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Finding seats a bit easier for Fenway faithful

Red Sox’ recent poor record means ticket prices have dropped for the home opener and other games

Ben Anderson recently listed his $99 ticket to the Red Sox home opener on eBay, expecting to turn an easy profit. But there was not a single bid when the online auction ended last week, despite a modest starting price of $120.

“I figured for Opening Day, there would be no problem,” said Anderson, 36, of Plainfield, Conn. A few days later, Anderson managed to sell the ticket in a second auction for $125, netting just $15 after taxes and fees. “Barely got my money back,” he said.

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