Cubs jack up ticket prices following deep playoff run

Baseball The Cubs enjoyed an incredib

ly successful season in 2015 complete with a trip to the NL Championship Series. And if fans want to see more of the Cubs next season, they’ll have to pay.With a higher win total came a higher demand for tickets at Wrigley Field. The Cubs plan to capitalize by raising ticket prices nearly 10 percent, the Chicago Tribune reported. MORE: Photos from Cubs-Mets NLCS | Bryant chosen SN’s NL ROY”We’ve clearly seen an increase in demand, so that helped factor into an increase in our prices,” Colin Faulkner, senior vice president of sales and partnerships, said. “Our goal is to remain competitive for the long term and provide value to our fans for a competitive baseball team, but also (value) in their tickets.”  The Cubs already had the third-highest ticket prices in for the 2015 season, and according to the Tribune, increases in prices will range from about 7 percent in the upper box midfield/outfield to 14.5 percent in upper infield reserve to more than 38 percent in some of the newly reclassified terrace boxes.The highest average ticket price, a club infield box, is $105.24 per game, while bleacher tickets will stay roughly $16 to $65 before tax. Related News Memorable photos of Wrigley Field