MLB 2018 Ejections, Attendance & Weather – Week of 7/30: Full Stadium Mania

Attendance was great last week, with a third of the league reporting a game with greater than 40,000 in attendance. Given that the American League playoffs seem to already be set at the end of July, this is particularly impressive.  As for the bad…. another Marlins home stand.  And with that, the Marlins once again were the only team to not draw 10,000 on the week.  They were only joined by the Orioles in being outdrawn by minor league teams:

 

MLB teams outdrawn by AAA teams:  Miami (outdrawn by 29 AAA games), Baltimore (outdrawn by 3 AAA games)

MLB teams outdrawn by AA teams:  None

MLB teams outdrawn by Single-A teams:  Miami (outdrawn by 4 A games)

 

Besides that, it continues to be hot in Texas in the summer1.  The week averaged nearly 100 degrees for the Rangers, the hottest in the bigs for the week.  Meanwhile, San Francisco reported in with a 60.5 degree average week.  In late July!  Putting the brrrrr in brutal.

 

Ejections stayed low, but the AL regained some territory by a 3-1 margin, narrowing the season total gap to merely five.  For those new readers to the attendance articles, the AL has won for three consecutive years.

 

Time of game stayed at the three hour mark as it has hovered throughout the hottest times of the summer, on the back of a six inning 1:47 game between the Indians and Pirates.

 

Now finally, as always, your miscellany.  And of course we have included the raw data at the bottom of the page. Enjoy!

 

Attendance:

Lowest attendance last week: Miami (vs Atlanta), Monday, July 23rd. 8,259

Highest-(Lowest attendance) last week: St. Louis (vs Chi Cubs), Friday, July 27th. 47,169

Highest attendance last week: Colorado (vs Oakland), Saturday, July 28th. 47,809

Lowest-(Highest attendance) last week: Texas (vs Oakland), Wednesday, July 25th. 20,549

 

Game time:

Longest game last week: Philadelphia (vs LA Dodgers), Tuesday, July 24th. 5:55 (7-4 Philadelphia)

Shortest game last week: Cleveland (vs Pittsburgh), Monday, July 23rd. 1:47 (7-0 Pittsburgh)

Longest average game for the week: Philadelphia, 3:36 average over 7 games.

Quickest average game for the week: Cleveland, 2:38 average over 6 games.

 

Weather:

Warmest game last week: Texas (vs Oakland), 101 degrees, Thursday, July 26th.

Coldest game last week: San Francisco (vs Milwaukee), 58 degrees, Friday, July 27th.

Warmest average for the week: Texas, 88.0 degrees over 7 games.

Coldest average for the week: San Francisco, 66.5 degrees over 6 games.

Windiest game last week: NY Mets vs San Diego, 19 mph, Monday, July 23rd.

Windiest week: San Diego, 14.2 MPH over 6 games.

 

 

Ejections:

Total ejections last week: 4 (107 on full season)

Ejections by league: AL 3, NL 1. (Season total: AL 51, NL 56)

 

Raw data:

All games

Team
Count of Games
Min Attendance
Max Attendance
Avg Attendance
Min Time of Game
Max Time of Game
Avg Time of Game
Min Temp
Max Temp
Avg Temp
Min Wind
Max Wind
Avg Wind
Ejections
Arizona
7
32529
40869
37237
2:37
3:22
3:02
71
85
78.4
3
14
8.9
Atlanta
6
8259
41758
32391
2:37
3:22
2:53
76
85
80.5
0
10
3.3
Baltimore
6
13342
22454
18147
2:53
3:10
3:02
74
89
81.8
1
6
4.5
Boston
6
13342
37439
29754
2:42
3:28
3:06
75
83
80.4
5
17
8.4
Chi Cubs
6
35548
47514
41823
2:39
3:22
2:56
71
83
79.5
3
12
6.7
Chi White Sox
7
20524
35285
30167
2:57
3:36
3:11
76
88
80.4
3
12
8
2
Cincinnati
7
17031
35249
22220
2:48
3:32
3:09
77
87
82.4
3
9
5.4
Cleveland
6
24925
31682
27597
1:47
3:09
2:38
75
79
77.5
4
12
7.5
Colorado
5
40229
47809
42832
2:28
3:12
2:55
69
74
71.6
4
11
6.6
Detroit
6
17382
29097
24045
2:27
3:13
2:52
76
90
82.7
5
12
8
Houston
5
40560
43184
42076
2:44
3:23
3:03
73
74
73.3
0
7
3
Kansas City
7
17382
46965
35212
2:43
3:27
3:01
81
90
85.8
3
12
7.8
LA Angels
7
33826
43325
36918
2:41
3:36
3:10
79
92
84.7
6
12
8.9
LA Dodgers
7
33753
41758
38408
2:47
5:55
3:30
80
85
82.7
3
14
8.7
Miami
6
8259
21673
11938
2:37
3:26
2:56
74
78
76.3
0
0
0
Milwaukee
7
26073
41312
37251
2:24
3:33
2:59
58
84
70.9
8
17
12.3
Minnesota
7
25405
37439
34046
2:30
4:20
3:14
68
83
77.3
0
17
7.1
NY Mets
7
21731
35900
26087
2:18
3:17
2:47
77
83
79.4
4
19
12.6
NY Yankees
7
14670
46965
35199
2:37
3:27
3:01
72
85
77.9
0
12
3.9
Oakland
7
18249
47809
29729
2:28
4:08
3:17
69
101
86.9
4
13
8
Philadelphia
7
17031
35659
29020
2:48
5:55
3:36
80
87
82.3
4
14
9.1
Pittsburgh
7
21981
35900
27287
1:47
3:17
2:44
75
83
78.4
4
12
7.3
San Diego
6
21731
37149
29837
2:18
3:18
2:49
73
85
78.8
8
19
14.2
San Francisco
6
40276
45548
41488
2:33
3:22
2:52
58
83
69.5
1
17
8.2
Seattle
5
35396
45548
41376
2:37
3:32
2:56
74
92
81.8
1
10
5.2
St. Louis
5
17518
47514
30304
2:41
3:32
3:00
77
84
80.8
3
9
5
Tampa Bay
7
14670
27372
20039
2:37
3:26
3:00
72
89
77.4
0
6
2
Texas
7
18249
43093
29189
2:44
4:08
3:23
73
101
86.2
0
13
4.4
Toronto
6
20524
32686
27305
2:30
4:20
3:13
68
82
74.5
0
10
4.2
1
Washington
7
8506
37586
19906
2:24
3:33
3:04
74
84
78.3
0
13
4.4
1

Home games

Team
Count of Games
Min Attendance
Max Attendance
Avg Attendance
Min Time of Game
Max Time of Game
Avg Time of Game
Min Temp
Max Temp
Avg Temp
Min Wind
Max Wind
Avg Wind
Ejections
Atlanta
4
40303
41758
41104
2:47
3:22
2:58
82
85
84
3
10
6.5
Baltimore
6
13342
22454
18147
2:53
3:10
3:02
74
89
81.8
1
6
4.5
Boston
4
36785
37439
37074
2:42
3:28
3:08
75
83
80.8
7
17
11.3
Chi Cubs
4
35548
40869
39064
2:39
3:22
3:02
71
83
78.5
3
12
7.3
Chi White Sox
3
20524
29442
24601
2:57
3:11
3:04
76
77
76.3
3
10
6.7
2
Cincinnati
7
17031
35249
22220
2:48
3:32
3:09
77
87
82.4
3
9
5.4
Cleveland
3
24925
31682
27674
1:47
2:55
2:27
75
79
77.3
4
9
6.7
Colorado
5
40229
47809
42832
2:28
3:12
2:55
69
74
71.6
4
11
6.6
Detroit
3
26498
29097
27519
2:27
3:09
2:50
76
79
77.7
5
12
8.3
Houston
3
40560
43093
42082
2:44
3:23
3:02
73
73
73
0
0
0
Kansas City
3
17382
25957
20570
2:43
3:13
2:55
86
90
87.7
7
9
7.7
LA Angels
7
33826
43325
36918
2:41
3:36
3:10
79
92
84.7
6
12
8.9
Miami
6
8259
21673
11938
2:37
3:26
2:56
74
78
76.3
0
0
0
Milwaukee
3
26073
37586
32550
2:24
3:33
3:05
77
84
81.3
8
13
10.3
NY Mets
3
21731
30963
24873
2:18
2:57
2:35
77
81
79.3
16
19
17.3
NY Yankees
4
45043
46965
46193
2:51
3:27
3:05
81
85
83.8
3
12
7.8
Philadelphia
3
33753
35659
34813
2:58
5:55
4:12
80
82
81
10
14
11.7
Pittsburgh
4
21981
35900
26997
2:41
3:17
2:56
77
83
79.5
4
12
7.8
San Diego
3
32529
37149
34801
2:37
3:18
3:03
73
85
78.3
8
14
11
San Francisco
4
40414
41312
40776
2:33
3:22
2:55
58
66
60.5
8
17
14.3
Seattle
2
40276
45548
42912
2:37
2:58
2:47
74
83
78.5
1
3
2
St. Louis
2
47169
47514
47342
2:41
2:48
2:44
79
82
80.5
3
9
6
Tampa Bay
3
14670
27372
20540
2:37
3:26
2:56
72
72
72
0
0
0
Texas
4
18249
20549
19519
3:13
4:08
3:39
97
101
99.3
7
13
8.8
Toronto
3
25405
32686
30008
2:30
4:20
3:22
68
82
72.7
0
5
1.7
1

Away games

Team
Count of Games
Min Attendance
Max Attendance
Avg Attendance
Min Time of Game
Max Time of Game
Avg Time of Game
Min Temp
Max Temp
Avg Temp
Min Wind
Max Wind
Avg Wind
Ejections
Arizona
7
32529
40869
37237
2:37
3:22
3:02
71
85
78.4
3
14
8.9
Atlanta
2
8259
21673
14966
2:37
2:48
2:42
76
78
77
0
0
0
Boston
2
13342
16885
15114
2:54
3:07
3:00
79
81
80
5
6
5.5
Chi Cubs
2
47169
47514
47342
2:41
2:48
2:44
79
82
80.5
3
9
6
Chi White Sox
4
33826
35285
34342
2:58
3:36
3:16
81
88
84.5
8
12
9.3
Cleveland
3
26498
29097
27519
2:27
3:09
2:50
76
79
77.7
5
12
8.3
Detroit
3
17382
25957
20570
2:43
3:13
2:55
86
90
87.7
7
9
7.7
Houston
2
40948
43184
42066
2:56
3:12
3:04
73
74
73.5
5
7
6
Kansas City
4
45043
46965
46193
2:51
3:27
3:05
81
85
83.8
3
12
7.8
LA Dodgers
7
33753
41758
38408
2:47
5:55
3:30
80
85
82.7
3
14
8.7
Milwaukee
4
40414
41312
40776
2:33
3:22
2:55
58
66
60.5
8
17
14.3
Minnesota
7
25405
37439
34046
2:30
4:20
3:14
68
83
77.3
0
17
7.1
NY Mets
4
21981
35900
26997
2:41
3:17
2:56
77
83
79.5
4
12
7.8
NY Yankees
3
14670
27372
20540
2:37
3:26
2:56
72
72
72
0
0
0
Oakland
7
18249
47809
29729
2:28
4:08
3:17
69
101
86.9
4
13
8
Philadelphia
4
17031
35249
24676
2:48
3:24
3:09
82
87
83.5
4
9
6.5
Pittsburgh
3
24925
31682
27674
1:47
2:55
2:27
75
79
77.3
4
9
6.7
San Diego
3
21731
30963
24873
2:18
2:57
2:35
77
81
79.3
16
19
17.3
San Francisco
2
40276
45548
42912
2:37
2:58
2:47
74
83
78.5
1
3
2
Seattle
3
35396
43325
40352
2:41
3:32
3:02
79
92
85
6
10
8.3
St. Louis
3
17518
20940
18946
2:48
3:32
3:10
77
84
81
3
5
4
Tampa Bay
4
15649
22454
19664
2:53
3:10
3:02
74
89
82.8
1
6
4
Texas
3
40560
43093
42082
2:44
3:23
3:02
73
73
73
0
0
0
Toronto
3
20524
29442
24601
2:57
3:11
3:04
76
77
76.3
3
10
6.7
Washington
7
8506
37586
19906
2:24
3:33
3:04
74
84
78.3
0
13
4.4
1
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