MLB League Standings

2016 MLB Magic Numbers

American League

AL W L W% GB WCGB
CWS 17 8 .680 137 136 136 136 136 135 134 134 135 133 132 132 129 129
BAL 14 9 .608 2 NC 139 139 139 139 138 137 137 138 136 135 135 132 132
TEX 14 10 .583 2.5 NC NC 139 139 139 138 137 137 138 136 135 135 132 132
BOS 14 10 .583 2.5 NC NC 139 139 139 138 137 137 138 136 135 135 132 132
DET 13 10 .565 3 NC NC 140 140 140 139 138 138 139 137 136 136 133 133
SEA 13 10 .565 3 NC NC 140 140 140 139 138 138 139 137 136 136 133 133
KC 12 11 .521 4 1 NC NC NC NC NC NC 139 139 140 138 137 137 134 134
OAK 13 12 .520 4 1 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 138 NC 137 136 136 133 133
TB 11 12 .478 5 2 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 140 NC 139 138 138 135 135
CLE 10 11 .476 5 2 NC NC NC NC NC NC 142 141 141 140 139 139 136 136
LAA 11 13 .458 5.5 2.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 138 138 135 135
TOR 11 14 .440 6 3 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 138 135 135
NYY 8 14 .363 7.5 4.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 141 138 138
HOU 7 17 .291 9.5 6.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 139
MIN 7 17 .291 9.5 6.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 139

National League

NL W L W% GB WCGB
CHC 17 5 .772 139 133 139 137 136 135 134 133 134 132 131 131 131 128
WSH 16 7 .695 1.5 NC 134 140 138 137 136 135 134 135 133 132 132 132 129
SF 12 13 .480 6.5 3.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 138 NC 137 136 136 136 133
NYM 15 7 .681 2 NC 141 135 139 138 137 136 135 136 134 133 133 133 130
PIT 15 9 .625 3 NC NC 135 NC 138 137 136 135 136 134 133 133 133 130
PHI 14 10 .583 4 1 NC NC 136 NC NC 138 137 136 137 135 134 134 134 131
MIA 12 11 .521 5.5 2.5 NC NC 138 NC NC NC 139 138 139 137 136 136 136 133
STL 12 12 .500 6 3 NC NC 138 NC NC NC NC 138 139 137 136 136 136 133
LAD 12 13 .480 6.5 3.5 NC NC 138 NC NC NC NC NC NC 137 136 136 136 133
COL 11 12 .478 6.5 3.5 NC NC 139 NC NC NC NC 140 139 138 137 137 137 134
ARI 12 14 .461 7 4 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 136 136 136 133
CIN 9 15 .375 9 6 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 139 139 136
SD 9 15 .375 9 6 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 139 139 136
MIL 8 15 .347 9.5 6.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 140 140 137
ATL 5 18 .217 12.5 9.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC

Two-way tie for the division or wildcard

  1. A one game tie-breaker is played between the two teams, winner take all.

Two-way tie between division winners

  1. The team with the best record in head to head play.
  2. The team with the best overall record in intra-division games.
  3. The team with the best record in the final 81 games of the season, ignoring inter-league play.
  4. The team with the best record in the final 82 games of the season, extending backward until the tie is broken.

Three-way tie for the division or wildcard

  1. The team with the best intra-division record is determined as Team C. If intra-division records are tied, refer to above tie-breakers to determine team C.
  2. The other two teams, A and B, play one game.
  3. The winner of this game plays team C in one game.
  4. The winner of this second game is the winner of the tie-breaker.

Tiebreaking prodecures from MLB.com

Updated: May 1, 2016 1:00pm ET