MLB League Standings

2022 Major League Baseball Magic Numbers

American League

AL GP/R W L W% GB WCGB
HOU 116/46 75 41 .646   45 35 36 34 35 33 33 32 29 25 24 20 15 14
NYY 115/47 72 43 .626 2.5 [50]   38 39 37 38 36 36 35 32 28 27 23 18 17
CLE 114/48 61 53 .535 13 [61] [59]   [50] 48 49 47 47 46 43 39 38 34 29 28
TOR 113/49 61 52 .539 12.5 [61] [59] 49   48 49 47 47 46 43 39 38 34 29 28
SEA 116/46 62 54 .534 13 [60] [58] [48] [49]   [48] 46 46 45 42 38 37 33 28 27
TAM 113/49 60 53 .531 13.5 [62] [60] 50 [51] 49   48 48 47 44 40 39 35 30 29
BAL 114/48 59 55 .517 15 1.5 [63] [61] [51] [52] [50] [51]   49 48 45 41 40 36 31 30
MIN 113/49 58 55 .513 15.5 2 [64] [62] [52] [53] [51] [52] 50   49 46 42 41 37 32 31
CWS 115/47 59 56 .513 15.5 2 [63] [61] [51] [52] [50] [51] [49] [49]   45 41 40 36 31 30
BOS 116/46 57 59 .491 18 4.5 [65] [63] [53] [54] [52] [53] [51] [51] [50]   43 42 38 33 32
TEX 114/48 51 63 .447 23 9.5 [71] [69] [59] [60] [58] [59] [57] [57] [56] [53]   48 44 39 38
LAA 115/47 51 64 .443 23.5 10 [71] [69] [59] [60] [58] [59] [57] [57] [56] [53] [49]   44 39 38
KAN 116/46 48 68 .413 27 13.5 [74] [72] [62] [63] [61] [62] [60] [60] [59] [56] [52] [51]   42 41
DET 116/46 43 73 .370 32 18.5 [79] [77] [67] [68] [66] [67] [65] [65] [64] [61] [57] [56] [52]   46
OAK 115/47 41 74 .356 33.5 20 [81] [79] [69] [70] [68] [69] [67] [67] [66] [63] [59] [58] [54] [49]  

National League

NL GP/R W L W% GB WCGB
LAD 113/49 79 34 .699   44 33 38 32 33 32 27 23 18 19 18 16 14 6
NYM 115/47 75 40 .652 5 [54]   37 42 36 37 36 31 27 22 23 22 20 18 10
STL 114/48 63 51 .552 16.5 [66] [60]   [54] 48 49 48 43 39 34 35 34 32 30 22
ATL 116/46 70 46 .603 10.5 [59] [53] 42   41 42 41 36 32 27 28 27 25 23 15
SDG 117/45 65 52 .555 16 [64] [58] [47] [52]   [47] 46 41 37 32 33 32 30 28 20
PHI 114/48 63 51 .552 16.5 [66] [60] 49 [54] 48   48 43 39 34 35 34 32 30 22
MIL 113/49 61 52 .539 18 1.5 [68] [62] [51] [56] 50 [51]   45 41 36 37 36 34 32 24
SFO 114/48 57 57 .500 22.5 6 [72] [66] [55] [60] [54] [55] [54]   45 40 41 40 38 36 28
ARI 114/48 53 61 .464 26.5 10 [76] [70] [59] [64] [58] [59] [58] [53]   44 45 44 42 40 32
COL 117/45 51 66 .435 30 13.5 [78] [72] [61] [66] [60] [61] [60] [55] [51]   [47] 46 44 42 34
MIA 115/47 50 65 .434 30 13.5 [79] [73] [62] [67] [61] [62] [61] [56] [52] 47   47 45 43 35
CHC 113/49 47 66 .415 32 15.5 [82] [76] [65] [70] [64] [65] [64] [59] [55] 50 [51]   48 46 38
CIN 113/49 45 68 .398 34 17.5 [84] [78] [67] [72] [66] [67] [66] [61] [57] [52] [53] [52]   48 40
PIT 115/47 45 70 .391 35 18.5 [84] [78] [67] [72] [66] [67] [66] [61] [57] [52] [53] [52] [50]   40
WAS 116/46 38 78 .327 42.5 26 [91] [85] [74] [79] [73] [74] [73] [68] [64] [59] [60] [59] [57] [55]  

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

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: August 15, 2022 9:00pm GMT