MLB OPENING DAY: Yankees, Dodgers Tops In Likes, PTAT Over Past Seven Days

DCYankeeStadium650The 2014 Major League Baseball season started early for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks, who played two games in Sydney, Australia, last weekend, but most fans will celebrate their respective teams’ Opening Days this week. Which clubs are entering the 2014 campaign with the most momentum on Facebook?

According to sister site PageData, the New York Yankees and Dodgers finished first and second, respectively, in terms of MLB teams adding the most likes and people talking about this in the past seven days.

Despite the hope and optimism that usually accompany the start of a new season, 13 of the league’s 30 clubs actually saw their PTAT totals drop in the past seven days.

Here are the changes in likes and PTAT over the past seven days for all 30 MLB clubs, via PageData:

Likes:

  1. New York Yankees 54,418
  2. Los Angeles Dodgers 40,733
  3. San Francisco Giants 25,837
  4. Boston Red Sox 23,674
  5. St. Louis Cardinals 20,321
  6. Texas Rangers 19,418
  7. Chicago White Sox 19,320
  8. Atlanta Braves 19,229
  9. Detroit Tigers 18,312
  10. Los Angeles Angels 17,661
  11. Cincinnati Reds 17,640
  12. Chicago Cubs 17,556
  13. Baltimore Orioles 14,651
  14. Philadelphia Phillies 14,532
  15. New York Mets 14,371
  16. Pittsburgh Pirates 13,685
  17. Toronto Blue Jays 11,494
  18. Arizona Diamondbacks 11,284
  19. Seattle Mariners 10,934
  20. Milwaukee Brewers 10,598
  21. Cleveland Indians 10,591
  22. Colorado Rockies 10,010
  23. Kansas City Royals 9,926
  24. Minnesota Twins 8,442
  25. Oakland Athletics 7,084
  26. Houston Astros 6,748
  27. Washington Nationals 6,237
  28. San Diego Padres 6,020
  29. Tampa Bay Rays 5,222
  30. Miami Marlins 3,605

PTAT:

  1. New York Yankees 196,420
  2. Los Angeles Dodgers 55,601
  3. Cincinnati Reds 46,060
  4. Boston Red Sox 40,369
  5. Philadelphia Phillies 23,191
  6. Kansas City Royals 11,956
  7. St. Louis Cardinals 6,545
  8. Minnesota Twins 3,836
  9. Toronto Blue Jays 2,583
  10. Pittsburgh Pirates 2,534
  11. Seattle Mariners 2,219
  12. San Francisco Giants 2,106
  13. Arizona Diamondbacks 1,960
  14. Cleveland Indians 847
  15. Houston Astros 819
  16. San Diego Padres 518
  17. Chicago Cubs 140
  18. Colorado Rockies -399
  19. Oakland Athletics -420
  20. Baltimore Orioles -1,806
  21. Los Angeles Angels -3,024
  22. Washington Nationals -3,122
  23. Miami Marlins -4,606
  24. Tampa Bay Rays -6,377
  25. Detroit Tigers -9,597
  26. Atlanta Braves -11,606
  27. New York Mets -11,648
  28. Chicago White Sox -12,362
  29. Texas Rangers -17,017
  30. Milwaukee Brewers -17,269

Readers: How did your favorite team fare?

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