September 30, 2009 12:12 ET

Red Sox Ticket Prices Up on Wild Card Win

Red Sox Playoff Tickets Hottest in Majors

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - September 30, 2009) - FanSnap®, the largest live event ticket search engine for fans, today announced ticket availability for Boston Red Sox tickets for the post season.

Boston Red Sox tickets are historically some of the hardest tickets for fans to score. This year is no exception. Fans are clamoring to see their beloved Sox in the post season. The Red Sox are the hottest baseball ticket on FanSnap.

Here are the top ten hottest MLB tickets:

- Boston Red Sox tickets

- New York Yankees tickets

- Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim tickets

- San Francisco Giants tickets

- Los Angeles Dodgers tickets

- Colorado Rockies tickets

- Philadelphia Phillies tickets

- Chicago Cubs tickets

- St Louis Cardinals tickets

- New York Mets tickets

Since winning the wild card, the average price of a Red Sox ticket is up nearly $200 each. Similarly, the Angels, who the Red Sox play in the A.L.D.S., saw average ticket prices rise by nearly $150 per seat on the news that Boston won the wild card.

Date        Average Red Sox
             Ticket Price
9/30/09          $716
9/29/09          $528
9/28/09          $504
9/27/09          $504
9/26/09          $506
9/25/09          $498
9/24/09          $494
9/23/09          $494
9/22/09          $483
9/21/09          $469
9/20/09          $470
9/19/09          $470
9/18/09          $489
9/17/09          $468
9/16/09          $448
9/15/09          $430
9/14/09          $431
9/13/09          $401
9/12/09          $403
9/11/09          $391
9/10/09          $392
9/9/09           $368
9/8/09           $342
9/7/09           $342
9/6/09           $343
9/5/09           $343
9/4/09           $404

The Cleveland Indians play the Red Sox in the last Sox regular season matchup of the year Oct. 1-4. Fans can find more than 10,000 tickets for the series starting at $11. Even with all the excitement, there are Field Box tickets on the third base line for $52 for Thursday's game.

FanSnap is a free search engine for fans. FanSnap displays detailed, ticket-level results from dozens of ticketing providers, with listings totaling more than twelve million sports, theatre and concert tickets and thirty thousand events. Bostonians can find thousands of tickets to hundreds of local events at

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