Reds sell tickets deep into playoff picture

By Rontina McCann – bio | email

CINCINNATI (FOX 19) -- Tuesday night the Cincinnati Reds clinched their first National League Central Division championship since 1995.

Earlier in the day, the organization already sold nearly 50,000 tickets to the NL championship series, well before the Reds even clinched their division and playoff berth.

VP of Ticket Sales, John Davis, says the response to playoff hopes is out of the park.

"We've sold almost 50,000 tickets for that series, just by noon today (Tuesday). The first two games actually are already at standing room only. Games three and four sold very well for us. This city is ready for a nice playoff run," Davis said.

The Reds have to win the division series playoffs to make it to the NL Championship. As for tickets to those games, Davis says the division series playoff, which starts next week, is already basically sold out.

"There are some single seats and some holds from MLB and sponsorship that will come back," Davis said.

Davis says those tickets will be made available through the Reds website.

The Reds still have five regular season games this week. Davis says plenty of tickets are available in all price ranges for those five games. Wednesday and Thursday with Houston, then a weekend series to finish the regular season hosting Milwaukee.

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