08:13 AM ET 09.18 | Though the Angels are in the thick of a playoff race, one might reasonably assume that fans have not yet caught the fever. "Not at all," Angels team president John Carpino said when asked if this year's attendance has been a disappointment, given the offseason investment and anticipation for the season. "We're going to draw over 3 million fans for the 10th straight year." ... But the per-game average to date (37,755) is the lowest it has been during Arte Moreno's tenure as owner, having dropped for the third consecutive season. That average ranks eighth in Major League Baseball. ... The numbers are not down dramatically. But the trends offer a distinct contrast to the excitement of the offseason.