MLB Baseball Tickets Surge on as Division Races Tighten

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The end is near for the MLB Baseball regular season, and with Division races tightening, tickets are surging on Today’s top trending teams include the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds, Kansas City Royals, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates, Texas Rangers, Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals and Colorado Rockies.

Philadelphia Phillies Center fielder Ben Revere makes a diving catch earlier this season. Postseason races have caught fire for the Phillies and many other MLB Baseball teams.

The race is on in MLB Baseball. Only 20 games remain in this year’s 162-game regular season, which ends September 29, 2013.

Last Tuesday, the postseason schedule was announced, calling for the first National League Wild Card Game to be played on Tuesday, October 1. The AL Wild Card is set for the next day on October 2. The NL Division Series begins on October 3, while the AL’s version takes the field Friday, October 4, 2013.

Game One of the 109th World Series is scheduled for Wednesday, October 23, in the ballpark of the American League champions. That likely means an October finish to the season, as Game Seven would be played on Halloween.

Meanwhile, the do-or-die battle to make the postseason is heating up in both leagues. In the AL East, the Boston Red Sox are seven games up on the Tampa Bay Rays, with the Yankees and Orioles chasing the wild card. The AL Central Detroit Tigers are seven games up on the Cleveland Indians, with the Kansas City Royals only two games back.

And in the AL West, the Texas Rangers and Oakland Athletics are tied at 80 wins each, with the Los Angeles Angels and Seattle Mariners battling it out for the Wild Card.

In the NL Central Division, another nail-biter: the St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds trail the Pittsburgh Pirates in the standings, but are only one and two games back, respectively. In the West, the Los Angeles Dodgers are 13 games up on the Arizona Diamondbacks, with the Colorado Rockies four games back.

And in the NL East, the Atlanta Braves are 13 games up on the Washington Nationals, with the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies battling it out for the postseason.

“Now that every game can make a difference, fans are turning out in higher numbers to cheer their club into the postseason,” said Felina Martinez at “Ticket sales are up.”

“MLB Baseball continues to lead traffic in sports, while NFL Football tickets are also very popular right now, especially since the regular season has started,” said Felina Martinez at online ticket marketplace

“That’s why we’re proud to offer sports fans the most comprehensive and continuously updated selection of sports tickets online, with a worry-free guarantee to protect their purchase,” said Martinez.

“To access the full line-up of MLB Baseball tickets now available, customers can go to and search for the MLB Baseball – then select their team and their tickets,” said Martinez.

This year will mark the second year for the single Wild Card Game format, both of which were won by road teams last year: St. Louis over Atlanta and Baltimore over Texas.

Each NL Division Series will begin on Thursday, October 3. The first full slate of Division Series games, featuring the two AL Division Series openers and a pair of NLDS Game Two’s, will take place on Friday, October 4. The Division Series will run from October 3 – 10, 2013.

MLB Baseball has the highest season attendance of any sports league in the world. (Source:

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