Are the Mets New York’s Team Now?
With the Subway Series between the New York Mets and New York Yankees coming to a close tonight, and the teams taking opposite approaches at the trade deadline, the question around New York is if the Mets are suddenly becoming the Big Apple’s main MLB team.
Yankees vs Mets Ticket Price Comparison
Demand on the secondary market is nearly identical for the two teams for the first time in years. More interestingly, the demand to see the Mets is clearly trending up, while demand to see the Yankees has stayed the same year-over-year. However, looking at upcoming Yankees games shows a trend of prices falling an average of 15 percent since July 1, as the Yankees were sellers at the trade deadline.
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Looking at this week’s series, tickets for the games at Citi Field were in more demand than those at Yankees Stadium, despite the games in Flushing taking place on a Monday and Tuesday. The Mets’ home games had an average resale price of $104, while the Yankees’ home games had an average resale price of $80.
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