Ticket prices soar ahead of A-Rod’s final game

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NEW YORK — Fans looking to score cheap tickets for A-Rod’s final game are out of luck unless they’re willing to pay big.

After Alex Rodriguez’s announcement that he would be playing his last game this Friday against the Tampa Bay Rays, ticket prices have soared.

As of Sunday, field level seats behind the dugouts are going for an average of $1,200.

Seats in the field level legends suites are going for prices upwards of $1,049. The most expensive tickets are $7,500 on StubHub.

Fans looking for cheaper alternatives may end up paying up to $233 for a nosebleed seat, according to data collected by Tiqlq, a site that collects data from the secondary ticket market.

Seats in the usually affordable 300 and 400 sections have soared to almost $500, with the most expensive tickets costing an average of $413, according to Tiqlq.

Hardcore A-Rod fans can snag some of the cheapest nosebleed tickets for around $72 or outfield seats that start out at $65.