Opening Day is finally here, with the 2023 MLB season kicking off Thursday. All 30 teams will be in action, with exciting matchups on the docket. Fans nationwide will pour into stadiums, ushering in one of the most highly anticipated days on the sports calendar.
Using insights from SI Tickets, we have compiled a list of the most sought-after Opening Day seats and a guide to Thursday’s best ticket deals.
New York Yankees vs. San Francisco Giants, 1:05 p.m ET
Average Ticket Price: $360.33
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The Yankees will host the Giants in the first matchup of the 2023 MLB season. New York’s home opener is, perhaps unsurprisingly, the hottest ticket of the week, with an average price of $360.33—well above the average Opening Day seat price of $195. The get-in cost, however, is a deal in comparison, with the least expensive seat posted at $80.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 10:10 p.m. ET
Average Ticket Price: $301.97
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The Dodgers will kick off their season with a night matchup at home against the Diamondbacks. Seats at Dodger Stadium are available for an average price of $301.97, making the Los Angeles–Arizona contest one of the most in-demand of the weekend. Mookie Betts and company will look to start their 2023 campaign with a bang in front of a packed home crowd.
Houston Astros vs. Chicago White Sox, 7:08 p.m. ET
Average Ticket Price: $262.45
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It’s not a shock that the reigning World Series champions Astros’ home opener is one of the most coveted seats of Opening Day. With an average ticket price of $262.45, Houston’s matchup with the White Sox headlines the start of the season as a Dylan Cease–led Chicago team looks to spoil the Astros' first showing of 2023.
Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels, 10:07 p.m. ET
Average Ticket Price: $80.59
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The Athletics’ home opener against the Angels is an excellent chance for fans to take in Opening Day without breaking the bank, with seats available starting at $25. The average ticket for the matchup is $80.59, a deal to catch Shohei Ohtani fresh off an emphatic run at the World Baseball Classic.
Miami Marlins vs. New York Mets, 4:10 p.m. ET
Average Ticket Price: $96.45
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Miami’s home opener boasts the lowest get-in price at $19, with the average ticket price set at $96.45. New York will look to start the season on a high in Miami after closer Edwin Díaz sustained a season-threatening injury in the WBC.
Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves, 1:05 p.m. ET
Average Ticket Price: $114.43
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The Nationals will start their 2023 campaign hosting a stacked Braves team. Seats to the game, which kicks off the season alongside the Yankees-Giants afternoon matchup, are posted for an average price of $114.43, one of the best deals of Opening Day.