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MLB is averaging 27,812 fans per game through May 10, down 1% compared to the same period last year. The Phillies lead all teams with an average of 45,455 fans, while packing Citizens Bank Park to 104.1% capacity. The Padres are seeing the biggest gains at the gate among NL clubs, despite being in last place in the NL West. The Giants are seeing a 15.5% increase in attendance at AT&T Park on the heels of the club's World Series victory last season. The Dodgers are seeing the sharpest drop among NL clubs, with attendance down 16.2% to date. Listed below is team-by-team attendance for all NL clubs through May 10, with comparisons to the same period last year. See tomorrow's issue of THE DAILY for AL figures (THE DAILY).MLB NATIONAL LEAGUE ATTENDANCE THROUGH MAY 10
HOME TEAMGMSTOTALAVG.% CAP.PREV.% +/-GMS ('10) Phillies20909,10045,455104.1%45,0670.9%16 Giants13544,63041,895100.0%36,28815.5%15 Cardinals19698,62936,77083.6%39,443-6.8%13 Dodgers18660,10136,67265.5%43,749-16.2%16 Cubs18626,53034,80784.6%38,539-9.7%14 Rockies15504,86133,65766.7%30,7369.5%12 Brewers15490,09832,67378.0%35,064-6.8%13 Mets18524,79729,15569.7%31,847-8.5%19 Braves15403,17526,87854.2%29,000-7.3%12 Padres21556,52826,50162.1%22,05220.2%16 Astros18448,78924,93360.9%25,603-2.6%22 D'Backs19435,62722,92847.1%25,070-8.5%16 Reds19425,95222,41953.0%20,32110.3%18 Nationals15309,10320,60749.6%19,4765.8%19 Pirates17292,83317,22544.9%16,8432.3%16 Marlins20342,06317,10344.4%17,420-1.8%16 NL TOTALS2808,172,81629,18966.5%29,236-0.2%253 MLB TOTALS52814,684,84027,81264.2%28,105-1.0%477
NOTES: Teams can exceed 100% capacity because of standing-room-only ticket sales. All attendance figures are based on totals posted immediately following games. They may not reflect any subsequent adjustments made by teams or the league.