MLB League Standings

2017 MLB Magic Numbers

American League

AL GR W L W% GB WCGB
CLE 9 96 57 .627 8 3
HOU 10 93 59 .611 2.5 NC 6 3
BOS 10 88 64 .578 7.5 NC NC 8
NYY 10 85 67 .559 10.5 NC NC 4 2 2
MIN 9 79 74 .516 17 NC NC 8 8 7 5 5 4 2
TEX 10 76 76 .500 19.5 2.5 NC NC 11 10 8 8 7 5 4
LAA 10 76 76 .500 19.5 2.5 NC NC 11 10 8 8 7 5 4
KC 10 75 77 .493 20.5 3.5 NC NC NC NC 9 9 8 6 5
TB 9 74 79 .483 22 5 NC NC NC NC 10 9 7 6
SEA 9 74 79 .483 22 5 NC NC NC NC 10 9 7 6
BAL 8 74 80 .480 22.5 5.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC 7 6
TOR 9 71 82 .464 25 8 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 9
OAK 10 69 83 .453 26.5 9.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 3 3
DET 9 62 91 .405 34 17 NC NC 10
CWS 10 61 91 .401 34.5 17.5 NC NC 11

National League

NL GR W L W% GB WCGB
LAD 9 97 56 .634 6
WSH 10 92 60 .605 4.5 NC 4 6
CHC 10 85 67 .559 11.5 NC NC 7 6 6
ARI 9 88 65 .575 9 NC NC 8 4 3 3
COL 9 82 71 .535 15 NC NC 9 9
MIL 9 81 72 .529 16 1 NC NC NC 10 2
STL 10 80 72 .526 16.5 1.5 NC NC NC 11 3
MIA 10 72 80 .473 24.5 9.5 NC NC NC 7 7 8 4 4
SD 9 69 84 .451 28 13 NC 10 NC 7 7 2
PIT 9 69 84 .451 28 13 NC 10 NC 7 7 2
ATL 11 68 83 .450 28 13 NC 11 11 8 8 3 2
CIN 9 66 87 .431 31 16 NC NC NC NC 10 5 4
NYM 10 65 87 .427 31.5 16.5 NC NC NC NC 11 6 5
PHI 9 61 92 .398 36 21 NC NC NC NC NC 9
SF 9 60 93 .392 37 22 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: September 22, 2017 7:00am ET