StubHub System Update Jams Transactions for Partners, Customers
A StubHub systems update has led to numerous issues for clients, partners, and consumers dating back more than a week, the ticket resale marketplace confirmed Friday. Issues have included problems with barcode validation for box offices, mapping issues for events and venues, and consumers showing up to events unable... Read more
MLB Opens Lottery for Second Field of Dreams Game on August 11
Fans hoping to catch the second edition of the MLB at Field of Dreams contest will have their chance coming up – as long as they’re Iowa residents. The league announced that registration is now open for a chance to purchase tickets to the contest, which will feature the... Read more
Houston Astros, GovX Partner to Offer Military Members Ticket Discount
E-commerce company GovX.com, exclusively addressing to military members (former and current) and first responders, and the Houston Astros have partnered again to offer Astros fans who serve the country discounted tickets at home games during 2022 season. In order to benefit from the discount, one – with a uniformed... Read more
Major League Baseball Opening Day Schedules Set After Lockout Delay
With Spring Training open, Major League Baseball is officially on its way to being prepared for the 2022 season, with Opening Day less than a month away. The lengthy lockout means that the start of the regular season is a hair later than it would have originally been, but... Read more
MLB Cancels More Early-Season Games Amid Labor Impasse
Thursday Evening Update: The players and owners have reportedly reached an agreement, paving the way for an April 7 start to the season. The deal is subject to a vote Thursday evening before it is finalized. Details here: https://www.mlb.com/news/mlb-mlbpa-agree-to-cbA Major League Baseball’s opening day was moved back for a... Read more
MLB Cancels Games as Players, Owners Fail to Reach Deal by Deadline
For the second time in three years, Major League Baseball will have a delayed Opening Day – but this time it has nothing to do with COVID or safety precautions. MLB owners announced that the first two series of the season would be cancelled after the players and owners... Read more
Green Day, Lumineers Headline Innings Fest Florida
Green Day and The Lumineers have signed on to be the headlining performers at the first Florida edition of Innings Festival. A baseball-themed festival, Innings has been run for several years in Arizona, but 2022 will be the first time the event is run in the other Major League... Read more
MLB Vaccinate at the Plate Offers Tickets, Incentives to Fans in June
Major League Baseball announced that its 30 clubs would be offering incentives to unvaccinated fans as part of a June program called “MLB Vaccinate At The Plate.” Details for many teams have already been released, but others are pending as the month enters its second week. The drive is... Read more
Texas Rangers Open Season With Near Full-Capacity Crowd of 38,282
Baseball is back, and so are fans – particularly in Texas. The Rangers opened their doors this week to a crowd of 38,232, not including numerous tickets gifted to health care workers – making the game sellout. The game is believed to be the highest attendance event since the... Read more
MLB Franchises Suing Insurers Over Lost Ticketing Revenue
Major League Baseball and all 30 of its franchises have filed a lawsuit against their insurance providers, citing billions of dollars in losses due to pandemic-related bans on fans attending games. The lawsuit was filed in October in California Superior Court in Alameda County, California. It was initially reported... Read more