MLB League Standings

2018 MLB Magic Numbers

American League

AL GR W L W% GB WCGB
BOS 37 88 37 .704 26 23 29 25 21 14 12 11 5 6
HOU 38 75 49 .604 12.5 NC 36 NC 38 34 27 25 24 18 19 14 11 2
CLE 39 71 52 .577 16 2.5 NC NC NC NC 38 31 29 28 22 23 18 15 6 5
NYY 38 78 46 .629 9.5 NC 36 33 35 31 24 22 21 15 16 11 8
OAK 38 74 50 .596 13.5 NC NC 37 NC 35 28 26 25 19 20 15 12 3 2
SEA 37 71 54 .568 17 3.5 NC NC NC NC NC 31 29 28 22 23 18 15 6 5
TAM 38 63 61 .508 24.5 11 NC NC NC NC NC NC 37 36 30 31 26 23 14 13
LAA 36 63 63 .500 25.5 12 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 36 30 31 26 23 14 13
MIN 39 59 64 .479 28 14.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 34 35 30 27 18 17
TEX 36 56 70 .444 32.5 19 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 33 30 21 20
TOR 38 55 69 .443 32.5 19 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 38 34 31 22 21
DET 37 51 74 .408 37 23.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 35 26 25
CWS 39 46 77 .374 41 27.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 31 30
KAN 38 38 86 .306 49.5 36 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 38
BAL 38 37 87 .298 50.5 37 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC

National League

NL GR W L W% GB WCGB
CHC 39 71 52 .577 37 36 37 36 35 35 34 30 29 28 23 23 16 14
PHI 39 68 55 .552 3 NC 39 40 39 38 38 37 33 32 31 26 26 19 17
ARI 37 69 56 .552 3 NC NC NC 38 37 37 36 32 31 30 25 25 18 16
ATL 39 68 55 .552 3 NC 40 39 39 38 38 37 33 32 31 26 26 19 17
COL 38 68 56 .548 3.5 NC NC 39 NC 38 38 37 33 32 31 26 26 19 17
MIL 36 69 57 .547 3.5 NC NC NC NC NC 37 36 32 31 30 25 25 18 16
STL 37 68 57 .544 4 .5 NC NC NC NC NC 38 37 33 32 31 26 26 19 17
LAD 37 67 58 .536 5 1.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 34 33 32 27 27 20 18
PIT 37 63 62 .504 9 5.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 37 36 31 31 24 22
WAS 37 62 63 .496 10 6.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 37 32 32 25 23
SFO 37 61 64 .488 11 7.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 33 33 26 24
CIN 38 55 69 .443 16.5 13 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 39 32 30
NYM 40 53 69 .434 17.5 14 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 41 34 32
MIA 36 50 76 .396 22.5 19 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 35
SDG 35 49 78 .385 24 20.5 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: August 19, 2018 8:00pm ET