MLB League Standings

2016 MLB Magic Numbers

American League

AL W L W% GB WCGB
TEX 76 54 .584 32 31 30 28 27 26 26 26 25 21 14 13 13 7
CLE 73 55 .570 2 NC 34 33 31 30 29 29 29 28 24 17 16 16 10
TOR 73 56 .565 2.5 NC NC 33 31 30 29 29 29 28 24 17 16 16 10
BOS 72 57 .558 3.5 NC NC NC 32 31 30 30 30 29 25 18 17 17 11
BAL 70 59 .542 5.5 NC NC NC NC 33 32 32 32 31 27 20 19 19 13
DET 69 60 .534 6.5 1 NC NC NC NC NC 33 33 33 32 28 21 20 20 14
HOU 68 61 .527 7.5 2 NC NC NC NC NC NC 34 34 33 29 22 21 21 15
SEA 68 61 .527 7.5 2 NC NC NC NC NC NC 34 34 33 29 22 21 21 15
NYY 67 61 .523 8 2.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC 35 35 34 30 23 22 22 16
KC 67 62 .519 8.5 3 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 30 23 22 22 16
CWS 62 66 .484 13 7.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 28 27 27 21
OAK 56 73 .434 19.5 14 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 33 33 27
LAA 55 74 .426 20.5 15 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 34 28
TB 54 74 .421 21 15.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 35 29
MIN 49 80 .379 26.5 21 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC

National League

NL W L W% GB WCGB
CHC 82 46 .640 27 24 22 21 20 19 18 13 11 8 8 6 5
WSH 75 54 .581 7.5 NC 31 29 28 27 26 25 20 18 15 15 13 12 6
LAD 72 57 .558 10.5 NC NC 32 31 30 29 28 23 21 18 18 16 15 9
SF 70 59 .542 12.5 NC NC NC 33 32 31 30 25 23 20 20 18 17 11
STL 68 60 .531 14 NC NC NC NC 34 33 32 27 25 22 22 20 19 13
PIT 66 61 .519 15.5 1.5 NC NC NC NC NC 35 34 29 27 24 24 22 21 15
MIA 67 62 .519 15.5 1.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC 33 28 26 23 23 21 20 14
NYM 66 63 .511 16.5 2.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 29 27 24 24 22 21 15
COL 61 68 .472 21.5 7.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 32 29 29 27 26 20
PHI 59 70 .457 23.5 9.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 31 31 29 28 22
MIL 56 73 .434 26.5 12.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 34 32 31 25
CIN 55 73 .429 27 13 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 35 33 32 26
SD 54 75 .418 28.5 14.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 33 27
ARI 54 76 .415 29 15 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 27
ATL 48 82 .369 35 21 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: August 28, 2016 9:00am ET