Minor League Baseball Extra Innings Report

July 12, 2018 - International League (IL) - Rochester Red Wings News Release

Through games of July 1, 2018

Games going more than three extra innings

In 2018 (through July 1), only eight games have gone more than three extra innings (more than 12 innings in a game scheduled for nine innings and more than 10 innings in a game scheduled for seven innings).

In 2017, 162 games went longer than three extra innings.

In 2016, 183 games went longer than three extra innings.

Games ending in one extra frame

In 2018, of the 475 extra innings games through July 1, 239 games (71 percent) ended after one extra inning of play.

In 2017, of the 1,192 extra innings games, 588 games (49 percent) ended after one extra inning of play.

In 2016, of the 1,195 extra innings games, 546 games (46 percent) ended after one extra inning of play.

Games ending in one or two extra frames

In 2018, of the 475 extra innings games through July 1, 446 games (94 percent) ended after one or two extra innings of play.

In 2017, of the 1,192 extra innings games, 878 games (74 percent) ended after one extra inning of play.

In 2016, of the 1,195 extra innings games, 850 games (71 percent) ended after one extra inning of play.

The longest games

In 2018, the longest game of the year (in terms of innings) went six extra frames.

In 2017, the longest game of the year (in terms of innings) went 12 extra frames.

In 2016, the longest game of the year (in terms of innings) went 14 extra frames.

Average number of extra innings played in extra innings games

In 2018 (through July 1), 475 extra innings games created 653 extra innings (1.37 extra innings per game)

In 2017, 1,192 extra innings games created 2,457 extra innings (2.06 extra innings per game)

In 2016, 1,195 extra innings games created 2,592 extra innings (2.17 extra innings per game)

Time of extra innings games

In 2018, extra innings games are ending 28 minutes later than an average nine inning game.

In 2017, extra innings games ended 43 minutes later than an average nine inning game.

In 2016, extra innings games ended 45 minutes later than an average nine inning game.

Note: the average inning in 2017 took 18.7 minutes (2:49 time of game average)

Won-Loss Record of home team (through July 6)

2018: 258-259 (.499)

2017: 551-641 (.462)

2016: 575-620 (.481)

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