Boston Red Sox to raise ticket prices next season

BOSTON (WHDH) - The Boston Red Sox announced Wednesday that they will be raising ticket prices for the 2018 season.

The team says prices will rise between $1 and $5 in select sections, while other areas will remain unchanged. The change marks a 2.5 percent price hike.

Ticket prices are set to increase 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

Ticket prices will remain the same in the following sections:

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

Ticket prices have increased annually since 2009 at an average rate of 1.7 percent per year.

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