Prices soar for Derek Jeter ceremony

Updated: July 19, 2014, 7:31 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

The New York Yankees' surprise announcement on Friday that the team would officially honor its retiring captain Derek Jeter on Sept. 7 sent ticket prices for that game soaring on the resale market.

The average list price for the home game in the Bronx against the Kansas City Royals went from $139.24 before the announcement to $497.98 by Saturday, according to ticket resale market aggregator TiqIQ.

The price of the cheapest seat in the building jumped by more than 1,200 percent, ...

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