The Toronto Blue Jays finished the 2010 season 85-77, earning them fourth place in the AL East, arguably the toughest division in the league. One of the major highlights of the Blue Jays' season was their power at the plate. The Blue Jays led MLB with 257 home runs in 2010, surpassing their previous record of 244 by the 2000 Blue Jays team.
Jose Bautista led the team and the league with 54 home runs—12 home runs more than perennial All-Star Albert Pujols, who finished the season second in HRs. Bautista also ranked third in the league for RBIs with 124. This was a breakout year for Bautista who came into the season with only 69 home runs and 211 RBIs over 736 games.
Hopefully Bautista will be able to continue with his impressive performance at the plate in 2011.
Toronto Blue Jays tickets for home games throughout the 2010 season averaged $70.72, making them a consistent presence in the top 10 leaderboard for average ticket prices.
Although it might be surprising to see this Canadian team commanding such high prices in a secondary ticket market, this is a trend that occurs across all major sports out of Toronto. The most expensive ticket for the 2010 season was for their last home game on September 29th against the New York Yankees, which averaged $87.63 per ticket.
Blue Jay ticket prices will remain the same on the primary market for the 2011 season, so we expect that tickets on the secondary market will still be in high demand and should remain in, or around, the top 10 throughout the 2011 season.