The New York Yankees currently sit in second in the American League East, just two games above .500 at 29-27 with a -23 run differential. Meanwhile their opponent for their upcoming series, the Oakland Athletics, have the best record in the American League at 35-22, and easily have the best run differential in the league at +115. They’re next up on the New York Yankees schedule and tickets are 53 percent below the season average of $140.92 at Yankee Stadium. Yankees tickets are averaging $66.65 for the series.
6/3 OAK Scott Kazmir vs. NYY Hiroki Kuroda | Avg. Price: $44 | Get-in Price: $5
Scott Kazmir is familiar with the Yankees after his time with the Tampa Bay Rays, and after hitting a rough patch in his career, has rebounded with the A’s. He’s 11th in the American League with a 2.36 ERA and first on the team with a 1.6 WAR. But the Tuesday night game is the cheapest of the weekend. The average price of $44 is 69 percent below the season average, and 34 percent below the series average. The get-in price is just $5.
6/4 OAK Jesse Chavez vs. NYY Vidal Nuno | Avg. Price: $78.97 | Get-in Price: $5
In his second full season with the A’s, Jesse Chavez has limited his walks and increased his groundball numbers, leading to a strong season. Vidal Nuno will oppose him for the Yankees, who has been fine filling in as a starter. The good news is he’s lasted at least six innings his last three starts. The average price is the highest of the series at $78.97, though still 44% below the season average, and has the same $5 get-in price.
6/5 OAK Drew Pomeranz vs. NYY Masahiro Tanaka | Avg. Price: $76.97 | Get-in Price: $5
Prices drop a bit for the final game of the series with a $76.97 average, 45.4% below the season average. Masahiro Tanaka will take the mound for the Yankees, the first game they’ll have the upper hand in the pitching matchup. Tanaka has been brilliant in his first season in the US, ranking fifth in the majors with a 2.4 WAR, and ninth with a K% at 28.7 percent. The get-in price is just $5 to see the phenom pitch.