MLB Division Standings

2017 MLB Magic Numbers

AL East

AL East GR W L W% GB
BOS 10 88 64 .578 8
NYY 10 85 67 .559 3 NC
TB 9 74 79 .483 14.5 9 7
BAL 8 74 80 .480 15 NC 7
TOR 9 71 82 .464 17.5 NC NC

AL Central

AL Central GR W L W% GB
CLE 9 96 57 .627
MIN 9 79 74 .516 17 7
KC 10 75 77 .493 20.5 NC
DET 9 62 91 .405 34 10
CWS 10 61 91 .401 34.5 11

AL West

AL West GR W L W% GB
HOU 10 93 59 .611
LAA 10 76 76 .500 17 11 8 4
TEX 10 76 76 .500 17 11 8 4
SEA 9 74 79 .483 19.5 NC NC 6
OAK 10 69 83 .453 24 NC NC NC

NL East

NL East GR W L W% GB
WSH 10 92 60 .605
MIA 10 72 80 .473 20 8 4
ATL 11 68 83 .450 23.5 NC 8 3
NYM 10 65 87 .427 27 NC NC 6
PHI 9 61 92 .398 31.5 NC NC

NL Central

NL Central GR W L W% GB
CHC 10 85 67 .559 6 6
MIL 9 81 72 .529 4.5 NC 10
STL 10 80 72 .526 5 NC 11
PIT 9 69 84 .451 16.5 7
CIN 9 66 87 .431 19.5 NC

NL West

NL West GR W L W% GB
LAD 9 97 56 .634
ARI 9 88 65 .575 9 NC 4
COL 9 82 71 .535 15 NC
SD 9 69 84 .451 28
SF 9 60 93 .392 37 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: September 22, 2017 7:00am ET