behind the Angels in the AL Wild Card. With postseason play on the horizon for both teams, competition runs high in their respective divisions.
The season average for Orioles tickets is $72.81 on the secondary market, but each game of the series will have an average price well below that number. The series as a whole will be 40.5% below the season average.
8/1 – Roenis Elias vs Wei-Yin Chen | Avg. Price: $41 | Get-in Price: $12
The series begins Friday night with a lefty duel between Orioles pitcher Wei-Yin Chen and the Mariners’ Roenis Elias. The average price for Orioles vs Mariners tickets is $41 on the secondary market, the cheapest of the series at 43.6% below the season average, with a get-in price of $12. Chen has been impressive for the Orioles this season and will enter Friday’s game with an 11-3 record and 3.92 ERA. Elias takes the hill tonight with an 8-8 record and 4.31 ERA.
8/2 – James Paxton vs Miguel Gonzalez | Avg. Price: $47 | Get-in Price: $16
Saturday night’s game will feature Miguel Gonzalez for the Orioles against Mariners lefty James Paxton. The average secondary price for Saturday’s Orioles vs Mariners tickets is $47, the highest of the series but still 34.5% below the season average, with a get-in price of $16. Gonzalez is coming out of a fabulous July and enters Saturday’s start at 5-5 with a 3.77 ERA. The rookie Paxton makes his seventh career start and returns from the 60-day DL after straining a lat muscle on April 8. The southpaw is 2-0 with a 2.25 ERA this season.
8/3 – Hisashi Iwakuma vs Chris Tillman | Avg. Price: $42 | Get-in Price: $12
Chris Tillman gets the nod for the Orioles against the Japanese-born Hisashi Iwakuma in the final game of the series Sunday. Sunday Orioles vs Mariners tickets currently average at $42 on the secondary market, 42.3% below the season average, with a get-in price of $12. Tillman is 7-5 with a 3.97 ERA this season while Iwakuma has been sensational for the Mariners on the road, going 9-0 with a 2.17 ERA in his last 14 away starts.