Fans who want to catch the playoff clash that starts Friday between the rival St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs will have to pony up to see the games in person.
As of Thursday, ticket reseller TiqIQ was reporting the basic average price for a ticket to a Cubs-Cardinals playoff game was $459.68 on the resale market. That makes it the most expensive division series ticket price the firm has tracked since 2010.
The average price for a ticket to a game in St. Louis, where postseason baseball has been more commonplace, was $359.75. The average ticket price for a Cubs home game was $658.41.