MLB 2019 Ejections, Attendance & Weather – Week of 9/30: Season Finale

The regular season has ended, and with it this year’s BTBS. Thanks for tuning in this year, and expect a slightly different format going forward. Anyway, the Rays clinched a playoff spot this wek while also having the lowest attended game of the week. They were also joined by five other teams in being outdrawn …

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MLB 2019 Ejections, Attendance & Weather – Week of 9/16: Windy Pirates

The Pirates played in the two windiest games of the week, the first in Chicago and the second in San Francisco. Neat! Meanwhile, the Marlins hosted the Brewers, and no more than 8,000 showed up for any game in the series. In fact, The Rockies highest attended game had more than twice of the entire …

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MLB 2019 Ejections, Attendance & Weather – Weeks of 8/19: Florida is Not a Baseball State

Maybe there has been too much hype for the Josh Rosen era in South Florida. Maybe Tampa was too amped to see former Buc Ryan Fitzpatrick back in town for a preseason game. Either way, MLB didn’t do well in the entire state of Florida last week. The Marlins didn’t draw more than 9,000 fans …

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MLB 2019 Ejections, Attendance & Weather – Weeks of 8/12: Cooler Heads and Cooler Temps

A bit of a ho-hum week in Major League Baseball after 25 ejections the previous two weeks, only four last week, with mild numbers across all other metris. The Marlins managed to get outdrawn by 52 minor league games over the past two weeks after only managing 8,057 fans to their game against Atlanta. Only …

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MLB 2019 Ejections, Attendance & Weather – Weeks of 7/29 and 8/5: Hot Temp(er)s

Editor note: Again I was unable to update last week so this week combines the past two. Forgive me. Ejections are the major story this week on the back of the major brawl between the Pirates and the Reds last week, which accounted for nine of the last two weeks’ 25 ejections that took place. …

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MLB 2018 Ejections, Attendance & Weather – Week of 10/1: Season Finale

The regular season has come to an end, and with it goes Below the Box Score.   We’ll have a full season recap for you soon, but first, a look at the last week of the regular season (ignoring both Game 163s here, which will surely be sellouts, right?). With the AAA playoffs being the only …

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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 9/3: Ejection Comeback!

The American League took their time, waiting in the water all season, letting the National League think they’d win their first ejections title since AMSTS has been tracking the thing.  That is, until September rolled around.  The Junior Circuit finally got serious about winning the ejections race and pulled to within one ejection of the …

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MLB 2018 Ejections, Attendance & Weather – Week of 8/27: Attendance Plummets!

Teams really outdid themselves last week trying to attract fewer fans than normal.  The Marlins continued to dominate the game, however, with only 6,587 showing up to see the Braves on Thursday. However, the A’s, Rays, Pirates, and White Sox also joined the Marlins in being outdrawn by AAA teams on the week. The twist?  …

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