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The Phillies continue to lead all MLB clubs in home attendance with 45,522 fans per game at Citizens Bank Park through Aug. 23, up 1.1% from the same period last year. The Pirates and Giants are seeing the biggest jumps at the gate among NL clubs, and are among only five MLB clubs seeing double-digit percentage gains at home. The Brewers also are seeing a healthy 6.5% jump at the gate while building a 10-game lead in the NL Central. The Dodgers are seeing the sharpest attendance drop in MLB, down 17.7% at Chavez Ravine. During their final season at Sun Life Stadium, the Marlins are tied for last among MLB clubs in terms of percent capacity for home games (46.8%). Listed below is NL attendance through Aug. 23, with comparisons to the same period last season. See yesterday's issue of THE DAILY for AL figures (THE DAILY).MLB NATIONAL LEAGUE ATTENDANCE THROUGH AUG. 23
HOME TEAMGMSTOTALAVG.% CAP.PREV.% +/-GMS ('10) Phillies663,004,45145,522104.3%45,0161.1%62 Giants612,555,28541,89099.9%37,37412.1%61 Cardinals612,316,66537,97886.4%40,977-7.3%64 Cubs672,505,49037,39590.9%38,453-2.8%66 Brewers632,325,98236,92088.1%34,6766.5%62 Dodgers652,396,93536,87665.8%44,796-17.7%66 Rockies672,426,06636,21071.7%35,8261.1%58 Mets591,808,56330,65473.3%33,472-8.4%57 Braves641,893,55129,58759.7%30,407-2.7%61 Reds641,781,75327,84065.8%25,5858.8%62 Astros651,712,06926,34064.3%28,288-6.9%65 Padres661,708,62625,88860.6%25,6680.9%58 Pirates661,664,87525,22565.8%20,29224.3%64 Nationals611,479,59524,25658.4%24,0290.9%59 D'Backs621,497,62424,15549.7%24,799-2.6%66 Marlins*671,222,21018,24246.8%18,1450.5%62 NL TOTALS1,02432,299,74031,54371.7%31,793-0.8%993 MLB TOTALS1,91658,042,99230,29469.9%30,2930.0%1,865
NOTES: Teams can exceed 100% capacity because of standing-room-only tickets. All attendance figures are based on totals posted immediately following games. Figures may not reflect any subsequent adjustments made by teams or MLB. * = Includes three designated Marlins home games against the Mariners played at Safeco Field in June due to a U2 concert that took place at Sun Life Stadium.