If you’re in Atlanta and looking to catch Stephen Strasburg of the Nationals against the Braves, you may find the best place to get a ticket is on the resale market. According to ticket resale and analysis company SeatGeek.com, tickets for tonight’s game at Turner Field are selling for an average of $38.31 or slightly less than the average prices for a Braves home game ($39.03).
But, don’t think that Strasburg isn’t generating more interest than other games against the Nationals. Tuesday and Weds. games in the series sees $33.87 and $33.90 respectively, or 13 percent lower than the Strasburg start tonight, airing on ESPN's Monday Night Baseball (7 p.m. on ESPN2).
(NOTE: Jason Heyward will not be in tonight's game)
The bloom may be off the rose, however. Strasburg’s last road start, his second overall in Cleveland saw an average transaction price of $49.68, or 30 percent more than the average sale price on the resale market for tonight’s game.
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