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Red Sox Tickets 57% Below Average For Series Vs White Sox


The Boston Red Sox begin a four game series tonight at Fenway Park against the Chicago White Sox. The defending champs have not lived up to expectations and are certainly tired of discussing to the media exactly what is going wrong. They dropped to their season worst 10 games under .500 after a 12 inning 7-6 defeat to Baltimore on Sunday and losing five of six games all at home including another 1 run loss that puts their record to 15-19 in 1 run games.

The White Sox were last on the Red Sox schedule in mid-April when Boston took two of three in Chicago. The season average for Red Sox tickets this season is $148.77, but the series as a whole will be 44.25% below the season average.

7/7 – Scott Carroll vs Clay Buchholz | Avg. Price: $63.73 | Get-in Price: $18

The series opener tonight features a pitching matchup between Boston right hander Clay Buchholz (3-4) who had a rough start to the season and has pitched well in his past two starts since returning from the disabled list. Buchholz will oppose White Sox right hander Scott Carroll (2-5) who was rocked by Angels in his last start giving up seven runs looking to get his first win since May 27. Red Sox vs White Sox tickets for the series opener are the cheapest of the four games with an average price of $63.73, 57.4% below Boston’s home average with a get in price of an affordable $18.

7/8 – John Danks vs Brandon Workman | Avg. Price: $75.27 | Get-in Price: $14

Game 2 tickets at Fenway Park July 8 have a 19% increase compared to the opening game with a current average price of $75.27, still well below the home average by 49.3% with a get in price of just $14. The featured pitching matchup will be Boston right hander Brandon Workman (1-2) making just his 8th start this season as he will oppose White Sox left hander John Danks (7-6) looking for his second straight victory.

7/9 – Chris Sale vs TBA | Avg. Price: $79.33 | Get-in Price: $14

Red Sox tickets for the third game of the series on July 9 at Fenway Park have a slight increase in price compared to the previous game. The current average price is $79.33, still 46.6% below the home average, with a get in price of $14. The Red Sox have not yet named a starter for the game, but that pitcher will be going against White Sox ace Chris Sale (8-1).

7/10 – Jose Quintana vs Jon Lester | Avg. Price: $113.43 | Get-in Price: $25

The final game of this series on July 10 is the most expensive of the four games against the White Sox with a current secondary market average price of $113.43 with a get in price of $25. The pitching matchup will be Boston left hander Jon Lester (9-7) opposing White Sox left hander Jose Quintana (5-7).

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