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Mets-Giants ticket prices on pace for wild-card game record

Fireworks go off during the National Anthem prior

Fireworks go off during the National Anthem prior game one of the 2015 MLB National League Championship Series at Citi Field between the Chicago Cubs and the New York Mets on October 17, 2015 in the Flushing neighborhood of Queens. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Heiman

Tickets to Wednesday’s wild-card playoff game at Citi Field were averaging an asking price of $314.01 as of Monday morning, on pace to make it the most expensive wild-card game recorded by TicketIQ, which tracks resale sites.

The lowest asking price for the Giants-Mets game was $162 for standing room.

Last year’s wild-card game at Yankee Stadium between the Astros and Yankees averaged $174.83, according to TicketIQ.

None of the Mets’ four clinchers over the past two seasons - the division title, NLDS and NLCS last year and wild card this year - have come at Citi Field.

So if the Mets win Wednesday, fans will witness the first clinching victory at the stadium, which opened in 2009.


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