Subway Series ranks No. 3; Freeway rules

May, 31, 2013
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Despite Citi Field hosting the two smallest paid crowds since the Subway Series began in 1997, the four-game series between the Mets and Yankees still drew the third-highest average attendance of any "rivalry" series this week.

The Big Apple ain't No. 1, though. California rules.

Here's a look at the average paid crowd per matchup:

1. Los Angeles Dodgers-Los Angeles Angels: 44,450

2. San Francisco Giants-Oakland Athletics: 38,474

3. New York Mets-New York Yankees: 38,169

4. St. Louis Cardinals-Kansas City Royals: 37,493

5. Washington Nationals-Baltimore Orioles: 36,680

6. Philadelphia Phillies-Boston Red Sox: 36,501

7. Milwaukee Brewers-Minnesota Twins: 31,772

8. Chicago Cubs-Chicago White Sox: 31,293

9. Atlanta Braves-Toronto Blue Jays: 30,122

10. Pittsburgh Pirates-Detroit Tigers: 28,926

11. Arizona Diamondbacks-Texas Rangers: 28,385

12. Cincinnati Reds-Cleveland Indians: 26,001

13. Colorado Rockies-Houston Astros: 20,285

14. San Diego Padres-Seattle Mariners: 17,386

15. Miami Marlins-Tampa Bay Rays: 16,693
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
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WINS LEADER
Bartolo Colon
WINS ERA SO IP
14 4.02 143 190
OTHER LEADERS
BAD. Murphy .295
HRL. Duda 27
RBIL. Duda 83
RD. Murphy 75
OPSL. Duda .827
ERAJ. Niese 3.55
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