MLB League Standings

2024 Major League Baseball Magic Numbers

American League

AL GP/R W L W% GB WCGB
NYY 17/145 12 5 .705   146 143 145 145 144 143 143 143 143 142 142 141 140 137
CLE 16/146 11 5 .687 .5 147   144 146 146 145 144 144 144 144 143 143 142 141 138
TEX 17/145 9 8 .529 3 .5 [149] [149]   [148] [148] [147] 146 146 146 146 145 145 144 143 140
KAN 17/145 11 6 .647 1 [147] [147] 144   146 145 144 144 144 144 143 143 142 141 138
BAL 16/146 10 6 .625 1.5 [148] [148] 145 147   146 145 145 145 145 144 144 143 142 139
DET 16/146 9 7 .562 2.5 [149] [149] 146 [148] [148]   146 146 146 146 145 145 144 143 140
TOR 17/145 9 8 .529 3 .5 [149] [149] 146 [148] [148] [147]   146 146 146 145 145 144 143 140
TAM 17/145 9 8 .529 3 .5 [149] [149] 146 [148] [148] [147] 146   146 146 145 145 144 143 140
BOS 17/145 9 8 .529 3 .5 [149] [149] 146 [148] [148] [147] 146 146   146 145 145 144 143 140
LAA 16/146 8 8 .500 3.5 1 [150] [150] 147 [149] [149] [148] 147 147 147   146 146 145 144 141
OAK 16/146 7 9 .437 4.5 2 [151] [151] [148] [150] [150] [149] [148] [148] [148] [148]   147 146 145 142
MIN 15/147 6 9 .400 5 2.5 [152] [152] [149] [151] [151] [150] [149] [149] [149] [149] 148   147 146 143
SEA 16/146 6 10 .375 5.5 3 [152] [152] [149] [151] [151] [150] [149] [149] [149] [149] [148] [148]   146 143
HOU 17/145 6 11 .352 6 3.5 [152] [152] [149] [151] [151] [150] [149] [149] [149] [149] [148] [148] [147]   143
CWS 16/146 2 14 .125 9.5 7 [156] [156] [153] [155] [155] [154] [153] [153] [153] [153] [152] [152] [151] [150]  

National League

NL GP/R W L W% GB WCGB
MIL 15/147 10 5 .666   148 146 147 147 147 145 144 145 145 144 143 144 140 139
ATL 14/148 9 5 .642 .5 149   147 148 148 148 146 145 146 146 145 144 145 141 140
LAD 18/144 11 7 .611 .5 [147] [147]   [146] [146] [146] 144 143 144 144 143 142 143 139 138
PIT 17/145 11 6 .647 [147] [147] 145   146 146 144 143 144 144 143 142 143 139 138
CIN 15/147 9 6 .600 1 [149] [149] 147 148   148 146 145 146 146 145 144 145 141 140
CHC 15/147 9 6 .600 1 [149] [149] 147 148 148   146 145 146 146 145 144 145 141 140
PHI 17/145 9 8 .529 2 1 [149] [149] [147] [148] [148] [148]   145 146 146 145 144 145 141 140
SDG 19/143 10 9 .526 2 1 [148] [148] [146] [147] [147] [147] [145]   [145] [145] 144 143 144 140 139
ARI 16/146 8 8 .500 2.5 1.5 [150] [150] [148] [149] [149] [149] 147 146   147 146 145 146 142 141
NYM 16/146 8 8 .500 2.5 1.5 [150] [150] [148] [149] [149] [149] 147 146 147   146 145 146 142 141
STL 16/146 7 9 .437 3.5 2.5 [151] [151] [149] [150] [150] [150] [148] 147 [148] [148]   146 147 143 142
SFO 17/145 7 10 .411 4 3 [151] [151] [149] [150] [150] [150] [148] [147] [148] [148] [147]   [147] 143 142
WAS 15/147 6 9 .400 4 3 [152] [152] [150] [151] [151] [151] [149] 148 [149] [149] 148 147   144 143
COL 17/145 4 13 .235 7 6 [154] [154] [152] [153] [153] [153] [151] [150] [151] [151] [150] [149] [150]   145
MIA 17/145 3 14 .176 8 7 [155] [155] [153] [154] [154] [154] [152] [151] [152] [152] [151] [150] [151] [147]  

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: April 16, 2024 3:00am GMT