Major League Baseball (MLB) Postseason Tickets
When MLB Postseason tickets go on sale, they typically sell out fast, so be sure to buy yours today. When the playoff bracket is announced, the Wild Card game is usually set for a few days later. Because there are 30 teams in Major League Baseball and two leagues, the National (NL) and American Leagues (AL), there are two initial Wild Card games played with four teams playing. Currently, 10 teams play in the postseason, though there are talks to expand that number to 14. The two winners of the Wild Card games then advance to the League Division Series. The four winners of the LDS moves on to play in the League Championship Series. The two winners of the LCS play in the World Series.
When playing for the LDS pennant, baseball teams play a minimum of three games or best out of five. While playing for the LCS pennant, a total of seven games is played where the winner has to best five games. Be sure to buy your MLB Postseason tickets from TicketSmarter.
For the 2019 MLB Postseason, the Tampa Bay Rays played the Oakland Athletics in the AL Wild Card Game; The Milwaukee Brewers played the Washington Nationals in the NL Wild Card Game. The Nationals and the Rays advanced to play in the LDS.
The Minnesota Twins played the New York Yankees where the Yankees won the first three games at the top of the ALDS bracket. At the bottom of the ALDS bracket, The Rays played the Houston Astros and won three out of the five games. The Yankees and the Astros advanced to the ALCS.
At the top of the NLDS bracket, the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves three games to two games. The Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers three games to two games at the bottom of the NLDS bracket. The Cardinals and the Nationals advanced to the NLCS.
Houston fans with Astros tickets vs the Yankees saw them play in the ALCS, with the Astros beating the Yankees in four of the six games played. The Nationals played the St. Louis Cardinals and swept the first four games. The Astros and the Nationals met for the 2019 World Series.
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MLB Postseason Ticket Prices
Since there is a minimum of 16 games and a maximum of 26 MLB Playoff games, the price of each game can increase with demand.
How much are MLB Postseason tickets?
MLB Playoff ticket prices range from $56 to $500. The earlier in the playoff bracket the cheaper the tickets. For tickets in the Wild Card game will be much cheaper than the seventh game of the LCS. Prices are based on the overall season record for each team and where the game is being played; for example, a game at Yankee Stadium will be cheaper than one played at Nationals Park. When you use TicketSmarter, you can easily find MLB Playoff tickets.
MLB Postseason Dates & Schedule
The MLB Postseason typically starts on either October 1 or 2, depending on when the final game of the 162-game season ends. The last game of the LCS is played by October 20. The Wild Card round features a total of four teams played over two games. The League Division Series is played best of five games with three games minimum. The League Championship Series played the best of seven games with five games minimum.
Each team has the opportunity to play at home at least twice. When playing in the first round of the bracket, the LDS, the lower-seeded team plays the first two games at home and then both teams travel to the higher seeded baseball stadium for up to two games. When playing for the LCS pennant, up to three games are played at the higher-seeded team. If additional games are required to determine an overall winner, up to two games will be played at the lower-seeded ballpark.
The location of the World Series depends on which team has the higher overall season record and not the winning league from the MLB All-Star Game, as it has been determined in the past.
When do MLB Postseason tickets go on sale?
The end of the MLB regular season is usually at the end of September with the bracket for the MLB Playoffs announced after the final pitch of the last game. Tickets typically go on sale quickly thereafter. While the official bracket doesn’t come out until the end of the season if your favorite baseball team is doing well they will most likely receive a playoff bid. Because of the quick turnaround, MLB Playoff tickets go quickly so be sure to buy yours through TicketSmarter so you don’t miss out.
MLB Postseason Seating Chart
Since the playoff games are played at the regular baseball stadiums the seating chart is the same as it would be during the regular MLB season. Tickets are usually more expensive since Postseason has more TV viewers. When you use the TicketSmarter seating chart for MLB Postseason tickets, you can easily sort by price or location to find the best available seats. You can even buy your tickets through our mobile app to avoid the long lines at the ticket office.
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