MLB 2018 Ejections, Attendance & Weather – Week of 9/24: Season Draw Down

With only a handful of days remaining in the season, and the AL Playoff picture already set, interest continues to wane in the also-rans. Eight teams managed crowds below 20,000 last week, including the AL Central leading Indians. Four averaged below the mark, with the Orioles averaging below 10,000 on the full week.  Only four …

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MLB 2018 Ejections, Attendance & Weather – Week of 9/10: NL Ejection Title Imminent?

After last week, the American League had narrowed the ejection gap between the two leagues down to one ejection.  Upon hearing this news from their diligent reading of AMSTS, the National League decided that this was the week to start putting an effort in.  THIRTEEN ejections by the NL alone, compared to the AL’s one.  …

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MLB 2018 Ejections, Attendance & Weather – Week of 8/13: Tempers Flair

It was the highest ejection week in the last three months last week, with eight ejections across the bigs last week.  The American League continues its gradual cut into the NL lead, reducing the margin to NL 60, AL 58 after this week. The NL looking to win the ejections race for the first time …

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MLB 2018 Ejections, Attendance & Weather – Week of 7/23: Lots of Records!

A short update this week, with the All-Star break limiting the number of games played on the week, but not the number of records set!  Only the Rays were outdrawn by a handful of minor league teams last week, a big improvement over most weeks.  The short overview: MLB teams outdrawn by AAA teams:  Tampa (outdrawn …

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MLB 2018 Ejections, Attendance & Weather – Week of 7/16: How Low Can We Go?

Once again the Marlins were the only team to be outdrawn by minor league teams last week.  But it gets worse. The Miami Marlins are the first team since AMSTS has tracked MLB and MiLB attendance to ever be outdrawn by a Rookie League team in the same week.  The Ogden Raptors drew 5,368 on …

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MLB 2018 Attendance, Ejections & Weather – Week of 6/10: Marlins Outdraw Oakland!

A big round of applause due to the Miami Marlins this week, as they hosted a three game series in which every single game had more than 10,000 in attendance. That gave the crown this week to the Oakland A’s who managed only below 8,000 on Thursday against the Royals.  Impressively, only seven teams drew …

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2018 MLB Attendance, Ejections, and Weather, Week of 5/13/18: Summer is Heating Up | Below the Box Score

Attendance up slightly while time of game ticked up. Let’s take a look at this week’s Below the Box Score: Tensions remain low across the league with only three ejections, keeping the NL ahead of the AL by a margin of eight on the full season.  Is it too much to ask for a few …

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2018 MLB Attendance, Ejections, and Weather, Week of 5/6/18: John Gibbons Ejection Mania! | Below the Box Score

John Gibbons has had enough of the National League leading the ejections race, and he’s doing something about it.  Gibbons accounted for 60% of this week’s ejections, getting rung in three separate games of the eight played by the Blue Jays on the week.  John may not be the hero the AL needs right now, …

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2018 MLB Attendance, Ejections, and Weather, Week of 4/22/18: The Oakland Single As? | Below the Box Score

Only three ejections this week, as level heads prevail, which means that the focus this week is on the attendance.  Or, I suppose I should say: the lack thereof.  In fact, there was a team that didn’t draw over 10,000 fans once this week in three home games.  Let’s get down to business. Attendance was, …

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Below the Box Score: 2018 MLB Attendance, Weather, and Ejections. April 16: Eleven Ejections!

We are in the heat of things thanks to a couple of brawls on Wednesday. Between the Padres-Rockies game and the Red Sox-Yankees game, there were NINE ejections, nearly doubling the season total in one afternoon.  But that wasn’t the only excitement this week, let’s take a look.   The Miami Marlins made the news …

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Below the Box Score: 2018 MLB Attendance, Ejections, & Weather. April 8: NL Ejection Runaway!

Our first full week of the season and it feels like we’re fully back in the swing of things. Besides some weird things regarding scheduling due to MLB’s wishes to give home team’s a day off mid series to protect home openers, everything looks as it should this week. With one notable exception. For the …

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