MLB League Standings

2016 MLB Magic Numbers

American League

AL W L W% GB WCGB
TEX 47 27 .635 86 86 84 81 82 80 80 79 80 79 76 74 74 66
BAL 42 30 .583 4 NC 91 89 86 87 85 85 84 85 84 81 79 79 71
CLE 42 30 .583 4 NC 91 89 86 87 85 85 84 85 84 81 79 79 71
BOS 41 32 .561 5.5 NC NC NC 87 88 86 86 85 86 85 82 80 80 72
TOR 40 35 .533 7.5 NC NC NC NC NC 87 87 86 87 86 83 81 81 73
KC 38 34 .527 8 .5 NC NC NC NC 90 89 89 88 89 88 85 83 83 75
DET 38 36 .513 9 1.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC 89 88 89 88 85 83 83 75
HOU 38 36 .513 9 1.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC 89 88 89 88 85 83 83 75
CWS 37 37 .500 10 2.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 89 86 84 84 76
NYY 36 36 .500 10 2.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC 91 91 90 90 87 85 85 77
SEA 36 37 .493 10.5 3 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 90 NC 87 85 85 77
TB 31 40 .436 14.5 7 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 90 90 82
LAA 31 42 .424 15.5 8 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 90 82
OAK 30 42 .416 16 8.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 91 83
MIN 23 50 .315 23.5 16 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC

National League

NL W L W% GB WCGB
CHC 48 24 .666 88 84 81 82 82 80 76 77 75 75 72 72 69 67
SF 47 27 .635 2 NC 85 82 83 83 81 77 78 76 76 73 73 70 68
WSH 43 31 .581 6 NC NC 86 87 87 85 81 82 80 80 77 77 74 72
LAD 41 34 .546 8.5 NC NC NC NC NC 87 83 84 82 82 79 79 76 74
NYM 39 33 .541 9 NC NC NC 90 91 89 85 86 84 84 81 81 78 76
STL 38 33 .535 9.5 .5 NC NC NC 91 92 90 86 87 85 85 82 82 79 77
MIA 39 35 .527 10 1 NC NC NC NC NC NC 85 86 84 84 81 81 78 76
PIT 35 39 .473 14 5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 88 88 85 85 82 80
COL 34 38 .472 14 5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 90 89 89 86 86 83 81
ARI 35 40 .466 14.5 5.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 88 85 85 82 80
MIL 33 40 .452 15.5 6.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 90 87 87 84 82
SD 32 43 .426 17.5 8.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 88 85 83
PHI 31 43 .418 18 9 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 89 86 84
CIN 28 46 .378 21 12 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 87
ATL 25 48 .342 23.5 14.5 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: June 25, 2016 1:00am ET