Cubs Tickets Up 17% For Series vs AL East Leading O’s

The Chicago Cubs will welcome the Baltimore Orioles for three games at Wrigley Field for an interleague series this week. The season average for Cubs tickets is $60.56 on the secondary market, but the Orioles series this weekend will have an average of $70.85, marking a 17% jump in ticket price. Two of the three games will have a secondary average higher than the Cubs’ season average. This weekend’s series will be the final time the Orioles visit Wrigley Field on the Cubs schedule.

8/22 – Kevin Gausman vs Jake Arrieta | Avg. Price: $58.78 | Get-in: $19

The series begins Friday when Jake Arrieta takes the hill for the Cubs against Kevin Gausman of the Orioles. The average price for Friday Cubs vs Orioles tickets is currently $58.78 on the secondary market, the lowest of the series at 2.9% below the season average, with a get-in price of $19. Arrieta has been impressive on a dismal Cubs team, going 6-4 with a 2.61 ERA this season. Gausman has been just as good and enters the series opener with a 7-4 record and 3.70 ERA.

8/23 – Bud Norris vs Kyle Hendricks | Avg. Price: $89.69 | Get-in: $20

Kyle Hendricks gets the nod for the Cubs against the Orioles’ Bud Norris on Saturday afternoon. The average secondary price for Saturday Cubs vs Orioles tickets is $89.69, the highest of the series at 48.1% above the season average, with get-in price starting at $20. Hendricks has pitched well for the Cubs, going 5-1 with a 1.48 ERA. Norris has been an anchor for the first place Orioles and has pitched to a 11-7 record and 3.69 ERA this season. A Kerry Wood bobblehead will also be given to the first 10,000 adult fans in attendance.

8/24 – Miguel Gonzalez vs Tsuyoshi Wada | Avg. Price: $69.02 | Get-in: $15

Miguel Gonzalez will start for the Orioles against Tsuyoshi Wada in the series finale on Sunday. This season Wada is 3-1 in seven starts this season with a 2.75 ERA. Gonzalez is 6-6 with a 3.80 ERA in 19 starts. The average price for Sunday Cubs tickets is $69.02 on the secondary market, 13.9% above the season average, with a get-in price of $15. Gonzalez enters Sunday’s start at 6-6 with a 3.80 ERA on the season.

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