MLB 2019 Ejections, Attendance & Weather – Week of 4/21: Double Your Ejections!

Tempers have gotten hot only three weeks into the season as FIFTEEN ejections doubled the season total of ejections in just a week. This was in part due to the White Sox – Royals brawl which brought in four ejections. Beyond that, plenty of other items of note this week. Let’s take a look. The …

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MLB 2019 Ejections, Attendance & Weather – Week of 4/14: Chilly Weather

We’re into baseball season in April, and with it come the rain delays and cancellations. Both Minnesota and Texas only played four games this week, on account of a scheduled day off and some rainouts. Meanwhile, in Baltimore, some trouble getting butts in seats, as the Orioles had the lowest attended games in Oriole Park …

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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 9/17: Playoffs in Sight

Editor note: Apologies about the delays and the short version of BtBS for this week. We’ll be back at full force next week With the ejection race seemingly settled, as well as a lot of playoff races, there weren’t much surprises this week in MLB.   Unsurprisingly, the hapless Orioles had trouble drawing fans for …

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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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MLB 2018 Ejections, Attendance & Weather – Week of 8/20: The NL Strikes Back!

The National League strikes back this week with seven ejections to the AL’s one, meaning we once again have separation in the season ejection rate. Attendance continued to be high, reaching the highest level of the season, with no games under 10,000 in attendance all week!  Only six teams managed below 20,000, while seven managed …

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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 7/16: 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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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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