MLB Division Standings

2022 Major League Baseball Magic Numbers

American League East

AL East GP/R W L W% GB
NYY 162/0 99 63 .611  
TOR 162/0 92 70 .567 7  
TAM 162/0 86 76 .530 13  
BAL 162/0 83 79 .512 16  
BOS 162/0 78 84 .481 21  

American League Central

AL Central GP/R W L W% GB
CLE 162/0 92 70 .567  
CWS 162/0 81 81 .500 11  
MIN 162/0 78 84 .481 14  
DET 162/0 66 96 .407 26  
KAN 162/0 65 97 .401 27  

American League West

AL West GP/R W L W% GB
HOU 162/0 106 56 .654  
SEA 162/0 90 72 .555 16  
LAA 162/0 73 89 .450 33  
TEX 162/0 68 94 .419 38  
OAK 162/0 60 102 .370 46  

National League East

NL East GP/R W L W% GB
ATL 162/0 101 61 .623  
NYM 162/0 101 61 .623  
PHI 162/0 87 75 .537 14  
MIA 162/0 69 93 .425 32  
WAS 162/0 55 107 .339 46  

National League Central

NL Central GP/R W L W% GB
STL 162/0 93 69 .574  
MIL 162/0 86 76 .530 7  
CHC 162/0 74 88 .456 19  
PIT 162/0 62 100 .382 31  
CIN 162/0 62 100 .382 31  

National League West

NL West GP/R W L W% GB
LAD 162/0 111 51 .685  
SDG 162/0 89 73 .549 22  
SFO 162/0 81 81 .500 30  
ARI 162/0 74 88 .456 37  
COL 162/0 68 94 .419 43  

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: December 7, 2022 9:00pm GMT