Who the Red Sox are playing, the time of year, and of course how well (or badly) the team is doing all affect ticket resale prices at Fenway, according to tracking data from Seatgeek.com. So right about now? You can really get a deal. Here's how.
Average prices by section
The price of a ticket varies greatly depending on your seats. A look at average ticket prices on the resale market to each of the 81 regular-season home games.
For August and September games*
This year's August and September tickets were initially more expensive than 2013's, but as the team has struggled, that has changed.*Excluding New York Yankees games
By day of week
Among upcoming Fenway foes this season, the lowest average ticket prices are against AL East rivals Tampa Bay and Baltimore. Click or mouseover each bar to view average ticket price.
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