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MLB teams are averaging 31,243 fans per game through the All-Star break, up 5.1% from the same period last year. The Rangers are leading the AL with 43,608 fans per game, which ranks second among all MLB clubs. That figure is up 18.4% from the halfway mark last season. The Tigers are seeing the biggest gains among AL clubs at the gate, up 27.0% at Comerica Park. The Orioles (+21.3%) and Blue Jays (+20.8%) are also seeing strong upticks in attendance. Despite remaining in contention for a playoff spot, the Indians' attendance at Progressive Field is down 8.8% to date. The Twins are seeing the sharpest drop among AL clubs, down 10.9% at Target Field. Listed below is team-by-team attendance for the AL through July 7, with comparisons to the same period last season. See tomorrow's issue for NL figures (THE DAILY).MLB AMERICAN LEAGUE ATTENDANCE THROUGH THE ALL-STAR BREAK
TEAMGMSTOTALAVG.% CAP.PREV.%+/-GMS ('11) Rangers451,962,35743,60890.5%36,82618.4%49 Yankees411,731,63142,23584.0%44,360-4.8%49 Red Sox461,728,77537,582100.5%37,5740.0%45 Angels431,600,08437,21181.0%39,002-4.6%48 Tigers421,548,37736,86689.4%29,03527.0%46 Twins421,465,98834,90488.4%39,156-10.9%39 Blue Jays421,107,90826,37953.5%21,83420.8%41 Orioles411,081,35126,37457.4%21,75221.3%43 Royals37871,67723,55962.2%19,98117.9%51 White Sox461,062,19623,09156.9%24,377-5.3%46 Mariners41899,53121,94045.8%22,812-3.8%45 A's*44924,49121,01159.2%19,1579.7%44 Rays43885,06020,58360.4%19,1157.7%42 Indians45866,53519,25644.3%21,107-8.8%45 AL TOTALS59817,735,96129,65969.6%28,4314.3%633 MLB TOTALS1,28039,990,58731,24372.2%29,7235.1%1,361