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Baltimore Orioles home finale on MASN up 94 percent over last year

Final out Sunday seen by estimated 136,000 viewers

By David Zurawik

The Baltimore Sun

12:38 PM EDT, October 1, 2012

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The TV audience for the Baltimore Orioles' game Sunday was almost twice as large as the one for last year's home finale, according to Nielsen Media data supplied by the Orioles cable channel.

A total of 91,000 viewers watched the Orioles Sunday compared to 47,000 on the last home telecast in 2011; that's an increase of 94 percent.

The game's final out was seen by 136,000 viewers.

For the season, the Orioles averaged 70,000 viewers a telecast, up from 44,000 the year before -- that's a 59 percent increase.