MLB Division Standings

2022 Major League Baseball Magic Numbers

American League East

AL East GP/R W L W% GB
NYY 115/47 72 43 .626   39 38 36 32
TOR 113/49 61 52 .539 10 [59]   49 47 43
TAM 113/49 60 53 .531 11 [60] [51]   48 44
BAL 114/48 59 55 .517 12.5 [61] [52] [51]   45
BOS 116/46 57 59 .491 15.5 [63] [54] [53] [51]  

American League Central

AL Central GP/R W L W% GB
CLE 114/48 61 53 .535   47 46 34 29
MIN 113/49 58 55 .513 2.5 [52]   49 37 32
CWS 115/47 59 56 .513 2.5 [51] [49]   36 31
KAN 116/46 48 68 .413 14 [62] [60] [59]   42
DET 116/46 43 73 .370 19 [67] [65] [64] [52]  

American League West

AL West GP/R W L W% GB
HOU 116/46 75 41 .646   34 25 24 14
SEA 116/46 62 54 .534 13 [60]   38 37 27
TEX 114/48 51 63 .447 23 [71] [58]   48 38
LAA 115/47 51 64 .443 23.5 [71] [58] [49]   38
OAK 115/47 41 74 .356 33.5 [81] [68] [59] [58]  

National League East

NL East GP/R W L W% GB
NYM 115/47 75 40 .652   42 37 23 10
ATL 116/46 70 46 .603 5.5 [53]   42 28 15
PHI 114/48 63 51 .552 11.5 [60] [54]   35 22
MIA 115/47 50 65 .434 25 [73] [67] [62]   35
WAS 116/46 38 78 .327 37.5 [85] [79] [74] [60]  

National League Central

NL Central GP/R W L W% GB
STL 114/48 63 51 .552   48 34 32 30
MIL 113/49 61 52 .539 1.5 [51]   36 34 32
CHC 113/49 47 66 .415 15.5 [65] [64]   48 46
CIN 113/49 45 68 .398 17.5 [67] [66] [52]   48
PIT 115/47 45 70 .391 18.5 [67] [66] [52] [50]  

National League West

NL West GP/R W L W% GB
LAD 113/49 79 34 .699   32 27 23 18
SDG 117/45 65 52 .555 16 [64]   41 37 32
SFO 114/48 57 57 .500 22.5 [72] [54]   45 40
ARI 114/48 53 61 .464 26.5 [76] [58] [53]   44
COL 117/45 51 66 .435 30 [78] [60] [55] [51]  

Six teams from each league qualify for the playoffs:

  • The three division winners, who are ranked 1-3 regardless of their records
  • The next three best teams by record, regardless of division

The top two seeded division winners in each league earn a first-round bye.

Clinched division
Clinched wild-card berth
Eliminated from the playoffs

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 procedures from mlb.com

Updated: August 15, 2022 10:00pm GMT