Cincinnati Reds Make $5.13 Tickets Available, but on May 13 Only

Celebrate a mini winning streak with cheap, cheap tickets.

click to enlarge Mr. Redlegs appears during the Cincinnati Reds' Opening Day parade at Findlay Market on April 12, 2022. - PHOTO: CASEY ROBERTS
Photo: Casey Roberts
Mr. Redlegs appears during the Cincinnati Reds' Opening Day parade at Findlay Market on April 12, 2022.

Happy 513 Day! What better way to celebrate Cincinnati than cheap, cheap tickets to see a hometown team that's finally – finally! – on a tiny winning streak?

On May 13 only, the Cincinnati Reds are selling $5.13 tickets to two upcoming homesteads at Great American Ball Park. Fans can choose upper-view level tickets for either the Chicago Cubs series (May 23-26) or the San Francisco Giants series (May 27-29).

The Reds also are offering outer mezzanine or terrace outfield seats for $25.13, field box for $35.13 and club seats for $105.13.

Tickets at the special prices can be purchased only until 11:59 p.m. May 13. An email from the Reds does not mention a cap on the number of tickets a fan can purchase but does caution that seats are subject to availability. Find the deals on the Reds website.

After a dismal start to the season, the Cincinnati Reds finally won their first series of 2022 against the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 7 and 8. Since then, the Reds took two of three from the Milwaukee Brewers at Great American Ball Park and won the first game of yet another Pirates series on May 12. The Reds will continue to battle the Pirates at PNC Park over the weekend.

Prior to last week's wins against the Pirates, the Reds had taken games only on April 7 and April 10 in Atlanta against the Braves as well as on April 24 when hosting the St. Louis Cardinals at Great American Ball Park. Cincinnati had an 11-game stretch of losses between the Braves and Cardinals wins and broke out of a nine-game funk with the May 7 win over the Pirates.

Even with the latest wins, the Reds have been swept in six of their ten series as of press time. The Reds have Major League Baseball's worst current record at 8-24 (though the Detroit Tigers are just 9-23, so there's hope) and own the franchise's record for its worst start to a season. Baseball experts also say that the Reds are on pace for a 125-loss season, the lowest for any team since 1900.

The team continues to get backlash from fans who feel the Reds' owner and front office aren't doing enough to win, with one person even saying they wanted to "defecate in the bed of the Toyota Tundra" that's on display at Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park.

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