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10 Cheapest Beers in Major League Baseball

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6. San Diego Padres and Houston Astros
Price of a small draft beer: $5 for 14 ounces
Price per ounce: 36 cents

Early last season, the Padres were under new ownership and looking like contenders. That didn't last very long. While they had their rival San Francisco Giants to keep them company at the bottom of the division, they still haven't won a playoff series since 1998, haven't made the playoffs since 2006, haven't had a winning season since 2010 and haven't been able to hold onto star players.

At least the average $16 price for tickets is the cheapest in the league, fish tacos are excellent and the beer in San Diego is among the best in the country -- even if that's not the beer you're getting for your $5.

Oh, and the Padres definitely aren't the Houston Astros. That team set a Major League Baseball record for revenue in 2013 by slashing salaries to the bone during their first year in the American League and taking in more than $100 million. What did fans get out of the deal? A team that put up 51 wins and 111 losses and trailed the next-worst team -- the Miami Marlins -- by 11 games. Drink up, folks: It's not getting better any time soon.

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