April 01, 2016 08:00 ET

New York Mets Tickets up 13% Following Last Year's Unexpected World Series Appearance

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT--(Marketwired - Apr 1, 2016) - With a World Series victory in the New York Mets' crosshairs, tickets for games at Citi Field are averaging $100 each in 2016, a 13% increase over the average ticket price in 2015, according to* The rise in average ticket prices can be attributed to the team's late season push and subsequent World Series appearance last season.

Although the club was defeated in the Fall Classic by the Kansas City Royals, demand for New York Mets tickets is on the rise in 2016 as the team looks to make their second consecutive World Series appearance, and win their first World Series title in 30 years.

Along with a rise in overall ticket prices in Flushing, Citi Field will be home to two of the four most expensive regular season MLB games in 2016. The first will take place on Friday, April 8, when the Amazin's take on the rival Phillies for their home opener. The average ticket price to attend that game is $280.

The second game takes place on July 30, when the Mets play the Rockies following a pre-game, on-field retirement ceremony for newly inducted Baseball Hall of Fame member Mike Piazza. Patrons can expect to shell out an average of $268 for a ticket to attend the ceremony and game.

*Ticket sales data as of 3/31/2016 9:00 a.m. EDT. Trademarked terms are the property of their respective owners and are used strictly for descriptive purposes. is an online ticket marketplace and is in no way affiliated with any of the trademark owners or the teams or venues mentioned.

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