The Detroit Tigers will enter their first series of the second half in first place in the AL Central, sitting at 53-38 and a comfortable 6.5 games ahead of the second place Royals. They will host the Cleveland Indians for four games at Comerica Park this weekend, including a doubleheader on Saturday. The Detroit Tigers schedule will have the team play the Indians two more times this season following this weekend’s series. On the secondary market, the season average for Tigers tickets is $104.04 but each game of the series will have an average well below that price on the secondary market. The series as a whole will be 24.2% below the season average.
7/18 – Trevor Bauer vs Anibal Sanchez | Avg. Price: $83.79 | Get-in Price: $25
The series begins at Comerica Park on Friday night when the Tigers give Anibal Sanchez the nod against the Indians’ Trevor Bauer. The average price for Friday Tigers vs Indians tickets is $83.73, 19.5% below season average, with a get-in price of $25. Sanchez enters Friday’s start at 6-3 with a 3.04 ERA while Bauer has managed to keep a low ERA of 3.84 despite his losing 3-4 record.
7/19 Game 1 – Corey Kluber vs TBA | Avg. Price: $68.92 | Get-in Price: $26
The first of two Saturday games will feature Indians pitcher Corey Kluber against a Tigers pitcher to be named later. The average price for Saturday’s day game is $68.92, the cheapest of the series at 33.75% below the season average, with a get-in price of $26. Kluber will take the mound on Saturday with a 9-6 record and 3.01 ERA, and has been a must watch for every game he’s pitched this season on the Indians schedule.
7/19 Game 2 – TBA vs Max Scherzer | Avg. Price: $76.08 | Get-in Price: $22
Saturday night’s game will have defending AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer pitch for the Tigers against an Indians pitcher to be named later. The average price for Saturday night’s game is $76.08, 26.87% below season average, with a get-in price of $22. Scherzer has been nothing short of fantastic yet again this season, posting an 11-3 record and 3.35 ERA over the season’s first half.
7/20 – TBA vs Drew Smyly | Avg. Price: $86.57 | Get-in Price: $27
The final game of the series will be played Sunday and will feature Tigers lefty Drew Smyly while Cleveland is again yet to announce its starter.. The average price for Sunday Tigers vs Indians tickets is $86.57, the most expensive game of the series but still 16.79% below season average, with a get-in price of $27. Smyly had a forgettable first half after going just 5-8 with a 4.00 ERA. The Tigers will also offer a poster giveaway of pitcher Anibal Sanchez to all kids 14 and under during Sunday’s game.