Thursday September 25th, 2014

Secondary market ticket sellers could incur losses of $12.5 million if Thursday's game between the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles in New York -- which is expected to be star shortstop Derek Jeter's final home game -- is canceled, according to an expert who spoke to the New York Daily News.

“It would be a disaster for brokers if this game is rained out and never made up,” said Connor Gregoire of SeatGeek.com.

“Brokers will lose all the profits they would have otherwise made on this, the most expensive regular season ticket in MLB history.

VERDUCCI: A tribute to Derek Jeter

As of Wednesday afternoon, the average sale price for a ticket was $642. Sellers would have to return all the money paid for tickets if the game is canceled.

It is expected to rain throughout the day. The game is scheduled to begin at 7:05 p.m.

 - Chris Johnson

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.