Astros tickets: Hot but more expensive after World Series championship | Houston Chronicle

On the field, the Astros’ official hashtag for the 2018 season is #NeverSettle.

But in the ticket office, based on the first day of public single-game ticket sales that included an official sellout of the April 2 home opener, the unofficial mantra is #WePriceToDemand.

Demand to watch the team that won the 2017 World Series championship, needless to say, is considerable.

And, depending on the game and the seat location, prices can be considerable, too. But how much more? The Astros won’t give specifics.

“We are pricing to demand,” said Reid Ryan, the ballclub’s president for business operations. “We price like the airlines do and like hotels do and like concerts do.

“Opening Day is the first opportunity for our fans to see us back at Minute Maid Park and to raise the World Series banner, and we are pricing to the demand for the tickets.”

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Ryan said the team cannot provide an average ticket price for any seat, absent purchase of a full or partial season ticket plan, because of variable pricing. He said all ticket prices are either higher or the same from last year but did not provide details.

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