Daily Archives: September 5, 2017


With Labor Day upon us, and the expanded rosters of September have come, not changing average time of game much, luckily. However, with many teams’ fate decided, attendance had some surprises this week. Let’s take a look: With the Reds, White Sox, Orioles, Athletics, Phillies, Mariners, Marlins, Pirates, and Diamondbacks all having a game of fewer than 20,000, there were few surprises on the list, with the exception of the smoking-hot Orioles and the Wild-Card-leading-but-kinda-faltering Diamondbacks. Perhaps the Orioles numbers are more alarming, given that they averaged below the mark on the full week, along with the A’s, Phillies, Reds, […]

Below the Box Score, Week of 9/4: Labor Day Attendance ...