MLB Division Standings

2022 Major League Baseball Magic Numbers

American League East

AL East GP/R W L W% GB
NYY 30/132 22 8 .733   128 126 124 122
TAM 31/131 18 13 .580 4.5 [137]   130 128 126
TOR 32/130 17 15 .531 6 [138] [133]   129 127
BAL 30/132 13 17 .433 9 [142] [137] [135]   131
BOS 30/132 11 19 .366 11 [144] [139] [137] [135]  

American League Central

AL Central GP/R W L W% GB
MIN 30/132 18 12 .600   131 130 127 124
CWS 29/133 15 14 .517 2.5 [136]   133 130 127
CLE 30/132 15 15 .500 3 [136] [134]   130 127
KAN 27/135 9 18 .333 7.5 [142] [140] [139]   133
DET 30/132 9 21 .300 9 [142] [140] [139] [136]  

American League West

AL West GP/R W L W% GB
LAA 32/130 21 11 .656   131 124 126 123
HOU 30/132 19 11 .633 1 133   126 128 125
SEA 32/130 14 18 .437 7 [138] [138]   [133] 130
TEX 28/134 12 16 .428 7 [140] [140] 133   132
OAK 31/131 12 19 .387 8.5 [140] [140] [133] [135]  

National League East

NL East GP/R W L W% GB
NYM 31/131 21 10 .677   125 125 125 121
MIA 31/131 14 17 .451 7 [139]   132 132 128
PHI 31/131 14 17 .451 7 [139] 132   132 128
ATL 31/131 14 17 .451 7 [139] 132 132   128
WAS 31/131 10 21 .322 11 [143] [136] [136] [136]  

National League Central

NL Central GP/R W L W% GB
MIL 32/130 20 12 .625   130 126 124 119
STL 29/133 16 13 .551 2.5 [135]   130 128 123
PIT 30/132 13 17 .433 6 [138] [137]   131 126
CHC 30/132 11 19 .366 8 [140] [139] [135]   128
CIN 31/131 7 24 .225 12.5 [144] [143] [139] [137]  

National League West

NL West GP/R W L W% GB
LAD 29/133 20 9 .689   131 131 128 128
SDG 32/130 20 12 .625 1.5 [134]   131 128 128
SFO 31/131 19 12 .612 2 [135] 132   129 129
ARI 32/130 17 15 .531 4.5 [137] [134] [134]   131
COL 31/131 16 15 .516 5 [138] [135] [135] 132  

Five teams from each league qualify for the playoffs:

  • The three division winners, who are ranked 1-3 regardless of their records
  • Two wild card teams, who play a single Wild Card game to determine who moves onto the Division round
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: May 12, 2022 1:00am ET