MLB Division Standings

2018 MLB Magic Numbers

AL East

AL East GR W L W% GB
BOS 37 88 37 .704 29 14 6
NYY 38 78 46 .629 9.5 NC 24 16
TAM 38 63 61 .508 24.5 NC NC 31 13
TOR 38 55 69 .443 32.5 NC NC NC 21
BAL 38 37 87 .298 50.5 NC NC

AL Central

AL Central GR W L W% GB
CLE 39 71 52 .577 28 18 15 6
MIN 39 59 64 .479 12 NC 30 27 18
DET 37 51 74 .408 21 NC NC 35 26
CWS 39 46 77 .374 25 NC NC NC 31
KAN 38 38 86 .306 33.5 NC NC NC NC

AL West

AL West GR W L W% GB
HOU 38 75 49 .604 38 34 25 18
OAK 38 74 50 .596 1 NC 35 26 19
SEA 37 71 54 .568 4.5 NC NC 29 22
LAA 36 63 63 .500 13 NC NC NC 30
TEX 36 56 70 .444 20 NC NC NC NC

NL East

NL East GR W L W% GB
ATL 39 68 55 .552 40 32 26 19
PHI 39 68 55 .552 40 32 26 19
WAS 37 62 63 .496 7 NC NC 32 25
NYM 40 53 69 .434 14.5 NC NC NC 34
MIA 36 50 76 .396 19.5 NC NC NC NC

NL Central

NL Central GR W L W% GB
CHC 39 71 52 .577 35 35 30 23
MIL 36 69 57 .547 3.5 NC 37 32 25
STL 37 68 57 .544 4 NC 38 33 26
PIT 37 63 62 .504 9 NC NC NC 31
CIN 38 55 69 .443 16.5 NC NC NC NC

NL West

NL West GR W L W% GB
ARI 37 69 56 .552 38 36 30 16
COL 38 68 56 .548 .5 39 37 31 17
LAD 37 67 58 .536 2 NC NC 32 18
SFO 37 61 64 .488 8 NC NC NC 24
SDG 35 49 78 .385 21 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