Below The Box Score: Twelve Ejections & Cleveland Sets Record Low Attendance – Week of 5/9

The interesting stat of the week? 12 ejections, ten of which were in the American League, giving the league a commanding lead in season ejections, 18-11.   Secondarily, the story remains Cleveland’s terrible attendance. At this point, there have been three games this entire MLB season with fewer than 10,000 fans and all three took …

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Below the Box Score – A Weekly Review of Attendance, Weather, Pace, and Ejections – Week of 4/18

April is a great time for baseball, if you like rain delays and wild temperature swings. This week’s low temperature demonstrates how volatile the springtime is.  In Minnesota, Wednesday’s game was a comfortable 68 degrees for an 8 PM start. The very next day, at 1 PM, the temperatures had dropped down to a chilly …

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Below the Box Score – A Weekly Look at the Lesser Watched Statistics in Baseball

  Editor note: Below the Box Score is a new weekly recurring segment that will discuss the lesser analyzed portions of the box score: namely attendance, time of game, weather, and ejections.  We hope you enjoy. Opening Day is always an exciting one, with fans ready for Summer, but often times, the hype of Opening Day …

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