MLB Division Standings

2023 Major League Baseball Magic Numbers

American League East

AL East GP/R W L W% GB
BAL 11/151 9 2 .818   150 150 147 148
BOS 11/151 7 4 .636 [154]   152 149 150
NYY 8/154 4 4 .500 [157] 155   152 153
TOR 10/152 3 7 .300 [158] [156] [156]   [154]
TAM 8/154 2 6 .250 [159] [157] [157] 154  

American League Central

AL Central GP/R W L W% GB
KAN 11/151 8 3 .727   151 150 147 147
DET 10/152 6 4 .600 [154]   152 149 149
MIN 9/153 4 5 .444 [156] [155]   151 151
CWS 12/150 4 8 .333 [156] [155] [154]   151
CLE 10/152 2 8 .200 [158] [157] [156] 153  

American League West

AL West GP/R W L W% GB
LAA 10/152 7 3 .700   152 152 151 149
HOU 10/152 6 4 .600 [154]   153 152 150
TEX 10/152 6 4 .600 [154] 153   152 150
OAK 10/152 5 5 .500 [155] [154] [154]   151
SEA 8/154 1 7 .125 [159] [158] [158] [157]  

National League East

NL East GP/R W L W% GB
WAS 9/153 5 4 .555   154 153 153 [155]
PHI 8/154 4 4 .500 155   154 154 [156]
ATL 10/152 5 5 .500 [154] [154]   153 [155]
NYM 9/153 4 5 .444 [155] [155] 154   [156]
MIA 5/157 2 3 .400 157 157 156 156  

National League Central

NL Central GP/R W L W% GB
CIN 9/153 5 4 .555   153 152 153 152
CHC 10/152 5 5 .500 [154]   152 153 152
PIT 10/152 4 6 .400 [155] [154]   [154] 153
STL 8/154 3 5 .375 [156] 155 154   154
MIL 9/153 3 6 .333 [156] [155] 154 [155]  

National League West

NL West GP/R W L W% GB
LAD 11/151 9 2 .818   150 148 148 148
COL 12/150 8 4 .666 [153]   149 149 149
SDG 13/149 7 6 .538 [154] [152]   150 150
ARI 11/151 5 6 .454 [156] [154] 152   152
SFO 8/154 2 6 .250 [159] [157] 155 155  

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

Any tie for any position

  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 overall record in inter-division games.
  4. The team with the best record in the final 81 games of the season, ignoring inter-league play.
  5. The team with the best record in the final 82 games of the season, extending backward until the tie is broken.

Tiebreaking procedures from mlb.com

Updated: March 5, 2024 1:00am GMT