Orioles Upcoming Home Slate Features Games Against Potential Playoff Opponents

The Baltimore Orioles have been one of the biggest surprises in baseball this season. Buoyed by a dynamic, powerful lineup, the Orioles have been clobbering home runs regularly, en route to posting one of the best home records in the American Leaguel. Mark Trumbo (28 HRs) currently leads baseball in home runs, while Manny Machado is having a career year. As the calendar turns from July to August, the Orioles will need to keep winning games in order to put distance between themselves and the rest of the AL East, as they still have some of their division rivals hovering nearby. An overview of Baltimore’s top upcoming home games is presented below.

7/22/16 vs. Cleveland | Trevor Bauer vs. Dylan Bundy | Avg. Ticket Price: $78.21 | Get-In: $21

The Cleveland Indians will travel to Baltimore for a three-game set that starts on Friday, July 22nd. All fans that attend the first game of the series will receive an Orioles’ floppy hat as part of the promotional schedule. The pitching match-up features two dynamic young RHP. Bauer (7-3. 3.36 ERA) is on-track to have the best season of his young career while Bundy (2-2, 3.70 ERA) is still getting acclimated to the starting rotation. Fans that want to attend this game can check-out TiqIQ. On TiqIQ, the average ticket price is $78.21, which is the best value on this three-game slate.

7/23/16 vs. Cleveland | Josh Tomlin vs. Kevin Gausman | Avg. Ticket Price: $97.05 | Get-In: $14

The second game of this three-game slate will be played on Saturday, July 23rd. All fans that attend this game will receive a batting practice hat as part of the promotional schedule. The pitching match-up features a resurgent Tomlin (10-2, 3.34 ERA) and a struggling Gasuman (1-7, 4.05 ERA). Fans that want to attend this game can check-out TiqIQ for ticket options. On TiqIQ, the get-in ticket price is just $14, which is the best value on this three-game slate.

7/24/16 vs. Cleveland | Corey Kluber vs. TBD | Avg. Ticket Price: $108.65 | Get-In: $23

The final game of this three-game set will be played on Sunday, July 24th. All fans that attend this game will receive a 1996 Replica jersey as part of the promotional schedule. Kluber (9-8, 3.42 ERA) has been enjoying another quality campaign, as his Indians have soared to the top of the Central division. Given the nice giveaway, fans that want to attend this game can expect to pay premiums. On TiqIQ, the average ticket price is $108.65, which is the highest average ticket price on Baltimore’s upcoming home slate.

8/2/16 vs. Texas | Yu Darvish vs. Dylan Bundy | Avg. Ticket Price: $53.60 | Get-In: $9

The first-place Texas Rangers will travel to Baltimore for a three-game set against the Orioles that starts on Tuesday, August 2nd. Fans should expect strikeouts when Darvish (2-1, 3.15 ERA) faces the upstart rookie. Alike Baltimore, Texas boasts one of the best hitting lineups in baseball, so expect the scoreboard to light up if one of these pitchers struggles. Fans can find great ticket values for this game by checking out TiqIQ, where the get-in price for this contest is just $9 at the moment. Fans driving to the game can find parking options for Camden Yards parking.

8/3/16 vs. Texas | Cole Hamels vs. Kevin Gausman | Avg. Ticket Price: $53.17 | Get-In: $9

The second game of this three-game set will be played on Wednesday, August 3rd. Hamels (10-2, 3.00 ERA) has been the best pitcher on Texas’ staff, while Gausman has been pretty good despite not being rewarded with wins in his record. Just like the previous game, TiqIQ boasts terrific prices on tickets for this affair, starting at only $9.

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