MLB League Standings

2022 Major League Baseball Magic Numbers

American League

AL GP/R W L W% GB WCGB
HOU 162/0 106 56 .654  
NYY 162/0 99 63 .611 7  
CLE 162/0 92 70 .567 14  
TOR 162/0 92 70 .567 14  
SEA 162/0 90 72 .555 16  
TAM 162/0 86 76 .530 20  
BAL 162/0 83 79 .512 23 3  
CWS 162/0 81 81 .500 25 5  
MIN 162/0 78 84 .481 28 8  
BOS 162/0 78 84 .481 28 8  
LAA 162/0 73 89 .450 33 13  
TEX 162/0 68 94 .419 38 18  
DET 162/0 66 96 .407 40 20  
KAN 162/0 65 97 .401 41 21  
OAK 162/0 60 102 .370 46 26  

National League

NL GP/R W L W% GB WCGB
LAD 162/0 111 51 .685  
ATL 162/0 101 61 .623 10  
STL 162/0 93 69 .574 18  
NYM 162/0 101 61 .623 10  
SDG 162/0 89 73 .549 22  
PHI 162/0 87 75 .537 24  
MIL 162/0 86 76 .530 25 1  
SFO 162/0 81 81 .500 30 6  
ARI 162/0 74 88 .456 37 13  
CHC 162/0 74 88 .456 37 13  
MIA 162/0 69 93 .425 42 18  
COL 162/0 68 94 .419 43 19  
PIT 162/0 62 100 .382 49 25  
CIN 162/0 62 100 .382 49 25  
WAS 162/0 55 107 .339 56 32  

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 7:00pm GMT