The Milwaukee Brewers and San Francisco Giants have matching records at this point in the season, but while the Brewers are in first place in their division, the Giants are looking up at the Los Angeles Dodgers in theirs. The Brewers schedule has given them a bit of a problem recently, with the team dropping two straight and six of their last ten, but it’s been just enough in an NL Central division that has yet to see a team take a commanding lead. The Giants, meanwhile, have closed the gap with the Dodgers to 1.5 games after taking three of four from the Mets. Brewers tickets are averaging $33 for the series, which is 60 percent below their season average.
SF Tim Lincecum vs. MIL Jimmy Nelson | Avg. Price: $32 | Get-in Price: $10
Youngster Jimmy Nelson has made four starts so far this season and, outside of a disaster against St. Louis, has been pretty decent. In his last two starts he went at least six innings and gave up just five combined earned runs. He also only walked 3 batters compared to 11 strikeouts, but including unearned runs he’s never allowed less than four runs in a start. The average price of the game is $32 and the get-in price is $10.
SF Ryan Vogelsong vs. MIL Yovani Gallardo | Avg. Price: $37 | Get-in Price: $11
Since entering the majors in 2007, Yovani Gallardo has been the example of consistency on this staff, always putting up respectable numbers season to season. This year he has a 3.38 ERA and 3.89 FIP in 135.2 innings pitched. Brewers vs Giants tickets for the game are the highest priced of the series with a $37 average price and a $11 get-in.
SF Jake Peavy vs. MIL Wily Peralta | Avg. Price: $30 | Get-in Price: $10
In his second full season in the league, Wily Peralta has made strides. He has improved his ground ball numbers, lowered his ERA to 3.52, and lowered his walk rate to 6.9 percent. But he is also giving up more home runs than he used to, leading to a FIP that is around the same number he posted last season. Still, he has been a good starter for the first-place Brewers this season, and the game has the lowest prices of the series. The average price is $30 and the get-in price is $10.