MLB League Standings

2016 MLB Magic Numbers

American League

AL GR W L W% GB WCGB
TEX 0 95 67 .586
CLE 1 94 67 .583 .5 2
BOS 0 93 69 .574 2
TOR 0 89 73 .549 6
BAL 0 89 73 .549 6
DET 1 86 75 .534 8.5 2.5
SEA 0 86 76 .530 9 3 NC
NYY 0 84 78 .518 11 5
HOU 0 84 78 .518 11 5
KC 0 81 81 .500 14 8
CWS 0 78 84 .481 17 11
LAA 0 74 88 .456 21 15
OAK 0 69 93 .425 26 20
TB 0 68 94 .419 27 21
MIN 0 59 103 .364 36 30

National League

NL GR W L W% GB WCGB
CHC 1 103 58 .639
WSH 0 95 67 .586 8.5
LAD 0 91 71 .561 12.5
SF 0 87 75 .537 16.5
NYM 0 87 75 .537 16.5
STL 0 86 76 .530 17.5 1
MIA 1 79 82 .490 24 7.5
PIT 1 78 83 .484 25 8.5 NC
COL 0 75 87 .463 28.5 12
MIL 0 73 89 .450 30.5 14
PHI 0 71 91 .438 32.5 16
ARI 0 69 93 .425 34.5 18
ATL 1 68 93 .422 35 18.5 2
SD 0 68 94 .419 35.5 19 NC
CIN 0 68 94 .419 35.5 19 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: October 31, 2016 11:00pm ET