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Coors Field ranked 4th cheapest MLB game

Posted: 5:50 PM, Apr 04, 2016
Updated: 2016-04-05 09:45:45-04

The Colorado Rockies offer the fourth cheapest ballpark experience in Major League Baseball, according to the latest study conducted by leading personal finance website GOBankingRates.com.

The site compared the costs of 

  • Two tickets
  • Two hot dogs
  • Two beers
  • Parking

While the Rockies cost $59.30, a Boston Red Sox home game at Fenway Park will cost an average of $157.

The three cheapest stadiums to catch a game are Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Dodger Stadium and Chase Field, where the Arizona Diamondbacks play.

The Rockies offer several ticket specials on its website, including "Blake Street Steals," $14 Lower level tickets for certain games:  http://m.rockies.mlb.com/tickets/info/ticket-specials#blakestreet

They also offer a promotional family package of Lower Level tickets for $79 or Upper Level tickets for $59, package that includes

  • Four (4) Tickets to the Game
  • Four (4) Hot Dogs
  • Four (4) Coke Products
  • One (1) Parking Ticket
  • One (1) Rockies Magazine     

Here is the link to that value pack and which games are included:  http://m.rockies.mlb.com/tickets/info/ticket-specials#componentValuePack-valuepack

Finally, the Rockies offer a "Business Person's Special," allowing people to watch Rockies baseball and work wirelessly on The Rooftop on select weekday afternoon games.

Package includes a ticket to The Rooftop and a voucher good for a CHUBurger, Fry Cup and beer or soft drink all for  $20:  http://m.rockies.mlb.com/tickets/info/ticket-specials#componentBusinessPersonSpecial-business-person-special

SeatGeek.com said the average resale price for a ticket to a Rockies game at Coors Field last year, during the 2015 season, was $32.

That's one of the best values in baseball, behind only the Cincinnati Reds and Milwaukee Brewers across the MLB, according to SeatGeek, a ticket search engine.

Home-opener tickets were the hottest and most expensive ticket of 2015.

"We're seeing a similar trend this 2016 season," wrote Nate Rattner with SeatGeek. "Tickets to the first home game against the Padres on Friday April 8 are reselling for an average of $119, while tickets to the second home game of the season are reselling for an average of $34."

Rattner said the opposing teams that were the most in-demand matchups for Rockies games at Coors Field last season were:

  • Chicago Cubs ($67 average resale) Note: this includes 2015 opening day, which driving up this average
  • St. Louis Cardinals ($33 average resale)
  • Atlanta Braves ($33 average resale)
  • New York Mets ($30 average resale)