There are still some interleague series left this season, and this weekend offers a good one. The Kansas City Royals have won four straight to get within 2.5 games of the Detroit Tigers in the AL Central, despite the Tigers adding David Price at the deadline. But there is a different challenge on the Royals schedule with the San Francisco Giants coming to town. The Giants are also in second, just 3.5 games behind, but have a better record than the Royals. KC Royals tickets
are averaging $53.18 for the series, which is down just six percent from their season average.
SF Madison Bumgarner vs. KC Jason Vargas | Avg. Price: $55 | Get-in Price: $16
Fans will be treated to a postgame fireworks show on the first game of the series. The average price will be $55 and the get-in is the most expensive Royals vs San Francisco Giants tickets
of the series at $16. Jason Vargas gets the start for the Royals, and his 1.7 WAR is third on the team. He has his work cut out for him, going up against the Giants best pitcher in Madison Bumgarner. He leads the Giants with a 2.7 WAR, a figure that is one of the best in the league.
SF Tim Hudson vs. KC James Shields | Avg. Price: $56.55 | Get-in Price: $15
In the second game of the series the Royals send out their staff ace in James Shields. He leads the team with 157.1 innings pitched while sporting a 3.43 ERA and the best walk rate on the team. He also has a team-leading ten wins, and trails only Yordano Ventura in strikeouts. The game has the highest average of the series at $56.55 and has a get-in price of $15.
SF Tim Lincecum vs. KC Danny Duffy | Avg. Price: $48 | Get-in Price: $13
The first 10,000 fans in attendance will receive an Alex Gordon bobblehead to celebrate the outfielder on making another All Star game. The average price of the game is $48 and the get-in is $13. Danny Duffy gets the start for the Royals, and he leads the team with a 2.41 ERA. He’s also near the team lead in WAR despite making the fewest starts of anyone in the rotation. He faces Tim Lincecum of the Giants who has had a couple rough outings after originally looking like he had turned things around. He’s given up 14 combined earned runs in his last three starts, making it past the fifth inning just once.