MLB League Standings

2016 MLB Magic Numbers

American League

AL W L W% GB WCGB
CLE 58 42 .580 61 61 60 60 58 57 55 55 52 52 49 48 44 42
TEX 60 44 .576 NC 59 58 58 56 55 53 53 50 50 47 46 42 40
BAL 58 44 .568 1 NC 61 60 60 58 57 55 55 52 52 49 48 44 42
TOR 58 45 .563 1.5 NC NC NC 60 58 57 55 55 52 52 49 48 44 42
BOS 56 45 .554 2.5 NC NC NC 62 60 59 57 57 54 54 51 50 46 44
HOU 55 47 .539 4 1.5 NC NC NC NC NC 60 58 58 55 55 52 51 47 45
DET 55 48 .534 4.5 2 NC NC NC NC NC NC 58 58 55 55 52 51 47 45
NYY 52 50 .509 7 4.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 61 58 58 55 54 50 48
SEA 51 50 .505 7.5 5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 62 59 59 56 55 51 49
CWS 50 53 .485 9.5 7 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 60 57 56 52 50
KC 49 53 .480 10 7.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 61 58 57 53 51
OAK 47 56 .456 12.5 10 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 59 55 53
LAA 46 57 .446 13.5 11 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 56 54
TB 40 61 .396 18.5 16 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 60
MIN 39 63 .382 20 17.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC

National League

NL W L W% GB WCGB
CHC 62 40 .607 59 57 56 54 53 52 52 49 43 45 42 40 40 34
WSH 61 42 .592 1.5 NC 58 57 55 54 53 53 50 44 46 43 41 41 35
SF 59 44 .572 3.5 NC NC 59 57 56 55 55 52 46 48 45 43 43 37
LAD 58 45 .563 4.5 NC NC NC 58 57 56 56 53 47 49 46 44 44 38
STL 56 47 .543 6.5 NC NC NC NC 59 58 58 55 49 51 48 46 46 40
MIA 55 48 .534 7.5 1 NC NC NC NC NC 59 59 56 50 52 49 47 47 41
NYM 53 49 .519 9 2.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC 61 58 52 54 51 49 49 43
PIT 52 49 .514 9.5 3 NC NC NC NC NC NC 62 59 53 55 52 50 50 44
COL 51 52 .495 11.5 5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 54 56 53 51 51 45
PHI 47 58 .447 16.5 10 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 57 55 55 49
MIL 45 56 .445 16.5 10 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 60 59 57 57 51
SD 44 59 .427 18.5 12 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 58 58 52
ARI 42 61 .407 20.5 14 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 60 54
CIN 41 61 .402 21 14.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 61 55
ATL 36 67 .349 26.5 20 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: July 30, 2016 5:00am ET