The Detroit Tigers, as expected, currently sit atop the American League Central. Some expected the Kansas City Royals to challenge that spot, but a very slow start stopped that from happening. The Royals, however, have won their last seven games and are tied with the Tigers in the wins column. They Royals come into Comerica Park for a three-game series starting Monday night. Kansas City is just a game and a half back of the division lead and could head into the weekend as the AL Central leader. The Tigers also have the chance to come out of the series with some extra space between them and the second place team.
On the secondary market, Detroit Tigers tickets have a season average price of $101.08 on the secondary market. Despite being a potentially big series in the standings, every game of this series will be well below the season average. The series as a whole will be 62% below the season average.
6/16 – Jason Vargas vs Justin Verlander | Avg. Price: $42 | Get-in Price: $8
The first game of this series starts Monday night and Detroit will send right hander Justin Verlander (6-6), who has been struggling giving up 12 earned runs in his past two starts. Verlander will pitch against Royals left-hander Jason Vargas (6-2), who has pitched exceptionally well his past few starts. Tigers vs Royals tickets have a secondary market price average of $42, which is 58% below the season average, with a get in price of just $8.
6/17 – Yordano Ventura vs Max Scherzer | Avg. Price: $38 | Get-in Price: $8
Tuesday night’s game has a secondary market price average of $38, 62% below the season average, with a get in price of a very affordable $8. The Game pitching matchup is the best of the series and features Detroit right-hander Max Scherzer (8-2) vs Royals young right-hander Yordano Ventura (4-5), who is coming off two solid outings earning victories in both.
6/18 – Jeremy Guthrie vs Drew Smyly | Avg. Price: $36 | Get-in Price: $9
On Wednesday, Tigers vs Royals tickets for this game have a secondary market average price of $36, which is 64% below the Tigers home average. The get in price is at a reasonable $9. Detroit will send right hander Drew Smyly (3-5), who has lost three of his last four outings, to the mound. Smyly will pitch against Royals veteran right-hander Jeremy Guthrie (3-6), looking to keep his momentum going after a solid outing and win against the Chicago White Sox in his last start.