In a potential postseason showdown, the Los Angeles Angels will welcome Torii Hunter and the Detroit Tigers for four games at Angel Stadium this weekend. The Angels enter this weekend’s series just two games behind the first place Oakland A’s in the AL West. Under the big bats of Mike Trout and Albert Pujols, the Angels have continued to find success in such a competitive division. The Tigers sit atop the AL Central by 6.5 games but will have their hands full this weekend as they head to Anaheim. The Los Angeles Angels schedule will see the team play the Tigers this weekend for the final time during the regular season.
The season average for Angels tickets on the secondary market is $61.76, but each of the series’ four games will see an average below that price. The series as a whole will be 26.6% below the season average.
7/24 - Max Scherzer vs Garrett Richards | Avg. Price: $32 | Get-in Price: $9
The series begins Thursday night and will feature a duel between club aces as Garrett Richards takes the mound for the Angels against last year’s Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer. The average price for Thursday Angels vs Tigers tickets is $32, the cheapest of the series at 48.1% below the season average, with a get-in price of $9. Richards has had a phenomenal year, going 11-2 with a 2.47 ERA. Scherzer has followed right behind, posting an 11-3 record and 3.34 ERA. The two young stars will certainly be atop the Cy Young Award voting this year as they continue to dominate offenses throughout the league.
7/25 - Drew Smyly vs Tyler Skaggs | Avg. Price: $53.10 | Get-in Price: $17
The second game of the series will feature a pair of southpaws in the Angels’ Tyler Skaggs and Tigers pitcher Drew Smyly. The average price for Friday Angels vs Tigers tickets is $53.10 on the secondary market, 14% below the season average, with a get-in price of $17. Skaggs enters Friday’s game at 5-5 with a 4.65 ERA. Smyly’s 6-8 record hasn’t been impressive, but his 3.80 ERA has been consistent on a Tigers club stacked with offense. The Angels will also offer a Hawaiian t-shirt to all fans in attendance at Friday’s game.
7/26 - Justin Verlander vs Matt Shoemaker | Avg. Price: $54.22 | Get-in Price: $14
Saturday’s game will see Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker take the hill against the downtrodden Justin Verlander, who has struggled through the season’s first four months. The average secondary price for Saturday Angels vs Tigers tickets is $54.22, the most expensive of the series but still 12.2% below the season average, with a get-in price of $14. Shoemaker will hope to improve on his 7-3 record and 4.54 ERA while Verlander will look for any answers as the former ace has gone 9-8 with a 4.84 ERA this season. Postgame fireworks will also be held following the game at Angel Stadium.
7/27 - Rick Porcello vs Hector Santiago | Avg. Price: $42 | Get-in Price: $5
The final game of the series will be played on Sunday and will feature Angels lefty Hector Santiago against Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello. The average price for Sunday Angels vs Tigers tickets is $42 on the secondary market, 32% below the season average, with a get-in price of $5. Santiago enters Sunday’s game with a dismal 2-7 record and 4.02 ERA. Porcello has had quite the opposite year, posting impressive numbers at 12-5 and a 3.42 ERA.