Red Sox raise ticket prices by average of 2.5 percent for 2018

Courtesy of the Boston Herald:

On the tail end of another successful season, the Red Sox have announced that they will raise ticket prices for a third consecutive year. Prices will rise by an average of 2.5 percent.

The team raised ticket prices by 2.9 percent a year ago and 1.4 percent in 2016. Before that, they had frozen prices for three of the previous four seasons.

In 2018, prices will rise between $1 and $5 in the following sections: Field Box (Sections 17-70), Loge Box (Sections 103-155), Bud Deck Barstools, Grandstand (Sections 13-27), Outfield Grandstand, Right Field Box, Right Field Roof Box and Terrace, Bleachers, and Upper Bleachers.

Prices will remain the same in other seating and standing areas, including: Field Box (Sections 9-16 & 71-82), Loge Box (Sections 98-102 & 156-165), Budweiser Right Field Roof Deck, Pavilion Box, Pavilion Reserved, Grandstand (Sections 11-12 & 28-31), and all Standing Room.

The team will continue to price home games by tier, with more desired tickets being priced higher.

The Sox will also continue to offer special reduced pricing for students, clergy, veterans, and active duty members of the military.