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  • Coming up Roses: Derby rating second highest since 1992

    NBC posted a 9.7 rating and 16.2 million viewers for the race portion of its coverage of this year’s Kentucky Derby, marking the best numbers for the event since 2010. The rating was also the second-best figure since 1992, and the viewership was the second-best since 1989. The marks for this year’s race, run May 4, were also up 8 percent and 9 percent, respectively, from a 9.0 rating and 14.8 million viewers last year.

    The race portion of the coverage represents the period from 6:06 p.m. to 6:53 p.m. ET.

    Louisville, Ky., home of Churchill Downs, scored the top local rating.

    — Austin Karp, SportsBusiness Daily


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  • MLB Turnstile Tracker

    MLB (Through May 7)

    Home team Dates Total Avg. % cap. Previous Change Dates (2012) Max. Min. 90+% 50-%
    Arizona Diamondbacks 16 430,132 26,883 55.3% 26,112 +3.0% 14 48,033 17,769 1 6
    Atlanta Braves 14 409,298 29,236 59.2% 27,826 +5.1% 13 51,456 18,295 2 7
    Baltimore Orioles 13 329,701 25,362 55.2% 22,327 +13.6% 13 46,653 11,168 3 7
    Boston Red Sox 18 580,666 32,259 86.4% 37,586 -14.2% 14 37,449 27,704 6 0
    Chicago Cubs 17 546,566 32,151 78.4% 37,307 -13.8% 17 40,083 25,460 1 0
    Chicago White Sox 14 281,472 20,105 49.5% 19,912 +1.0% 14 39,012 14,213 1 9
    Cincinnati Reds 18 456,084 25,338 59.9% 25,002 +1.3% 14 43,168 14,916 1 7
    Cleveland Indians 15 216,163 14,411 34.1% 14,666 -1.7% 16 41,567 9,143 1 14
    Colorado Rockies 16 483,943 30,246 59.9% 31,922 -5.2% 18 49,077 18,341 1 6
    Detroit Tigers 14 484,557 34,611 83.9% 34,070 +1.6% 18 45,051 28,781 4 0
    Houston Astros* 17 334,676 19,687 46.8% 22,709 -13.3% 16 41,307 11,686 1 11
    Kansas City Royals 15 277,463 18,498 48.8% 21,933 -15.7% 15 40,073 10,069 1 8
    Los Angeles Angels 16 610,269 38,142 83.9% 33,575 +13.6% 17 44,014 32,136 4 0
    Los Angeles Dodgers 17 744,777 43,810 78.2% 39,909 +9.8% 13 53,138 30,981 6 0
    Miami Marlins 16 301,836 18,865 50.4% 30,681 -38.5% 11 34,439 13,810 1 10
    Milwaukee Brewers 20 615,071 30,754 73.4% 35,623 -13.7% 13 45,781 21,255 5 0
    Minnesota Twins 13 360,503 27,731 71.1% 33,259 -16.6% 12 38,282 22,963 3 0
    New York Mets 16 418,555 26,160 62.4% 28,737 -9.0% 15 41,053 21,135 1 0
    New York Yankees 19 710,867 37,414 74.4% 41,373 -9.6% 13 49,514 31,445 1 0
    Oakland Athletics 17 323,594 19,035 54.3% 20,834 -8.6% 13 36,067 10,689 2 11
    Philadelphia Phillies 18 671,784 37,321 85.5% 45,315 -17.6% 11 45,307 31,002 6 0
    Pittsburgh Pirates 16 340,928 21,308 55.5% 25,154 -15.3% 11 39,078 9,570 1 6
    San Diego Padres 17 449,964 26,468 62.2% 23,171 +14.2% 21 44,436 14,596 2 5
    San Francisco Giants 17 707,960 41,645 99.4% 41,546 +0.2% 15 42,747 41,133 17 0
    Seattle Mariners 17 318,782 18,752 39.5% 21,169 -11.4% 13 42,589 9,818 1 14
    St. Louis Cardinals 12 490,333 40,861 92.9% 41,213 -0.9% 12 47,345 34,882 8 0
    Tampa Bay Rays 14 276,090 19,721 57.9% 20,500 -3.8% 16 34,078 9,952 2 6
    Texas Rangers 15 589,737 39,316 81.7% 42,874 -8.3% 13 48,845 26,643 5 0
    Toronto Blue Jays 19 574,897 30,258 61.4% 24,271 +24.7% 15 48,857 15,684 5 9
    Washington Nationals 16 509,006 31,813 75.2% 25,791 +23.4% 16 45,274 24,412 4 0
    TOTALS 482 13,845,674 28,725 66.3% 29,554 -2.8% 432 53,138 9,143 97 136

    * Houston moved to the American League from the National League starting with the 2013 season.

    Leaders

    Total
    Los Angeles Dodgers 744,777
    New York Yankees 710,867
    San Francisco Giants 707,960
    Average per game
    Los Angeles Dodgers 43,810
    San Francisco Giants 41,645
    St. Louis Cardinals 40,861
    Percent of capacity
    San Francisco Giants 99.4%
    St. Louis Cardinals 92.9%
    Boston Red Sox 86.4%
    Gain from last season
    Toronto Blue Jays +24.7%
    Washington Nationals +23.4%
    San Diego Padres +14.2%
    Loss from last season
    Miami Marlins -38.5%
    Philadelphia Phillies -17.6%
    Minnesota Twins -16.6%
    Games at 90+% capacity
    San Francisco Giants 17
    St. Louis Cardinals 8
    3 teams 6
    Games at 50-% capacity
    Cleveland Indians 14
    Seattle Mariners 14
    Houston Astros* 11
    Oakland Athletics 11

    % cap.: Total as a percentage of seats available at home games. Previous: Last season’s average on same date. Change: Difference between current average and last season’s average. Max.: Highest single-game count for current season. Min.: Lowest single-game count for current season. 90%+: Number of current-season games with total being at least 90 percent of available seats. 50%-: Number of current-season games with total being less than 50 percent of available seats.
    Notes: Teams can exceed 100% capacity because of standing-room-only ticket sales. Data based on totals posted immediately following games. It may not reflect any subsequent adjustments made by teams and the league.
    Compiled by: Brandon McClung

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