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Going, going, gone? Jays playoff hype may be dropping as resale ticket prices plunge

It seems some Toronto Blue Jays fans have already hopped off the post-season bandwagon with resale ticket prices to tonight's must-win Game 4 slipping to just $12 online in some cases.

In at least one case, tickets for must-win playoff game had been sold at as low as $12

On the re-selling website StubHub, tickets for post-seasons Blue Jays games at the Rogers Centre had been priced at hundreds of dollars, but ballpark figures for cheap seats at tonight's game hovered in the $30 range. (John Rieti/CBC)

It seems some Toronto Blue Jays fans have already hopped off the post-season bandwagon with resale ticket prices to tonight's must-win Game 4 slipping to just $12 online in some cases.

Enthusiasm was high after the Jays bested the Baltimore Orioles in the American League wild-card game and swept the Texas Rangers in the American League Division Series. Fans then clamoured to get their hands on tickets for the American League Championship Series home games.

But after three losses to Cleveland, the Jays find themselves on the brink of elimination and it seems enthusiasm has dropped dramatically, along with ticket prices to the do-or-die game.

On the re-selling website StubHub, tickets for post-season Jays games had been priced at hundreds of dollars, but ballpark figures for cheap seats at tonight's game hovered in the $30 range.

In at least one case, tickets had been posted for as low as $12.

Some have blamed the dip in prices on fair-weather fans abandoning ship as the Jays find themselves in troubled waters. 

Others pointed at the league for scheduling games during the afternoon, while others went further and said people in Toronto are just not that into baseball — or sports, in general.

The Blue Jays face a do-or-die Game 4 tonight at 4:08 p.m. ET at the Rogers Centre.

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