Tampa Bay Rays Attendance Analysis: vs AL West Opponents 2007-2013

Welcome to our 10th second-level analysis post on Tampa Bay Rays attendance from 2007-2013. This post examines home attendance versus AL West opponents. We will show attendance against the Astros, Angels, A’s, Mariners, and Rangers. We will then show the percentage increase or decrease attendance playing these teams has over the average attendance for that particular year.

Note: Houston Astros data is for 2013 only. Previous games vs the Houston Astros is included in the National League attendance review.

For a look at Rays attendance trends vs AL East teams, click here. For a look at Rays attendance trends vs AL Central teams, click here.

(For an examination of Rays attendance by month, click here. For an examination of Rays attendance by day of the week, click here. For an examination of attendance by starting pitcher, click here. For an examination of attendance by promotions, click here. For a look at Rays attendance during winning streaks, click here. And for a look at Rays attendance for post-game concerts, click here.)

The following chart looks at Rays home average attendance in games against the Houston Astros (2013 only).

Rays v Astros Chart

The following chart looks at Rays home average attendance in games against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Rays v Angels Chart

The following graph shows the annual per game average vs the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim compared to the Rays overall annual per game average.

Rays v Angels Graph

The following chart looks at Rays home average attendance in games against the Oakland A’s.

Rays v As Chart

The following graph shows the annual per game average versus the Oakland A’s compared to the Rays overall annual per game average.

Rays v As Graph

The following chart looks at Rays home average attendance in games against the Seattle Mariners.

Rays v Mariners chart

Note: The Rays 2008 home opener was against the Seattle Mariners. This game was a sell-out and probably would have been no matter the opponent.

The following graph shows the annual per game average versus the Seattle Mariners compared to the Rays overall annual per game average.

Rays v Mariners Graph

The following chart looks at Rays home average attendance in games against the Texas Rangers.

Rays v Rangers Chart

Note: The Rays played three games versus the Texas Rangers at Disney’s Wide World of Sports in 2007.

The following graph shows the annual per game average versus the Texas Rangers compared to the Rays overall annual per game average.

Rays v Rangers Graph

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